Oscar Movies: Casanova Brown (1944)

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Oscar Nominations: 3


Interior Decoration (b/w): Perry Ferguson, art direction, Julia Heron

Sound: Thomas T. Moulton

Scoring of Dramatic or Comedy Picture: Arthur Lange


Oscar Awards: None


Oscar Context:


The Oscar winning comedy “Going My Way” competed for the top award with Billy Wilder's noir melodrama “Double Indemnity,” George Cukor's psychological thriller “Gaslight,” and two patriotic films, Selznick's production “Since You Went Away and the biopic “Wilson.”


In 1944, the art direction Oscar went to Cukor's noir suspenser “Gaslight,” the Sound award to “Wilson,” and the Scoring to Max Steiner for the sentimental war melodrama “Since You Went Away.”