1932 Milstead Movie Awards

BEST PICTURE
FREAKS (MGM; Tod Browning, Dwain Esper, Harry Rapf, Hildegarde Stadie & Irving Thalberg)
GRAND HOTEL (MGM; Irving Thalberg)
HORSE FEATHERS (Paramount; Herman J. Mankiewicz)
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG (Warner Bros; Hal B. Wallis)
LOVE ME TONIGHT (Paramount; Rouben Mamoulian)
THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (RKO; Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack & David O. Selznick)
THE OLD DARK HOUSE (Universal; Carl Laemmle, Jr.)
SCARFACE (United Artists; Howard Hawks & Howard Hughes)
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (Paramount; Adolph Zukor)
TROUBLE IN PARADISE (Paramount; Ernst Lubitsch)

Freaks
Freaks
Also Considered:
BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING (Michel Simon); FANNY (Marcel Pagnol & Roger Richebé); A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Frank Borzage); THE MUSIC BOX (Hal Roach); ONE HOUR WITH YOU (Ernst Lubitsch); RED DUST (Hunt Stromberg & Irving Thalberg); SMILIN' THROUGH (Albert Lewin & Irving Thalberg); VAMPYR (Carl Theodor Dreyer & Julian West); WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD? (Pandro S. Berman & David O. Selznic); WOODEN CROSSES (credit unknown)

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
George Arliss as "Montgomery Royle" - THE MAN WHO PLAYED GOD
John Barrymore as "Hilary Fairfield" - A BILL OF DIVORCEMENT
Maurice Chevalier as "Dr. Andre Bertier" - ONE HOUR WITH YOU
Ronald Colman as "Jim Warlock" - CYNARA
Clark Gable as "Dennis Carson" - RED DUST
Herbert Marshall as "Gaston Monescu" - TROUBLE IN PARADISE
Paul Muni as "James Allen" - I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG
Paul Muni as "Tony Camonte" - SCARFACE
William Powell as "Dan Hardesty" - ONE WAY PASSAGE
Michel Simon as "Priape Boudu" - BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING

Paul Muni in I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang
Paul Muni in I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang
Also Considered:
John Barrymore (ARSENE LUPIN); Pierre Blanchar (WOODEN CROSSES); Eddie Cantor (THE KID FROM SPAIN); Maurice Chevalier (LOVE ME TONIGHT); Gary Cooper (A FAREWELL TO ARMS); Walter Huston (LAW AND ORDER); Fredric March (SMILIN' THROUGH); Raimu (FANNY); Lowell Sherman (WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD?); Spencer Tracy (20,000 YEARS IN SING SING)

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Constance Bennett as "Mary Evans" - WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD?
Marlene Dietrich as "Shanghai Lily" - SHANGHAI EXPRESS
Marie Dressler as "Emma Thatcher" - EMMA
Kay Francis as "Joan Ames" - ONE WAY PASSAGE
Greta Garbo as "Grusinskaya" - GRAND HOTEL
Jean Harlow as "Vantine Jefferson" - RED DUST
Miriam Hopkins as "Lily Vautier" - TROUBLE IN PARADISE
Jeanette MacDonald as "Princess Jeanette" - LOVE ME TONIGHT
Jeanette MacDonald as "Colette Bertier" - ONE HOUR WITH YOU
Edna May Oliver as "Mrs Livingston Baldwin Crane" - LADIES OF THE JURY

Greta Garbo in Grand Hotel
Greta Garbo in Grand Hotel
Also Considered:
Clara Bow (CALL HER SAVAGE); Bette Davis (THE MAN WHO PLAYED GOD); Orane Demazis (FANNY); Marlene Dietrich (BLONDE VENUS); Irene Dunne (BACK STREET); Kay Francis (ONE WAY PASSAGE); Helen Hayes (A FAREWELL TO ARMS); Katharine Hepburn (A BILL OF DIVORCEMENT); Norma Shearer (SMILIN' THROUGH); Barbara Stanwyck (SO BIG)

Tod Browning - Freaks
Tod Browning - Freaks
BEST DIRECTOR
Raymond Bernard - WOODEN CROSSES
Frank Borzage - A FAREWELL TO ARMS
Tod Browning - FREAKS
Howard Hawks - SCARFACE
Mervyn LeRoy - I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG
Ernst Lubitsch - TROUBLE IN PARADISE
Ruben Mamoulian - LOVE ME TONIGHT
Irving Pichel & Ernest B. Schoedsack - THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
Josef Von Sternberg - SHANGHAI EXPRESS
James Whale - THE OLD DARK HOUSE

Also Considered:
Marc Allegret (FANNY); George Cukor (WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD?); Michael Curtiz (DOCTOR X); Carl Theodor Dreyer (VAMPYR); Victor Fleming (RED DUST); Karl Freund (THE MUMMY); Edmund Goulding (GRAND HOTEL); Ernst Lubitsch (ONE HOUR WITH YOU); Norman Z. McLeod (HORSE FEATHERS); Jean Renoir (BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING)

