Sunday, March 7, 2010

Oscar

Mary Pickford and her 1928 Oscar for Best Actress in Coquette


Conrad Nagel presents Norma Shearer with her 1930 Oscar for Best Actress in The Divorcee
Side note: MINK CUFFS!


Louis B. Mayer presents Helen Hayes with her 1932 Oscar for Best Actress in The Sin of Madelon Claudet


1932 Best Actor Oscar tie go to Wallace Beery for The Champ and Fredric March for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, seen here with 1931 Oscar winner Lionel Barrymore and 1932 Academy President Conrad Nagel


Bette Davis admires her 1935 Oscar for Best Actress in Dangerous


David O. Selznick presents Vivien Leigh her 1939 Oscar for Best Actress in Gone With The Wind

First African American Oscar nominee Hattie McDaniel and her 1939 Best Supporting Actress Oscar in Gone With The Wind. Does anyone know who this is with her?

*Update~ The woman with Hattie is actress Fay Bainter. Thank you John!


Joan Fontaine holds her 1941 Oscar for Best Actress in Suspicion alongside Gary Cooper with his statuette for Best Actor in Sergeant York


Joan Crawford in bed "sick" accepting her 1945 Oscar for Best Actress in Mildred Pierce


Jose Ferrer hears the news of his 1950 Oscar win for Best Actor in Cyrano de Bergerac while dining in a New York City cafe with Judy Holiday and Gloria Swanson


Audrey Hepburn holds her 1953 Oscar for Best Actress in Roman Holiday


1954 Oscar winners Best Actor Marlon Brando for On The Waterfront and Best Actress Grace Kelly for The Country Girl


In 1957, Olivia de Havilland poses with her two Oscars; 1946 Best Actress Oscar for To Each His Own and 1949 Best Actress Oscar for The Heiress


Yul Brynner presents the 1960 Best Actress Oscar to Liz Taylor for her role in Butterfield 8

10 comments:

John W. MacDonald said...

Q. First African American Oscar nominee Hattie McDaniel and her 1939 Best Supporting Actress Oscar in Gone With The Wind. Does anyone know who this is with her?

A. Fay Bainter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fay_Bainter

Hannah Stoneham said...

Fantastic selection of photographs - thank you!

Hannah

Lesley Ann said...

Liz Taylor has always mantained that she should never have won for Butterfield 8. It came after Mike Todds' death and her seriuos illness that resulted in her traecheotomy scar. She also has said that it was not one of her favorite films to do.

Stefanie Valentine said...

Great photos that you've chosen!
xx

LadyNoir said...

WOW!!! love all that photos^^ very cool

I'm in love with old Hollywood actress too...my blog is new if you want take a look

kiss

Robby Cress said...

What fantastic photos! I especially like the one of Jose Ferrer, Judy Holiday, and Gloria Swanson. I love how animated everyone is in the picture.

Martini said...

Thanks for posting these pictures. I love the one of the with Ms. Betty Davis. I'm a big fan.

brit said...

I'm a huge fan of Bette Davis too. I've seen an amazing abstract of her at Greg Hildebrants Pinup Art Gallery.

Beaut said...

Brillant photos!!!
I just love that vintage era.

Beaut xxxx
Beaut Vintage Dresses

http://semiformaldresses.org said...

These photos are so beautiful. No that I love vintage more but in the old days people used to dress much much better.