Best Supporting Actress Contenders for 1939

A book to celebrate GWTW's 75th Anniversary!

A book to celebrate GWTW’s 75th Anniversary!

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.

Happy 75th Anniversary, Gone With the Wind!

 Special 75th Anniversary Offer for Gone With the Wind fans: free personally inscribed, autographed bookplate for readers of The Complete GONE WITH THE WIND Trivia Book.  Details here:

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