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Leslie Banks as "General Zaroff" - THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
Lionel Barrymore as "Otto Kringelein" - GRAND HOTEL
Charles Butterworth as "Count de Savignac" - LOVE ME TONIGHT
Fernand Charpin as "Honore Panisse" - FANNY
Charles Granval as "Edouard Lestingois" - BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING
Charles Laughton as "Phineas V. Lambert" - IF I HAD A MILLION
George Raft as "Guino Rinaldo" - SCARFACE
Charles Ruggles as "The Major" - TROUBLE IN PARADISE
Henry Stephenson as "John Tring" - CYNARA
Roland Young as "Professor Olivier" - ONE HOUR WITH YOU

Leslie Banks in The Most Dangerous Game
Leslie Banks in The Most Dangerous Game
Also Considered:
Humphrey Bogart (THREE ON A MATCH); Richard Cromwell (EMMA); Harry Earles (FREAKS); Leslie Howard (SMILIN' THROUGH); Boris Karloff (THE OLD DARK HOUSE); Charles Laughton (THE SIGN OF THE CROSS); Frank McHugh (ONE WAY PASSAGE); Adolphe Menjou (A FAREWELL TO ARMS); Gene Raymond (RED DUST); Charles Ruggles (LOVE ME TONIGHT)

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Mary Astor as "Barbara Willis" - RED DUST
Joan Crawford as "Flaemmchen" - GRAND HOTEL
Anne Dvorak as "Cesca Camonte" - SCARFACE
Myrna Loy as "Countess Valentine" - LOVE ME TONIGHT
Aline MacMahon as "Betty" - ONE WAY PASSAGE
Mary Philips as "Helen Ferguson" - A FAREWELL TO ARMS
May Robson as "Mary Walker" - IF I HAD A MILLION
Genevieve Tobin as "Mitzi Olivier" - ONE HOUR WITH YOU
Thelma Todd as "Connie Bailey" - HORSE FEATHERS
Anna May Wong as "Hui Fei" - SHANGHAI EXPRESS

Mary Astor in Red Dust
Mary Astor in Red Dust
Also Considered:
Cicely Courtneidge (JACK'S THE BOY); Daisy Earles (FREAKS); Glenda Farrell (I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG); Kay Francis (TROUBLE IN PARADISE); Elissa Landi (THE SIGN OF THE CROSS); Eva Moore (THE OLD DARK HOUSE); Karen Morley (SCARFACE); Maureen O'Sullivan (TARZAN, THE APE MAN); Mae West (NIGHT AFTER NIGHT); Fay Wray (THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME)

Trouble In Paradise
Trouble In Paradise
BEST SCREENPLAY (ADAPTATION)
BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING (Jean Renoir & Albert Valentin)
FANNY (Marcel Pagnol)
A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Benjamin Glazer & Oliver H.P. Garrett)
GRAND HOTEL (Vicki Baum)
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG (Howard J. Green, Brown Holmes & Sheridan Gibney)
LOVE ME TONIGHT (Samuel Hoffenstein, George Marion, Jr. & Waldemar Young)
THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (James Ashmore Creelman)
ONE HOUR WITH YOU (Samson Raphaelson)
SCARFACE (Ben Hecht, Seton I. Miller, John Lee Mahin & W.R. Burnett)
TROUBLE IN PARADISE (Samson Raphaelson)

Also Considered:
ARSENE LUPIN (Carey Wilson); CYNARA (Frances Marion & Lynn Starling); FREAKS (Willis Goldbeck & Leon Gordon); LAW AND ORDER (John Huston & Tom Reed); THE OLD DARK HOUSE (Benn W. Levy & R.C. Sherriff); POIL DE CAROTTE (Julien Duvivier); RED DUST (John Lee Mahin); THE SIGN OF FOUR (W.P. Lipscomb); SMILIN' THROUGH (Ernest Vajda, Claudine West, Donald Ogden Stewart & James B. Fagan); WOODEN CROSSES (Raymond Bernard & André Lang)

The Music Box
The Music Box
BEST SCREENPLAY (ORIGINAL)
HORSE FEATHERS (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S.J. Perelman, Harry Sheekman & Will B. Johnstone)
KUHLE WAMPE (Bertolt Brecht & Ernst Ottwald)
MOVIE CRAZY (Vincent Lawrence)
THE MUSIC BOX (H.M. Walker)
ONE WAY PASSAGE (Robert Lord, Wilson Mizner & Joseph Jackson)
PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES (H.M. Walker, Stan Laurel & Ray McCarey)
ROME EXPRESS (Clifford Grey)
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (Jules Furthman & Harry Hervey)
THREE ON A MATCH (Lucien Hubbard)
WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD? (Gene Fowler, Rowland Brown, Ben Markson, Jane Murfin, Adela Rogers St. John & Louis Stevens)

