Oscar Movies: Test Pilot


Oscar Nominations: 3

Picture, produced by Louis D. Lighton.
Original Story: Frank Wead
Film Editing: Tom Held

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context

In 1938, no less than ten films competed for the Best Picture Oscar: “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” “Alexander's Ragtime Band,” “Boys Town,” “The Citadel,” “Four Daughters,” “Grand Illusion,” “Jezebel,” “Pgymalion,” and “You Can's Take It With you,” which won.

Frank Capra, who directed “You Can't,” won his third Oscar in 5 years! Dore Schary and Eleanor Griffin won the Oscar Story for “Boys Town,” and Ralph Dawson the Editing for “The Adventures of Robin Hood.”