1927 First Year of Oscar

Qualifying films released in Los Angeles between the dates of August 1, 1927 through July 31, 1928 were listed by the Academy and sent out to its membership to vote for nominations for awards. Their deadline was August 15, 1928. Then a Board of Judges from each Academy Branch narrowed down achievements from ten to…

Joel McCrea

November 5, 1905 ~ October 20, 1990          Joel McCrea       The More the Merrier, The Palm Beach Story Regardless of his own personal opinion about his acting ability Joel McCrea succeeded more than once in being able to impress the right people at the right time.  Will Roger’s took a liking to him and put him in…