Oscar Movies: Now, Voyager (1942)

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Oscar Alert

Oscar Nominations: 3

Actress: Bette Davis Supporting Actress: Gladys Cooper Scoring (Dramatic or Comedy): Max Steiner

Oscar Awards: 1

Scoring

Oscar Context

This was Bette Davis' sixth Best Actress nomination. In a career spanning five decades, she was nominated for ten Oscars, winning two.

For playing the tyrannical mother, Gladys Cooper received the first out of her three Oscar nominations; all in the supporting league.

In 1942, the two female acting awards went to actresses in the schmaltzy WWII melodrama, “Mr. Miniver”: Greer Garson won Best Actress and Teresa Wright Supporting Actress.