Also Considered:
AMERICAN MADNESS (Robert Riskin); BLONDE VENUS (Josef Von Sternberg, Jules Furthman & S.K. Lauren); EMMA (Frances Marion & Leonard Praskins); I WAS BORN, BUT... (Akira Fushimi, Geibei Ibushiya & Yasujiro Ozu); IF I HAD A MILLION (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Grover Jones & William Slavens McNutt); THE KID FROM SPAIN (William Anthony McQuire, Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby); ME & MY GAL (Philip Klein, Barry Conners & Arthur Kober); MILLION DOLLAR LEGS (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Henry Myers & Nick Barrows); NO MAN OF HER OWN (Maurine Dallas Watkins & Milton H. Gropper); TOWED IN A HOLE (Stan Laurel)

A Farewell To Arms
A Farewell To Arms
BEST ART DIRECTION
DOCTOR X (Anton Grot)
A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Roland Anderson & Hans Dreier)
FREAKS (Cedric Gibbons & Merrill Pye)
GRAND HOTEL (Cedric Gibbons)
LOVE ME TONIGHT (Hans Dreier)
THE MUMMY (Willy Pogany)
THE OLD DARK HOUSE (Charles D. Hall)
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (Hans Dreier)
THE SIGN OF THE CROSS (Mitchell Leisen)
TARZAN, THE APE MAN (Cedric Gibbons)

Also Considered:
ARSENE LUPIN (Cedric Gibbons); BACK STREET (Charles Hall); ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (Hans Dreier); THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Carroll Clark & Thomas Little); MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (Charles D. Hall); ONE HOUR WITH YOU (Hans Dreier); RED DUST (Cedric Gibbons); SCARFACE (Harry Oliver); VAMPYR (Hermann Warm); WOODEN CROSSES (Jean Perrier)

Shanghai Express
Shanghai Express
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
DOCTOR X (Ray Rennahan)
A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Charles Lang)
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG (Sol Polito)
THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Henry Gerrard)
THE MUMMY (Charles Stumar)
THE OLD DARK HOUSE (Arthur Edeson)
SCARFACE (Lee Garmes & L.W. O'Connell) 
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (Lee Garmes & James Wong Howe)
THE SIGN OF THE CROSS (Karl Struss)
VAMPYR (Rudolph Maté)

Also Considered:
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM (George Folsey); THE BEAST OF THE CITY (Norbert Brodine); FREAKS (Merritt B. Gerstad); GRAND HOTEL (William H. Daniels); ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (Karl Struss); LOVE ME TONIGHT (Victor Milner); ONE HOUR WITH YOU (Victor Milner); RED DUST (Harold Rosson); TARZAN, THE APE MAN (Clyde de Vinna & Harold Rosson); WOODEN CROSSES (Jules Kruger & René Ribault)

The Sign Of The Cross
The Sign Of The Cross
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Travis Banton)
GRAND HOTEL (Adrian)
LOVE ME TONIGHT (Travis Banton & Edith Head)
THE MASK OF FU MANCHU (Adrian)
THE MUMMY (Vera West)
ONE HOUR WITH YOU (Travis Banton)
ROME EXPRESS (Gordon Conway)
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (Travis Banton)
THE SIGN OF THE CROSS (Mitchell Leisen)
TROUBLE IN PARADISE (Travis Banton)

Also Considered:
BACK STREET (Vera West); BIRD OF PARADISE (credit unknown); BLONDE VENUS (Travis Banton); CALL HER SAVAGE (Rita Kaufman); THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Walter Plunkett); ONE WAY PASSAGE (Orry-Kelly); RED DUST (Adrian); RED-HEADED WOMAN (Adrian); SCARFACE (credit unknown); TARZAN, THE APE MAN (credit unknown)

Scarface
Scarface
BEST FILM EDITING
FREAKS (Basil Wrangell)
GRAND HOTEL (Blanche Sewell)
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG (William Holmes)
THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Archie Marshek)
THE OLD DARK HOUSE (Clarence Kolster)
ONE HOUR WITH YOU (William Shea)
ONE WAY PASSAGE (Ralph Dawson)
SCARFACE (Edward Curtiss)
TARZAN, THE APE MAN (Tom Held & Ben Lewis)
WOODEN CROSSES (Lucienne Grumberg)

Also Considered:
AIR MAIL (Harry W. Lieb); CYNARA (Hugh Bennett); DOCTOR X (George Amy); FANNY (Raymond Lamy & Jean Mamy); A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Otho Lovering & George Nichols, Jr.); LOVE ME TONIGHT (Rouben Mamoulian & William Shea); THE MUMMY (Milton Carruth); RED DUST (Blanche Sewell); SHANGHAI EXPRESS (Frank Sullivan); VAMPYR (Tonka Taldy)

