Who Won the 1945
Academy Awards Best Director

Leo McCarey

("Going My Way")

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Will Judi Dench ('Victoria and Abdul') join an elite group of six actors nominated twice at the Oscars for the same ...

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The first person to do so was Bing Crosby, who won Best Actor for playing a young priest taking over a struggling parish in Leo McCarey's “Going My Way” (1944). Interestingly enough, he beat out his co-star Barry Fitzgerald, who also contended in and ...

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The Moviegoer, Sept. 24-30

Los Angeles Times
Directed by Leo McCarey, who added the oft-imitated mirror scene. UCLA Film & Television Archive, Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 443-7000. Sept. 24, 11 a.m. Free. www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/family-flicks.

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Why Hollywood turned against Catholic priests

Catholic Herald Online
From the 1930s, Catholics were prominent in Hollywood, whether actors such as Spencer Tracy and James Cagney or directors like John Ford and Leo McCarey. Producers turned to Catholic actors to perform what was judged to be the difficult and delicate ...

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30-21: Best American movies of all time

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22. An Affair to Remember. Leo McCarey, 1957. This is the film everyone cries over in "Sleepless in Seattle." The first half is more of a romantic comedy, as playboy Cary Grant and singer Deborah Kerr fall for each other on a ship. The second half is ...

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