Address Unkonwn (1944): Paul Lukas as Nazi

This William Cameron Menzies’ WWII drama stars Paul Lukas (fresh off from his Best Actor Oscar for “Watch on the Rhine”) as a German-born American who returns to German and becomes a Nazi.

Oscar nominations: 2

Interior Decoration (b/w): Lionel Banks, Walter Holscher; art direction, Joseph Kish

Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture: Morris Stoloff, Ernst Toch

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The Art Direction Oscar went to George Cukor’s psychological thriller “Gaslight,” starring Ingrid Bergman.  Perennial nominee Max Steiner won the Scoring Oscar for “Since You Went Away.”