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1941 (14th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1941 Academy Awards, comprised of selected items from the WebMaster’s collection. (All of the items for a given category—for example, all Reminder Lists—can be found in the “Gallery” section.)

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The 1941 Preliminaries

1941 (14th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1941 (14th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1941 to December 31, 1941

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1941 Ceremony

Thursday, February 26, 1942
7:45 PM

The Biltmore Bowl of the
Biltmore Hotel,
Los Angeles

Nominations & Winners
Winners Only
Nominations by Film
Nomination Statistics by Film

See Also:
    Nominations & Winners by Category
    Winners Only by Category

The 1941 Winners

1941 (14th) Best Picture Poster: “How Green Was My Valley”

1941 (14th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “How Green Was My Valley”

Best Picture:
How Green Was My Valley
20th Century-Fox

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1941 (14th) Best Actor: Gary Cooper   1941 (14th) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: Gary Cooper Best Actor:
Gary Cooper
as Alvin C. York
in the film
Sergeant York

1941 (14th) Best Actress: Joan Fontaine   1941 (14th) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Joan Fontaine Best Actress:
Joan Fontaine
as Lina McLaidlaw Aysgarth
in the film

1941 (6th) Best Supporting Actor: Donald Crisp Best Supporting Actor:
Donald Crisp
as Mr. Gwillym Morgan
in the film
How Green Was My Valley

1941 (6th) Best Supporting Actress: Mary Astor Best Supporting Actress:
Mary Astor
as Sandra Kovak
in the film
The Great Lie

1941 (8th) Best Song: “The Last Time I Saw Paris” Best Song:
The Last Time I Saw Paris
from the film
Lady Be Good

Music by Jerome Kern;
lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Best Song Lyrics