Welcome to the Best Actress polls for WHO Won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars, V. 2: 1944-1952!
Ingrid Bergman took home the Academy Award for her role as the victimized wife in Gaslight:
She beat out Claudette Colbert for the WWII home front melodrama, Since You Went Away:
Bette Davis pulled yet another nomination with her aging society belle in Mr. Skeffington:
MGM handed Greer Garson yet another nomination for Mrs. Parkington:
Finally, the Academy proved they weren’t completely devoid of perception and nominated Barbara Stanwyck for Double Indemnity:
Surprisingly, I couldn’t find any performances the Academy ignored this year.
If you would like to make other suggestions, please do so below in the comments!
As always, I have much more to say in my book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PKK8MBY
And now, please vote!