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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo Official Trailer 1 - Van Johnson Movie (1944) HD

trailer for Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Darryl F Zanuck earning his Irving G. Thalberg Award


The ceremony was hosted by Bob Hope and John Cromwell at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre honoring movies released in 1944. Barry Fitzgerald became the only actor 2 get 2 acting nominations in 2 different categories. Margaret O Brien recieved a Juvenile Award, Bob Hope recieved an honorary Oscar for his services to the Academy, and Darryl F Zanuck got his Irving G Thalberg award. 

Winners Synopsis[]

Mouse Trouble won for Best Animated Short

Fighting Lady won for Best Documentary Feature

With The Marines At Tarawa won for Best Documentary Short

Who's Who In Animal Land won for Best 1 reel Live Action Short

I Wont Play won for Best 2 reel Live Action Short

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo won for Best Special Effects

Laura won for Best Black and White Cinematography

Cover Girl won for Best Musical Score

Since You Went Away won for Best Dramatic/Comedy Score

None But The Lonely Heart won for Best Supporting Actress

Gaslight won 2 Academy Awards for Best Actress and Best Black and White Art Direction

Wilson won 5 Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound Recording, Best Technicolor Art Direction, Best Technicolor Cinematography, and Best Film Editing  

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Going My Way won 7 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Story, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Song (Swingin' On A Star)