Sunday, July 8, 2018

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Meant to post a tease earlier this month, but what are you gonna do? Starting tomorrow, we take a look at the films of 1959, featuring:

Winner: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Charlton Heston), Best Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith), Best Dramatic Score, Best Cinematography - Color, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration - Color, Best Film Editing, Best Costume Design - Color, Best Sound Recording, Best Visual Effects

Black Orpheus
Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

The Diary of Anne Frank
Winner: Best Supporting Actress (Shelley Winters), Best Cinematography - Black-and-White, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration - Black-and-White

A Hole in the Head
Winner: Best Original Song ("High Hopes")

Pillow Talk
Winner: Best Original Screenplay

Porgy and Bess
Winner: Best Musical Score

Room at the Top
Winner: Best Actress (Simone Signoret), Best Adapted Screenplay

Some Like It Hot
Winner: Best Costume Design - Black-and-White

....and many, many more, including non-Oscar-nominated films like A Summer Place, House on Haunted Hill, and The Crimson Kimono!

It all starts tomorrow with Best Actress: Doris Day in Pillow Talk, Audrey Hepburn in The Nun's Story, Katharine Hepburn in Suddenly, Last Summer, Simone Signoret in A Room at the Top, and Elizabeth Taylor in Suddenly, Last Summer.

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