Sep 04, 2009 · Thomas Mitchell won an Oscar for his role as the very alcoholic Doc Boone. Also of note, in wonderfully comic roles, are Andy Devine as the stagecoach driver and the appropriately named Donald Meek as the meek whiskey salesman. I didn't make that up. His name is actually Meek. Stagecoach is a very well crafted Western.
The 12th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1939, was held on February 29, 1940 at a banquet in the Coconut Grove at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. It was hosted by Bob Hope (for the first time). David O. Selznick's Gone with the Wind received the most nominations of the year with thirteen. Mr.
$1,103,757 Stagecoach is a 1939 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne in his breakthrough role. The screenplay by Dudley Nichols is an adaptation of "The Stage to Lordsburg", a 1937 short story by Ernest Haycox. Feb 24, 2015 · Check winners and nominations of 1939 Academy Awards. Check awards winners of 12th Academy Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees) Dec 25, 2011 · A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. Dir... Joining those five films in the Academy Awards' field of ten Best Picture nominees was the first major collaboration of what would become as renowned as any actor-director team. Stagecoach. cast John Wayne as the star of a western film directed by John Ford. Wayne had appeared as an uncredited extra in seven Ford films made from 1928 to 1930.
Stagecoach (1939) Oscar [Nominee] (1938) Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Hurricane (1937) And what an ensemble of actors: Thomas Mitchell (who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar as the drunken doctor), Claire Trevor, Donald Meek, Andy Devine, and the magical John Carradine. Due to the film's striking use of chiaroscuro lighting and low ceilings, Orson Welles watched Stagecoach over and over while preparing for Citizen Kane. 12th Academy Awards (1939): Nominees and Winners ... Mr. Chips – Sam Wood Mr. Smith Goes to Washington – Frank Capra Stagecoach – John Ford Wuthering Heights ... Sep 04, 2016 · Comparing John Ford's 1939 "Stagecoach" to the 1966 and 1986 Remakes To be honest my first experience with "Stagecoach" was the 1966 remake of the John Ford classic. Even though I love Westerns and John Wayne.