LA Adventure Specialist - 1:05 1 March 2010

20’s & 30’s / Academy Awards Best Pictures + More….

Annual Ceremony Date of Ceremony Year Honored Host Best Picture
1st Academy Awards May 16, 1929 1927 / 1928 Douglas            Fairbanks,William C. deMille Wings
2nd Academy Awards April 3, 1930 1928 / 1929 William C. deMille The Broadway Melody
3rd Academy Awards November 5, 1930 1929 / 1930 Conrad Nagel All Quiet on the Western Front
4th Academy Awards November 10, 1931 1930 / 1931 Lawrence Grant Cimarron
5th Academy Awards November 18, 1932 1931 / 1932 Lionel Barrymore, Conrad Nagel Grand Hotel
6th Academy Awards March 16, 1934 1932 / 1933 Will Rogers Cavalcade
7th Academy Awards February 27, 1935 1934 Irvin S. Cobb It Happened One Night
8th Academy Awards March 5, 1936 1935 Frank Capra Mutiny on the Bounty
9th Academy Awards March 4, 1937 1936 George Jessel The Great Ziegfeld
10th Academy Awards March 10, 1938 1937 Bob Burns The Life of Emile Zola
11th Academy Awards February 23, 1939 1938 no host You Can’t Take It With You
12th Academy Awards February 29, 1940 1939 Bob Hope Gone with the Wind

Trivia that only the a master Jeopardy champion may know; makes one wonder what Los Angeles Van tours were like in the golden days.  What happened in 1938?  No host?

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