In the Best Supporting Actress category, Gone With the Wind had a double nomination: Olivia de Havilland for her portrayal of Melanie and Hattie McDaniel for her portrayal of Mammy.
They competed with each other and the following Academy Award contenders:
- Geraldine Fitzgerald for her role as the naïve Isabella Linton in Wuthering Heights
- Edna May Oliver for her role as the wealthy widow Mrs. McKlennar in Drums Along the Mohawk
- Maria Ouspenskaya for her role as grandmother Janou in Love Affair.
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