Mark's Best Actress Challenge

…In relentless pursuit of all performances nominated and won!

Bette Davis in “The Star” (nomination, 1952)

I’m beginning to believe that the 1950s were not exactly kind to Bette Davis.  After the brilliant success of her turn as Margo Channing in All About Eve (for which … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Janet Gaynor in “Seventh Heaven” (*winner, 1927-28)

Tonight I completed the triad of films for which Janet Gaynor won the first Best Actress Oscar handed out for her work in the year 1927-28.  The third and final … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · 3 Comments