Past Oscar Winners

1940 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • Rebecca
  • All This, and Heaven Too
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Kitty Foyle
  • The Letter
  • The Long Voyage Home
  • Our Town
  • The Philadelphia Story
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • James Stewart, The Philadelphia Story
  • Raymond Massey, Abe Lincoln in Illinois
  • Henry Fonda, The Grapes of Wrath
  • Charles Chaplin, The Great Dictator
  • Laurence Olivier, Rebecca  
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Ginger Rogers, Kitty Foyle
  • Bette Davis, The Letter
  • Martha Scott, Our Town
  • Katharine Hepburn, Philadelphia Story
  • Joan Fontaine, Rebecca
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Walter Brennan, The Westerner
  • Albert Bassermann, Foreign Correspondent
  • Jack Oakie, The Great Dictator
  • James Stephenson, The Letter
  • William Gargan, They Knew What They Wanted 
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Jane Darwell, The Grapes of Wrath
  • Barbara O'Neil, All This, and Heaven Too
  • Ruth Hussey, The Philadelphia Story
  • Marjorie Rambeau, Primrose Path
  • Judith Anderson, Rebecca
Best Director
  • John Ford, The Grapes of Wrath
  • Sam Wood, Kitty Foyle
  • William Wyler, The Letter
  • George Cukor, The Philadelphia Story
  • Alfred Hitchcock, Rebecca

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