Best of 1933

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1.
Sons of the Desert (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way. (68 mins.)
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
Gold Diggers of 1933
42nd Street
The Private Life of Henry VIII
Cavalcade ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Frank Lloyd

Nominees:
Alexander Korda - The Private Life of Henry VIII
William A. Seiter - Sons of the Desert
Mervyn LeRoy - Gold Diggers of 1933
Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack - King Kong ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon. (97 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
“ BEST ACTOR - Charles Laughton

Nominees:
Oliver Hardy - Sons of the Desert
Stan Laurel - Sons of the Desert
Warner Baxter - 42nd Street
Claude Rains - The Invisible Man ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ BEST ACTRESS - Diana Wynyard

Nominees:
Katharine Hepburn - Morning Glory
Fay Wray - King Kong
Greta Garbo - Queen Christina
Ruby Keeler - 42nd Street ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon. (97 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Robert Donat

Nominees:
Dick Powell - 42nd Street
Herbert Mundin - Cavalcade
Harpo Marx - Duck Soup
Chico Marx - Duck Soup ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon. (97 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Binnie Barnes

Nominees:
Merle Oberon - The Private Life of Henry VIII
Una Merkel - 42nd Street
Bebe Daniels - 42nd Street
Elsa Lanchester - The Private Life of Henry VIII ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon. (97 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Little Women
42nd Street
Gold Diggers of 1933
Cavalcade ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
Duck Soup (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale. (68 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
King Kong
The Private Life of Henry VIII
Queen Christina
Viktor and Viktoria ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
Sons of the Desert (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way. (68 mins.)
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Cavalcade
42nd Street
Gold Diggers of 1933
Morning Glory ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ BEST TITLES/CREDITS DESIGN

Nominees:
The Invisible Man
The Private Life of Henry VIII
Sons of the Desert
King Kong ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
The Invisible Man (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (71 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
King Kong
42nd Street
Gold Diggers of 1933
Cavalcade ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
The Invisible Man
Cavalcade
The Private Life of Henry VIII
King Kong ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Gold Diggers of 1933
42nd Street
King Kong
The Private Life of Henry VIII ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon. (97 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Cavalcade
42nd Street
Gold Diggers of 1933
Queen Christina ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
The Private Life of Henry VIII
King Kong
Gold Diggers of 1933
42nd Street ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
The Invisible Man (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (71 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
King Kong
Sons of the Desert ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
King Kong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Nominees:
Gold Diggers of 1933
Little Women
The Private Life of Henry VIII
Sons of the Desert ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST ORIGINAL SONG - "We're in the Money"

Nominees:
Gold Diggers of 1933 - "Pettin' in the Park"
Gold Diggers of 1933 - "Remember My Forgotten Man"
42nd Street - "Forty-second Street"
Flying Down to Rio - "Flying Down to Rio" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Nominees:
42nd Street
Flying Down to Rio
Footlight Parade ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
King Kong
42nd Street
The Invisible Man
Sons of the Desert ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
King Kong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
The Invisible Man
Sons of the Desert
Cavalcade
Gold Diggers of 1933 ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
King Kong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
The Invisible Man
Sons of the Desert ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting