1938 Milstead Movie Awards

BEST PICTURE
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Warner Bros; Hal B. Wallis & Henry Blanke)
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (20th Century Fox; Darryl F. Zanuck & Harry Joe Brown)
ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (Warner Bros; Sam Bischoff)
BRINGING UP BABY (RKO; Howard Hawks)
HOLIDAY (Columbia; Everett Riskin)
THE LADY VANISHES (United Artists/Gaumont; Edward Black)
PYGMALION (MGM; Gabriel Pascal)
QUAI DES BRUMES (Osso; Marcel Carne)
TEST PILOT (MGM; Louis D. Lighton)
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Columbia; Frank Capra)

The Adventures Of Robin Hood
The Adventures Of Robin Hood
Also Considered:
ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Sergei Eisenstein); ALGIERS (Walter Wagner); THE BAKER'S WIFE (Marcel Pagnol); LA BÊTE HUMAINE (Raymond Hakim & Robert Hakim); BOYS TOWN (John W. Considine, Jr.); THE CITADEL (Victor Saville); FOUR DAUGHTERS (Hal B. Wallis & Henry Blanke); JEZEBEL (Hal B. Wallis & Henry Blanke); MARIE ANTOINETTE (Hunt Stromberg & Irving G. Thalberg); THREE COMRADES (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
John Barrymore as "Gregory Vance" - THE GREAT MAN VOTES
Charles Boyer as "Pepe le Moko" - ALGIERS
James Cagney as "Rocky Sullivan" - ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES
Robert Donat as "Andrew Manson" - THE CITADEL
Jean Gabin as "Jacques Lantier" - LA BÊTE HUMAINE
Cary Grant as "Dr. David Huxley" - BRINGING UP BABY
Leslie Howard as "Prof. Henry Higgins" - PYGMALION
Raimu as "Aimable Castanier" - THE BAKER'S WIFE
Spencer Tracy as "Father Flanagan" - BOYS TOWN
Tom Walls as "Jack Drake" - CRACKERJACK

James Cagney in Angels With Dirty Faces
James Cagney in Angels With Dirty Faces
Also Considered:
Nikolai Cherkassov (ALEXANDER NEVSKY); Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (THE YOUNG IN HEART); Edward Ellis (A MAN TO REMEMBER); Errol Flynn (THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD); Clark Gable (TEST PILOT); Charles Laughton (SIDEWALKS OF LONDON); Reginald Owen (A CHRISTMAS CAROL); Tyrone Power (ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND); Michael Redgrave (THE LADY VANISHES); Edward G. Robinson (THE AMAZING DR. CLITTERHOUSE)

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Bette Davis as "Julie Marsden" - JEZEBEL
Deanna Durbin as "Alice Fullerton" - THAT CERTAIN AGE
Janet Gaynor as "George-Anne Carleton" - THE YOUNG IN HEART
Katherine Hepburn as "Susan Vance" - BRINGING UP BABY
Wendy Hiller as "Eliza Doolittle" - PYGMALION
Ginette Leclerc as "Auriele Castanier" - THE BAKER'S WIFE
Margaret Lockwood as "Iris Henderson" - THE LADY VANISHES
Jeannette MacDonald as "Gwen Marlowe" - SWEETHEARTS
Norma Shearer as "Marie Antoinette" - MARIE ANTOINETTE
Margaret Sullavan as "Patricia Hollmann" - THREE COMRADES

Bette Davis in Jezebel
Bette Davis in Jezebel
Also Considered:
Fay Bainter (WHITE BANNERS); Claudette Colbert (BLUEBEARD'S EIGHTH WIFE); Deanna Durbin (MAD ABOUT MUSIC); Madge Evans (ARMY GIRL); Alice Faye (ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND); Valerie Hobson (THIS MAN IS NEWS); Hedy Lamarr (ALGIERS); Vivien Leigh (SIDEWALKS OF LONDON); Luise Rainer (THE GREAT WALTZ); Rosalind Russell (THE CITADEL)

The Lady Vanishes
The Lady Vanishes
BEST DIRECTOR
Frank Capra - YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
Marcel Carne - QUAI DES BRUMES
George Cukor - HOLIDAY
Michael Curtiz - ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES
Michael Curtiz & William Keighley - THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Sergei Eisenstein - ALEXANDER NEVSKY
Howard Hawks - BRINGING UP BABY
Alfred Hitchcock - THE LADY VANISHES
Henry King - ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND
Jean Renoir - LA BÊTE HUMAINE

