Oscar Movies: Great Caruso, The (1951)

Oscar Nominations: 3
 
Scoring of a Musical
Sound Recording: Douglas Shearer
Costume design (color): Helen Rose
 
Oscar Awards: 1
 
Sound recording
 
Oscar Context:
 
This was the last of five Oscars won by MGM’s  genius sound engineer Douglas Shearer (brother of movie star, Norma Shearer).
 
The big winner in 1951 was Minnelli’s musical “An American in Paris,” which received Best Picture, Scoring for Johnny Green and Saul Chaplin, and Costumes for Walter Plunkett and Irene Sharaff.