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Which Bette Davis film suffered the worst Oscar snub?

March 13, 2010 |  8:26 am

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Every Oscar expert knows that "The Color Purple" and "The Turning Point" hold the dubious record of reaping the most nominations without a single win (11). But, before those films, the Oscars' worst snubbee was a Bette Davis movie, which got slighted nine times. Which one was it? To see the answer, click on the "Continue Reading" link below.  

a.) "The Letter"
b.) "Mr. Skeffington"
c.) "Now, Voyager"
d.) "The Little Foxes"
e.) "Dark Victory"

ANSWER: d.) "The Little Foxes." In 1941, it lost best picture to "How Green Was My Valley" (which also beat "Citizen Kane") and Bette got clobbered in the best-actress smackdown by Joan Fontaine ("Suspicion").

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