Oscar Movies: Great Ziegfeld, The (1936)


Oscar Nominations: 7

Picture, produced by Hunt Stromberg
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Original Story: William Anthony McGuire
Actress: Luise Rainer
Interior Decoration: Cedric Gibbons, Eddie Imazu, Edwin B. Willis
Film Editing: William S. Gray
Dance Decoration: Seymour Felix

Oscar Awards: 3

Dance Direction

Oscar Context

The Great Ziegfeld competed for the Best Picture Oscar with nine other films: Anthony Adverse, Dodsworth, Libeled Lady, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Romeo and Juliet, San Francisco, The Story of Louis Pasteur, A Tale of Two Cities, and Three Smart Girls.

The other most nominated films were William Wyler's Dodsworth, with 7 citations, winning one, for Richard Day's Interior Decoration, and Anthony Adverse, which won the largest number of awards (4) of it 7 nominations.

Of all studios, MGM dominated the Oscar race, with five (half) of the Oscar-nominated films.