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Quiz: Who won the most Oscars for directing?

February 8, 2010 |  7:33 am

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ANSWER: John Ford won the most Oscars for directing (four):  "The Quiet Man," 1952; "How Green Was My Valley," 1941; "The Grapes of Wrath," 1940; "The Informer," 1935.

Frank Capra was a three-time winner: "You Can't Take It with You," 1938; "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town," 1936; "It Happened One Night," 1934.

William Wyler also triumphed three times: "Ben-Hur," 1959; "The Best Years of Our Lives," 1946; "Mrs. Miniver," 1942).

Photos: 20th Century Fox (John Ford), MGM (William Wyler), Columbia Pictures (Frank Capra)

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