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Dodsworth (1936)
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn
Producer: Samuel Goldwyn
Starring: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Mary Astor, Maria Ouspenskaya
Synopsis: Adapted from Sinclair Lewis's novel, a retired automobile tycoon (Walter Huston) and wife (Ruth Chatterton) take an extended European holiday. Increasingly obsessed with maintaining an appearance of youth, Chatterton falls in with a crowd of frivolous socialites. Discovering that his wife is leaving him for a European baron, he is disconsolate until he meets a pretty young widow (Mary Astor). When Chatterton realizes what she may be losing, she attempts reconciliation, but it is too late. Academy Award Nominations®: 7, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor--Walter Huston, Best Screenplay. Academy Awards®: Best Interior Decoration.
Academy Awards®:
Best Picture   Nomainated
Best Director William Wyler Nominated
Best Actor Walter Huston Nominated
Supporting Actress Maria Ouspenskaya Nominated
Best Screenplay Sidney Howard Nominated
Interior Decoration Richard Day Won
Sound Recording Oscar Lagerstrom Nominated
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