The Oscar is the most coveted statuette in the entertainment industry. It is a symbol of prestige and awards superior work in Hollywood. Looking back at 90 years of Oscar history there have been a countless number of films nominated in the Best Picture category. We may remember some of the winners, but do we remember who lost?
1934 – 42nd Street
Though the plot of “Cavalcade” illustrated a realistic portrayal of how the events of London’s history affected the social classes, “42nd Street” better illustrated the financial status of the US at the time while telling a stunning visual story. The triumphs of “42nd Street”, accomplished by Busby Berkeley, included extravagant dance numbers presented in kaleidoscope shots.