Olivia de Havilland finally caught up with her sister Joan Fontaine by winning an Oscar for her soapy To Each His Own:
Celia Johnson was nominated for almost having an affair in the British Brief Encounter:
David O. Selznick unleashed his sexual fantasies in Technicolor with Jennifer Jones going all lust in the dust with Duel in the Sun:
Rosalind Russell went noble as she fought polio and idiot doctors in Sister Kenny:
Jane Wyman went frontier with Gregory Peck, that cute kid, and a deer in The Yearling:
So who was ignored?
How about Donna Reed in an emotionally rich and touching performance in It’s a Wonderful Life?
Or Lana Turner’s sexual buzzsaw in The Postman Always Rings Twice?
Or Joan Crawford lusting after John Garfield in Humoresque:
Finally, they ignored Ingrid Bergman for her turn in Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious:
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