Oscar Movies: Crusades, The (1935): DeMille’s Epic

Cecil B. DeMille directed this epic, in which Richard the Lion-Hearted is played by Henry Wilcoxon and Loretta Young is cast as Berengaria, his wife and princess of Navarre.

The secondary cast includes Joseph Schildkraut, Mischa Auer and Carroll Naish.

Oscar Context

Ace cinematographer Victor Milner was nominated for his work, but the winner was Hal Mohr for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

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