Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)

07/31/1940 (US) Documentary 30m
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This 1940 presentation features highlights of earlier (1928 onward) Oscar ceremonies including Shirley Temple and Walt Disney, plus acceptance speeches for films released in 1939 with recipients and presenters including Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, Hattie McDaniel, Fay Bainter, Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Sinclair Lewis, and more, with host Bob Hope.

  1. De Leon Anthony


Top Billed Cast

  1. Carey Wilson

    Carey Wilson

    Commentator - as Oscar statuette (voice)

  2. Janet Gaynor

    Janet Gaynor

    (archive footage)

  3. Emil Jannings

    Emil Jannings

    (archive footage)

  4. Mary Pickford

    Mary Pickford

    (archive footage)

  5. Warner Baxter

    Warner Baxter

    (archive footage)

  6. Norma Shearer

    Norma Shearer


  7. George Arliss

    George Arliss

    (archive footage)

  8. Marie Dressler

    Marie Dressler

    (archive footage)

  9. Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    (archive footage)

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Cavalcade of the Academy Awards

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Original Language English

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