OSCAR FILMS/ACTRESSES; Where Have You Gone, Joan Blondell and Fay Bainter?
NYTimes - almost 17 years
THE year was 1936; the Oscars were a decade-old affair, working their way up from what was, in essence, a fancy-dress bash and awards ceremony thrown by Louis B. Mayer. To quiet the grumbling from the Actors Guild, and to spread the favors around, Frank Capra, head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that year, instituted the
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