13th Academy Awards From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 13th Academy Awards honored American film achievements in 1940. This was the first year that sealed envelopes were used to keep secret the names of the winners which led to the famous phrase: "May I have the envelope, please?"
The Philadelphia Story won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay The Grapes Of Wrath won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Supporting Actress The Thief Of Bagdad won 3 Academy Awards for Best Technicolor Art Direction, Best Technicolor Cinematography, and Best Special Effects
The 13th Academy Awards were conducted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on February 27, 1941, at a ceremony held at the Biltmore Bowl in Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
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The 13th Academy Awards | 1941. Biltmore Bowl of the Biltmore Hotel. Thursday, February 27, 1941. Honoring movies released in 1940. Share Twitter Facebook. Highlights.
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