Oscar Movies: Martin Luther (1953)–Biopic of Reformation Leader

Directed by Irving pichel, this dramatic biopic chronicles the cleric (Niall MacGinnis), who began the Reformation movement.

Oscar Nominations: 2

Cinematography (b/w): Joseph C. Brun

Art Direction-Set Decoration (b/w): Fritz Maurischat and Paul Markowitz

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Cinematography was Burnett Guffey for From Here to Eternity.  Julius Caesar won the award for Art Direction.