Tag Archive | Oscar

Featured Movie-related item: Gaslight (1944)

The 92nd Academy Awards are just around the corner! They’ll be televised on Sunday, February 9! This is our second installment of the year on Oscar-winning movies. Seventy-five years ago, Gaslight (Japanese translation – ガス燈), starring Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer, was nominated for ten awards and walked away with two wins: Best Art Direction […]

Featured Movie-related Item: Going My Way (1944)

In the lead-up to the 2020 Oscars (to be televised on February 9), we’ll be featuring two award-winning films. The first is “Going My Way” (1944), starring Bing Crosby as a young priest, Father Charles O’Malley, newly assigned to the parish of St. Dominic’s Church in New York City. Father Fitzgibbon, the long-time pastor of […]

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 […]