Oscar Movies: Ninotchka (1939)


Oscar Nominations: 4

Picture, produced by Sidney Franklin
Actress: Greta Garbo
Original Story: Melchior Lengyel
Screenplay: Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, and Billy Wilder

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

Ninotchka vied for the top award with nine other films: Dark Victory, Gone with the Wind, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Love Affair, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Of Mice and Men, Stagecoach, The Wizard of Oz, and Wuthering Heights. Gone with the Wind swept most of the Oscars, including Picture, Actress, and Screenplay. The Original Story Oscar went to Lewis R. Foster for Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.