Oscar Movies: Our Town (1940)

Oscar Nominations: 5

Picture, produced by Sol Lesser
Actress: Martha Scott
Interior Decoration (b/w): Lewis J. Rachmil
Score (Original): Aaron Copland
Sound Recording: Thomas Moulton

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context

Our Town competed for the top Oscar with nine other films: Foreign Correspondent (on of his lesser movies), All This and Heaven Too, The Grapes of Wrath, The Great Dictator, Kitty Foyle, The Letter, The Long Voyage Home, Rebecca, which won, and The Philadelphia Story.

Hitchcock and John Ford each had two movies in contention. The former had Foreign Correspondent and Rebecca, and the latter The Grapes of Wrath and The Long Voyage Home.