Oscar Movies: Gay Divorcee, The (1934)

Oscar Nominations: 5

Picture, produced by Pandro S. Berman
Sound Recording: Carl Dreher
Interior Decoration: Van Nest Polglase and Carroll Clark
Score: RKO Music Department, Max Steiner, head; score by Kenneth Webb and Samuel Hoffenstein
Song: The Continental, music by Con Conrad, lyrics by Herb Magidson

Oscar Awards: 1


Oscar Context

The Gay Divorcee competed for the Best Picture with eleven other films: The Barrets of Wimpole Street, Cleopatra, Flirtation Walk, Here Comes the Navy, The House of Rothchild, Imitation of Life, It Happened One Night, One Night of Love, The Thin Man, Viva Villa!, and The White Parade.

It Happened One Night swept most of the Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Claudette Colbert. The Sound and Score awards went to One Night of Love, and Interior Decoration to The Merry Widow.