Best Actress 1978
Destiny decided weeks ago that Best Actress 1978 was my next adventure, but due to Mirren’s Last Station, final conclusions Best Actress 2009 AND my personal awards for 2009, it was all postponed. So now it received the serious launch it deserves.
Previous to the year selection, I had seen 4 of the 5 performances, but barely remembered them. In the meantime, I got familiar with Coming Home and I’m terribly, disturbingly etc. excited to see Interiors for the 2nd time, which I’ll probably save for last, just to torture myself. The nominees include 3 (!) previous Best Actress winners, a future BA winner and a first-time nominee. All are very familiar names for any movie fan.
So I give you the 5 ladies that Oscar had chosen for 1937:
from left to right, I have the pleasure to introduce:
- Geraldine Page, in Interiors
- Jill Clayburgh, in An Unmarried Woman
- Jane Fonda, in Coming Home
- Ellen Burstyn, in Same Time, Next Year
- Ingrid Bergman, in Autumn Sonata
Jane will be first, of course, because she was the winner.