Oscar Movies: Romeo and Juliet (1936)


Oscar Nominations: 4

Picture, produced by Irving Thalberg
Actress: Norma Shearer
Supporting Actor: Basil Rathbone
Interior Decoration: Cedric Gibbons, Frederic Hope, and Edwin B. Willis

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context

Romeo and Juliet competed for the Best Picture with nine other films: Anthony Adverse, Dodsworth, The Great Ziegfeld (which won), Libeled Lady, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Romeo and Juliet, San Francisco, The Story of Louis Pasteur, A Tale of Two Cities, and Three Smart Girls.

In 1936, the Actress Oscar honored Luise Rainer for The Great Ziegfeld, the Supporting Actor Oscar went to Walter Brennan for Come and Get It, and to Art Direction to Richard Day for Dodsworth.