Oscar Movies: Louisa (1950): Romantic Fluff Starring Ronald Reagan

In this romantic melodrama, directed by Alexander Hall, Spring Byington goes to live with her son (Ronald Reagan) and his wife (Ruth Hussey), where she is courted by two men: Edmund Gwenn and Charles Coburn.

Piper Laurie makes her screen acting debut as Byington’s grandaughter.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Sound Recording: Leslie I. Carey

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The Sound Oscar went to All About Eve, which swept the mos important awards of 1950, including Best Picture.