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Academy Awards 1940

The 12th edition of the Academy Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) was held on February 29, 1940 at the Cocoanut Grove Party Room at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, United States, awarding the best films of the year 1939. The ceremony was presented by Bob Hope.

 

The movie with the most nominations at the Academy Awards 1940 was Gone With the Wind with 12 nominations and The film that won the most awards was Gone With the Wind, winning 8 of the 12 nominations.

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To below is the complete list of the nominees and winners of the 1940 Academy Awards.

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What was the movie that won the Academy Awards for Best Picture 1940?

The winning film of the Academy Awards for Best Picture 1940 was Gone With the Wind

Best Picture

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Director in 1940?

The director who won the Academy Awards for Best Director in 1940 was Victor Fleming, for the film Gone With the Wind

Best Director

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actor in 1940?

The actor who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actor in 1940 was Robert Donat, for the movie Goodbye Mr. Chips

Best Leading Actor

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actress in 1940?

The actress who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actress in 1940 was Vivien Leigh, for the movie Gone With the Wind

Best Leading Actress

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 1940?

The actor who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 1940 was Thomas Mitchell, for the movie Stagecoach

Best Supporting Actor

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 1940?

The actress who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 1940 was Hattie McDaniel, for the movie Gone With the Wind

Best Supporting Actress

Best Song

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