Also Considered:
Anthony Asquith (PYGMALION); Frank Borzage (THREE COMRADES); John Cromwell (ALGIERS); Michael Curtiz (FOUR DAUGHTERS); Victor Fleming (TEST PILOT); Edmund Goulding (THE DAWN PATROL); Marcel Pagnol (THE BAKER'S WIFE); Norman Taurog (BOYS TOWN); King Vidor (THE CITADEL); William Wyler (JEZEBEL)

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Don Ameche as "Charlie Dwyer" - ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND
Lew Ayres as "Ned Seton" - HOLIDAY
Walter Brennan as "Peter Goodwin" - KENTUCKY
John Garfield as "Mickey Borden" - FOUR DAUGHTERS
Wilfred Lawson as "Alfred Doolittle" - PYGMALION
Gene Lockhart as "Regis" - ALGIERS
Pat O'Brien as "Jerry Connolly" - ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES
Basil Rathbone as "Sir Guy of Gisbourne" - THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Mickey Rooney as "Whitey Marsh" - BOYS TOWN
Akim Tamiroff as "Dominique You" - THE BUCCANEER 

John Garfield in Four Daughters
John Garfield in Four Daughters
Also Considered:
John Barrymore (SPAWN OF THE NORTH); Walter Catlett (BRINGING UP BABY);  William Demerest (THE GREAT MAN VOTES); Alan Hale (THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD); Edward Everett Horton (HOLIDAY); Robert Morley (MARIE ANTOINETTE); Pat O'Brien (BOY MEETS GIRL); Claude Rains (THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD); Basil Rathbone (IF I WERE KING); Charles Ruggles (BRINGING UP BABY)

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Fay Bainter as "Aunt Belle Massey" - JEZEBEL
Billie Burke as "Marmy Carleton" - THE YOUNG IN HEART
Spring Byington as "Penny Sycamore" - YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
Olivia de Havilland as "Maid Marian" - THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Miliza Korjus as "Carla Donner" - THE GREAT WALTZ
Marie Lohr as "Mrs. Higgins" - PYGMALION
Myrna Loy as "Ann Thurston Barton" - TEST PILOT
Ethel Merman as "Jerry Allen" - ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND
May Robson as "Aunt Elizabeth" - BRINGING UP BABY
May Whitty as "Miss Froy" - THE LADY VANISHES

May Whitty in The Lady Vanishes
May Whitty in The Lady Vanishes
Also Considered:
Beulah Bondi (OF HUMAN HEARTS); Billie Burke (MERRILY WE LIVE); Mary Claire (THE LADY VANISHES); Catherine Lacey (THE LADY VANISHES); Doris Nolan (HOLIDAY); May Robson (THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER); May Robson (FOUR DAUGHTERS); Ann Sheridan (ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES); Linden Travers (THE LADY VANISHES); Sophie Tucker (BROADWAY MELODY OF 1938)

Pygmalion
Pygmalion
BEST SCREENPLAY - ADAPTATION
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (John V.A. Weaver)
THE AMAZING DR. CLITTERHOUSE (John Wexley & John Huston)
LA BÊTE HUMAINE (Jean Renoir)
HOLIDAY (Sidney Buchman & Donald Ogden Stewart)
THE LADY VANISHES (Sidney Gilliat & Frank Launder)
PYGMALION (George Bernard Shaw, Ian Dalrymple, Cecil Lewis & W.P. Lipscomb)
QUAI DES BRUMES (Jacques Prevert)
A SLIGHT CASE OF MURDER (Earl Baldwin & Joseph Schrank)
THREE COMRADES (F. Scott Fitzgerald & Edward E. Paramore, Jr.)
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Robert Riskin)

Also Considered:
ALF'S BUTTON (Ralph Smart, Marriott Edgar & Val Guest); ALGIERS (John Howard Lawson); THE BAKER'S WIFE (Marcel Pagnol); BLUEBEARD'S EIGHTH WIFE (Charles Brackett & Billy Wilder); THE CITADEL (Ian Dalrymple, Elizabeth Hill & Frank Wead); FOUR DAUGHTERS (Julius J. Epstein & Lenore Coffee); JEZEBEL (Clements Ripley, Abem Finkel & John Huston); A MAN TO REMEMBER (Dalton Trumbo); ROOM SERVICE (Morris Ryskind); SOUTH RIDING (Ian Dalrymple & Donald Bull)

Bringing Up Baby
Bringing Up Baby
BEST SCREENPLAY - ORIGINAL
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Norman Reilly Raine & Seton I. Miller)
ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (John Wesley & Warren Duff)
BOYS TOWN (Dore Schary & John Meehan)
BLOCKHEADS (Felix Adler, Arnold Belgard, Harry Langdon, James Parrott & Charley Rogers)
BRINGING UP BABY (Dudley Nichols & Hagar Wilde)
THE GREAT MAN VOTES (John Twist)
SIDEWALKS OF LONDON (Bartlett Cormack, Clemence Dane, Charles Laughton, Erich Pommer & Tim Whelan)
TEST PILOT (Vincent Lawrence & Waldemar Young)
THAT CERTAIN AGE (Bruce Manning)
THIS MAN IS NEWS (Basil Dearden, Roger MacDougall & Allan MacKinnon)

Also Considered:
ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Sergei Eisenstein & Pyotr Pavlenko); ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (Kathryn Scola, Lamar Trotti & Irving Berlin); BLOCKADE (John Howard Lawson); BOY MEETS GIRL (Bella Spewack & Sam Spewack); BREAKING THE ICE (Mary C. McCall, Jr., Manuel Seff & Bernard Schubert); THE COWBOY & THE LADY (Leo McCarey, S.N. Behrman & Sonya Levien); MAD ABOUT MUSIC (Bruce Manning & Felix Jackson); SERVICE DELUXE (Gertrude Purcell & Leonard Spigelgass); THERE GOES MY HEART (Ed Sullivan, Eddie Moran & Jack Jevne); VIVACIOUS LADY (P.J. Wolfson & Ernest Pagano)

Brave Little Tailor
Brave Little Tailor
BEST ANIMATED FILM
BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR (Walt Disney)
DONALD'S NEPHEWS (Walt Disney)
FERDINAND THE BULL (Walt Disney)


Also Considered:
ALL'S FAIR AT THE FAIR (Max Fleischer); BOAT BUILDERS (Walt Disney); MOTHER GOOSE GOES HOLLYWOOD (Walt Disney)

The Adventures Of Robin Hood
The Adventures Of Robin Hood
BEST ART DIRECTION
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Carl Jules Weyl)
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (Lyle Wheeler)
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (Bernard Herzbrun & Boris Leven)
GOLDWYN FOLLIES (Richard Day)
HOLIDAY (Stephen Goosson & Lionel Banks)
IF I WERE KING (Hans Dreier & John B. Goodman)
MAD ABOUT MUSIC (Jack Otterson)
MARIE ANTOINETTE (Cedric Gibbons)
QUAI DES BRUMES (Alexander Trauner)
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Stephen Goosson)

Also Considered:
ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Iosif Shpinel); ALGIERS (Alexander Toluboff); ARTISTS & MODELS ABROAD (Hans Dreier & Ernst Fegte); THE BUCCANEER (Roland Anderson & Hans Dreier); CAREFREE (Van Nest Polglase); A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Cedric Gibbons); THE GREAT WALTZ (Cedric Gibbons); MERRILY WE LIVE (Charles D. Hall); PACIFIC LINER (Van Nest Polglase); PYGMALION (John Bryan)

The Adventures Of Robin Hood
The Adventures Of Robin Hood
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Tony Gaudio & Sol Polito)
ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Eduard Tisse)
ALGIERS (James Wong Howe)
ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (Sol Polito)
LA BÊTE HUMAINE (Curt Courant)
THE BUCCANEER (Victor Milner)
THE GREAT WALTZ (Joseph Ruttenberg)
JEZEBEL (Ernest Haller)
QUAI DES BRUMES (Eugen Schufftan)
SPAWN OF THE NORTH (Charles Lang)

Also Considered:
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (J. Peverell Marley); ARMY GIRL (Ernest Miller & Harry J. Wild); THE DAWN PATROL (Tony Gaudio); THE LADY VANISHES (Jack E. Cox); MAD ABOUT MUSIC (Joseph Valentine); MERRILY WE LIVE (Norbert Brodine); SUEZ (J. Peverell Marley); TEST PILOT (Ray June); VICACIOUS LADY (Robert de Grasse); YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Joseph Walker)

Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Milo Anderson)
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (Walter Plunkett)
ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Konstantin Eliseev)
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (Gwen Wakeling)
THE BUCCANEER (Dwight Franklin & Natalie Visart)
A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Valles)
FOUR DAUGHTERS (Orry-Kelly)
GOLDWYN FOLLIES (Omar Kiam)
MARIE ANTOINETTE (Adrian & Gile Steele)
PYGMALION (Ladislaw Czettel)

Also Considered:
ARTISTS & MODELS ABROAD (Edith Head); BLUEBEARD'S EIGHTH WIFE (Travis Banton); CAREFREE (Edward Stevenson & Howard Greer); THE GREAT WALTZ (Adrian); IF I WERE KING (Edith Head); JEZEBEL (Orry-Kelly); THE LONE RANGER (Elsie Horwitz & Robert Ramsey); MERRILY WE LIVE (Howard Greer & Irene); SPAWN OF THE NORTH (Edith Head); SUEZ (Royer)

The Adventures Of Robin Hood
The Adventures Of Robin Hood
BEST FILM EDITING
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Ralph Dawson)
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (Barbara McLean)
ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (Owen Marks)
BRINGING UP BABY (George Hively)
THE CITADEL (Charles Frend)
FOUR DAUGHTERS (Ralph Dawson)
THE GREAT WALTZ (Tom Held)
THE LADY VANISHES (R.E. Dearing)
TEST PILOT (Tom Held)
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Gene Havlick)

Also Considered:
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (Margaret Clancey); ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Sergei Eisenstein & Esfir Tobak); ALGIERS (Otho Lovering & William Reynolds); THE DAWN PATROL (Ralph Dawson); GOING PLACES (Clarence Kolster); JEZEBEL (Warren Low); MARIE ANTOINETTE (Robert J. Kern); OLYMPISCHE SPIEL (Leno Riefenstahl); PYGMALION (David Lean); SPAWN OF THE NORTH (Ellsworth Hoagland)

Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette
BEST MAKEUP
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Perc Westmore)
A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Jack Dawn)
MARIE ANTOINETTE (Jack Dawn)


Also Considered:
THE BUCCANEER (Charles Gemora & Nellie Manley); JEZEBEL (Carl Axzelle, Karl Herlinger & Bert Sutch); PYGMALION (credit unknown)

The Adventures Of Robin Hood
The Adventures Of Robin Hood
BEST ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Erich Wolfgang Korngold)
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (Max Steiner)
LA BÊTE HUMAINE (Joseph Kosma)
IF I WERE KING (Richard Hageman)
JEZEBEL (Max Steiner)
MARIE ANTOINETTE (Herbert Stothart)
PACIFIC LINER (Robert Russell Bennett)
QUAI DES BRUMES (Maurice Jaubert)
SUEZ (Louis Silvers)
TEST PILOT (Franz Waxman)

Also Considered:
ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Sergei Prokofiev); ALGIERS (Vincent Scotto & Mohammed Ygerbuchen); ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (Max Steiner); BLOCKADE (Werner Janssen); BREAKING THE ICE (Victor Young); THE DAWN PATROL (Max Steiner); THE LONE RANGER (Alberto Colombo); A SLIGHT CASE OF MURDER (Heinz Roemheld); SPAWN OF THE NORTH (Dimitri Tiomkin); THREE COMRADES (Franz Waxman)

Alexander's Ragtime Band
Alexander's Ragtime Band
BEST ORIGINAL MUSICAL OR COMEDY SCORE
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (Alfred Newman & Irving Berlin)
CAREFREE (Victor Baravalle)
THE COWBOY & THE LADY (Alfred Newman)
GOLDWYN FOLLIES (Alfred Newman)
MAD ABOUT MUSIC (Charles Previn & Frank Skinner)  
PYGMALION (Arthur Honegger)
SWEETHEARTS (Herbert Stothart)
THERE GOES MY HEART (Marvin Hatley)
TROPIC HOLIDAY (Boris Morros)
THE YOUNG IN HEART (Franz Waxman)