Island Of Lost Souls
Island Of Lost Souls
BEST MAKEUP
ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (Charles Gemora & Wally Westmore)
THE MASK OF FU MANCHU (Cecil Holland)
THE MUMMY (Jack Pierce)
THE OLD DARK HOUSE (Otto Lederer & Jack Pierce)
THE SIGN OF THE CROSS (James Collins)

Also Considered:
DOCTOR X (Perc Westmore & Ray Romero); FREAKS (credit unknown); THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Wally Westmore); SCARFACE (credit unknown); WHITE ZOMBIE (Jack Pierce & Carl Axzelle)

The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG (Bernhard Kaun)
LOVE ME TONIGHT (John Leipold)
THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Max Steiner)
THE MUMMY (James Dietrich)
THE OLD DARK HOUSE (David Broekman)
ONE HOUR WITH YOU (W. Franke Harling & Oscar Straus)
SCARFACE (Adolph Tandler)
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (W. Frank Harling)
VAMPYR (Wolfgang Zeller)
WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD? (Max Steiner) 

Also Considered:
CYNARA (Alfred Newman); DOCTOR X (Bernhard Kaun); FANNY (Vincent Scotto); A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Herman Hand, W. Frank Harling, Bernhard Kaun & John Leipold); GRAND HOTEL (Charles Maxwell); MOVIE CRAZY (Alfred Newman); THE MUSIC BOX (Harry Graham & Marvin Hatley); PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES (Marvin Hatley); ROME EXPRESS (Leighton Lucas); TROUBLE IN PARADISE (W. Frank Harling)

One Hour With You
One Hour With You
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"Here Lies Love" - THE BIG BROADCAST (Ralph Rainger & Leo Robin)
"Isn't It Romantic?" - LOVE ME TONIGHT (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)
"One Hour With You" - ONE HOUR WITH YOU (Richard Whiting & Leo Robin)
"Trouble In Paradise" - TROUBLE IN PARADISE (W. Franke Harling & Leo Robin)
"You've Got What Gets Me" - GIRL CRAZY (George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin)

Also Considered:
"The Country Needs A Man" - THE PHANTOM PRESIDENT (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart); "I'll Stay With You" - THERE GOES THE BRIDE (Fred Raymond & Clifford Grey); "In The Moonlight" - THE KID FROM SPAIN (Harry Ruby & Bert Kalmar); "Love Me Tonight" - LOVE ME TONIGHT (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart); "Mimi" - LOVE ME TONIGHT (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)

Tarzan, The Ape Man
Tarzan, The Ape Man
BEST SOUND
A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Franklin Hansen & Harold Lewis)
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG (Nathan Levinson)
ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (Loren L. Ryder)
THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Clem Portman & Murray Spivack)
THE MUMMY (Joe Lapis)
SCARFACE (William Snyder)
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (Harry D. Mills)
TARZAN, THE APE MAN (Douglas Shearer)
VAMPYR (Hans Bittmann & Paul Falkenberg)
WOODEN CROSSES (Antoine Archimbaud) 

Also Considered:
THE BEAST OF THE CITY (Douglas Shearer); THE BIG BROADCAST (Jack Goodrich); FREAKS (Douglas Shearer); GRAND HOTEL (Douglas Shearer); HORSE FEATHERS (Gene Merritt); LOVE ME TONIGHT (M.M. Paggi); MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (C. Roy Hunter); THE OLD DARK HOUSE (C. Roy Hunter); ONE WAY PASSAGE (Robert B. Lee); RED DUST (Douglas Shearer)

Vampyr
Vampyr
BEST SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
THE MUMMY (John P. Fulton)
TARZAN, THE APE MAN (Warren Newcombe)
VAMPYR (Henri Armand)

Also Considered:
A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Farciot Edouart & Loyal Griggs); ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (Gordon Jennings); THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (Lloyd Knechtel & Vernon L. Walker)

Most Wins:

2 - FREAKS

1 - A FAREWELL TO ARMS / GRAND HOTEL / I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG / ISLAND OF LOST SOULS / THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME / THE MUSIC BOX / THE OLD DARK HOUSE / ONE HOUR WITH YOU / RED DUST / SCARFACE / SHANGHAI EXPRESS / THE SIGN OF THE CROSS / TARZAN, THE APE MAN / TROUBLE IN PARADISE / VAMPYR



Most Nominations:

10 - LOVE ME TONIGHT / SCARFACE / SHANGHAI EXPRESS

9 - ONE HOUR WITH YOU

8 - GRAND HOTEL / I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG / THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME / TROUBLE IN PARADISE

7 - A FAREWELL TO ARMS / THE MUMMY / THE OLD DARK HOUSE