Golden Girl (1951): Oscar Nominated Musical Biopic Starring Mitzi Gaynor as Lotta Crabtree

Mitzi Gaynor plays the 19th century singer Lotta Crabtree in this mediocre musical, produced by Fox and directed by Lloyd Bacon, set during the Civil War.

 

Oscar Nominations: 1

Song: Never, music by Lionel Newman , lyrics by Eliot Daniel

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The Song Oscar went to Hoagy Carmichael and Johnny Mercer for “In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening,” from the movie Here Comes the Groom