As we gear up for the 2016 Academy Awards this weekend, let’s look back at who won the awards 70 years ago in 1947. Have these winners held the worth of the award throughout the years? Check them out from the Gardiner Public Library and see for yourself why they were the winners.
Best Picture: The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Director: William Wyler, The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actor: Fredric March, The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland, To Each His Own
Best Supporting Actor: Harold Russell, The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Baxter, The Razor’s Edge
Scott Handville, Assistant Library Director