Wednesday, February 21

1929 Awards

1929 Awards, All Movie Awards, Children's, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Newbery Medal

1929 Newbery Medal – Children’s Winner and Nominees

1929 Newbery Medal - Children's WinnerThe Trumpeter of KrakowEric P. Kelly...Amazon1929 Newbery Medal - Children's NomineesClearing WeatherCornelia MeigsAmazonMillions of CatsWanda GagAmazonRunaway PapooseGrace MoonAmazonThe Boy Who WasGrace HallockAmazonThe Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben LooJohn BennettAmazonTod of the FensElinor WhitneyAmazon
1929 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1929 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1929 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerArsenalSet in the bleak aftermath and devastation of the World War I, a recently demobbed soldier, Timosh, returns to his hometown Kiev, after having survived a train wreck. His arrival coincides ...AmazonHomecomingFollowing World War I, after a long imprisonment, two German prisoner-of-war soldiers escape from a Siberian lead-mine. Karl manages to reach Germany before Richard, and is sheltered by ...AmazonOctober (Ten Days that Shook the World)A large-scale view on the events of 1917 in Russia, when the monarchy was overthrown.AmazonPiccadillyA young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act which soon leads to a plot of betrayal, forbidden love and murde...
1929 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1929 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1929 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerApplauseA burlesque star seeks to keep her convent-raised daughter away from her low-down life and abusive lover/stage manager.AmazonBroadwayA naive young dancer in a Broadway show innocently gets involved in backstage bootlegging and murder.AmazonBulldog DrummondA bored WWI veteran helps out a young woman, whose uncle is being held hostage by embezzlers.AmazonDisraeliPrime Minister of Great Britain Benjamin Disraeli outwits the subterfuge of the Russians and chicanery at home in order to secure the purchase of the Suez Canal.AmazonHallelujahA sharecropper decides to become a preacher after falling for a vamp from the city.AmazonParis BoundPre-Code early-talkie film version of Philip Barry's Broadway hit chronicles the first five years of...
1929 Awards, Academy Awards, Actor in a Leading Role, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year

1929 Academy Awards – Actor in a Leading Role Winner and Nominees

1929 Academy Awards - Actor in a Leading Role WinnerThe Last CommandEmil JanningsA former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.Amazon1929 Academy Awards - Actor in a Leading Role NomineesThe NooseRichard BarthelmessAmazonThe Patent Leather KidRichard BarthelmessAmazon
1929 Awards, Academy Awards, Actress in a Leading Role, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year

1929 Academy Awards – Actress in a Leading Role Winner and Nominees

1929 Academy Awards - Actress in a Leading Role Winner7th HeavenJanet GaynorA street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes.Amazon1929 Academy Awards - Actress in a Leading Role NomineesA Ship Comes InLouise DresserAmazonSadie ThompsonGloria SwansonAmazon
1929 Awards, Academy Awards, All Movie Awards, Cinematography, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year

1929 Academy Awards – Cinematography Winner and Nominees

1929 Academy Awards - Cinematography WinnerSunriseCharles RosherAn allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.Amazon1929 Academy Awards - Cinematography NomineesSadie ThompsonGeorge BarnesAmazonThe Devil DancerGeorge BarnesAmazonThe Magic FlameGeorge BarnesAmazon
1929 Awards, Academy Awards, All Movie Awards, Director (Comedy), Film Awards, Film Awards By Year

1929 Academy Awards – Director (Comedy) Winner and Nominees

1929 Academy Awards - Director (Comedy) WinnerTwo Arabian KnightsLewis MilestoneTwo American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam.Amazon1929 Academy Awards - Director (Comedy) NomineesSpeedyTed WildeAmazon
1929 Awards, Academy Awards, All Movie Awards, Director (Dramatic), Film Awards, Film Awards By Year

1929 Academy Awards – Director (Dramatic) Winner and Nominees

1929 Academy Awards - Director (Dramatic) Winner7th HeavenFrank BorzageA street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes.Amazon1929 Academy Awards - Director (Dramatic) NomineesSorrell and SonHerbert BrenonAmazonThe CrowdKing VidorAmazon