Oscar Impact: Suspicion–How Critics Led to Rebooking Hitchcock’s Thriller into Theaters

In 1941, after Joan Fontaine won the Best Actress from the New York Film Critics Circle for her role in Hitchcock’s Suspicion, the studio, RKO, booked the film into the Pantages  for one day, January 11, which was the last day of eligibility for that year’s Academy Awards.