Also Considered:
ARMY GIRL (Victor Young); BLUEBEARD'S EIGHTH WIFE (Werner Heymann & Frederick Hollander); BRINGING UP BABY (Roy Webb); GIRLS SCHOOL (Morris Stoloff); GOING PLACES (Heinz Roemheld); MERRILY WE LIVE (Marvin Hatley); STORM OVER BENGAL (Cy Feuer); THAT CERTAIN AGE (Frank Skinner); A YANK AT OXFORD (Edward Ward & Hubert Bath); YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Dimitri Tiomkin)

Going Places
Going Places
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"Change Partners & Dance With Me" - CAREFREE (Irving Berlin)
"The Cowboy & The Lady" - THE COWBOY & THE LADY (Lionel Newman & Arthur Quenzer)
"Dust" - UNDER WESTERN STARS (Johnny Marvin)
"Jeepers Creepers" - GOING PLACES (Harry Warren & Johnny Mercer)
"Love Walked In" - GOLDWYN FOLLIES (George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin)
"My Own" - THAT CERTAIN AGE (Jimmy McHugh & Harold Adamson)
"Now It Can Be Told" - ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (Irving Berlin)
"Small Fry" - SING YOU SINNERS (Hoagy Carmichael & Frank Loesser)
"Thanks For The Memory" - BIG BROADCAST OF 1938 (Ralph Rainger & Leo Robin)
"You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby" - HARD TO GET (Harry Warren & Johnny Mercer)

Also Considered:
"Always & Always" - MANNEQUIN (Edward Ward, Chet Forrest & Bob Wright); "Arise, Russian People" - ALEXANDER NEVSKY (Sergei Prokofiev & Vladimir Lugovskoy); "Happy Endings" - REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM (Lew Pollack & Sidney Mitchell); "Merrily We Live" - MERRILY WE LIVE (Phil Charig & Arthur Quenzer); "A Mist Over The Moon" - THE LADY OBJECTS (Ben Oakland & Oscar Hammerstein II); "The Night Is Filled With Music" - CAREFREE (Irving Berlin); "An Old Straw Hat" - REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM (Harry Revel & Mack Gordon); "Our Love Is Here To Stay" - GOLDWYN FOLLIES (George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin); "Two Sleepy People" - THANKS FOR THE MEMORY (Hoagy Carmichael & Frank Loesser); "You Took The Words Right Out Of My Heart" - BIG BROADCAST OF 1938 (Ralph Rainger & Leo Robin)

The Dawn Patrol
The Dawn Patrol
BEST SOUND
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Nathan Levinson)
ARMY GIRL (Charles Lootens)
THE COWBOY & THE LADY (Thomas Moulton)
THE DAWN PATROL (C.A. Riggs)
THE LADY VANISHES (Sydney Wiles)
MERRILY WE LIVE (Elmer Raguse)
SPAWN OF THE NORTH (Loren L. Ryder)
SUEZ (Edmund H. Hansen)
TEST PILOT (Douglas Shearer)
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (John Livardary)

Also Considered:
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (William Fox); ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND (Arthur Von Kirbach & Roger Heman); ALGIERS (Paul Neal); ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (Everett Alton Brown); FOUR DAUGHTERS (Nathan Levinson); THE GREAT WALTZ (Douglas Shearer); IF I WERE KING (Loren L. Ryder); SWEETHEARTS (Douglas Shearer); THAT CERTAIN AGE (Bernard B. Brown); VIVACIOUS LADY (James Wilkinson)

Test Pilot
Test Pilot
BEST SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
THE DAWN PATROL (Edwin du Par)
SPAWN OF THE NORTH (Gordon Jennings & Farciot Edouart)
TEST PILOT (A. Arnold Gillespie & Donald Jahraus)


Also Considered:
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (credit unknown); THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (Jack Cosgrove); A CHRISTMAS CAROL (credit unknown)

Most Wins:

5 - THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

2 - THE LADY VANISHES / MARIE ANTOINETTE

1 - ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND / ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES / BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR / BRINGING UP BABY / THE DAWN PATROL / FOUR DAUGHTERS / GOING PLACES / JEZEBEL / PYGMALION / TEST PILOT



Most Nominations:

12 - THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

9 - ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND / PYGMALION

7 - ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES / BRINGING UP BABY / THE LADY VANISHES / TEST PILOT / YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

6 - QUAI DES BRUMES

5 - LA BÊTE HUMAINE / HOLIDAY / MARIE ANTOINETTE