Tag Archive | movie

The Oscars in 1948

It’s Oscar night!  Here’s a little film trivia — Do you know which film won for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Oscars in 1948? Seventy years ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held the 20th Academy Awards.  That year, “The Farmer’s Daughter” (1947)  was nominated in several categories.  Loretta […]

Ozu Yasujiro’s ”The Record of a Tenement Gentleman”

[A guest post written by Lani Alden, former Student Assistant in the Prange Collection.] There are countless books on a variety of media topics housed in the Gordon W. Prange Collection. These range from celebrity gossip magazines to film periodicals.  These are interesting places to explore the works of both famous and not-so-famous Japanese directors […]