Cavalcade of the Academy Awards Solarmovie
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Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)

Documentary

This 1940 presentation features highlights of earlier (1928 onward) Oscar ceremonies including Shirley Temple and Walt Disney, plus acceptance speeches for films released in 1939 with recipients and presenters including Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, Hattie McDaniel, Fay Bainter, Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Sinclair Lewis, and more, with host Bob Hope.

Cavalcade of the Academy Awards Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 8/10 from 1 votes
Release Date: 1940-07-31
Status: Released
Run time: 30 min / 0:30
Production Studio : Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
Production Country: United States of America

Casts

Carey Wilson
as Commentator - as Oscar statuette (voice)
Janet Gaynor
as (archive footage)
Emil Jannings
as (archive footage)
Mary Pickford
as (archive footage)
Warner Baxter
as (archive footage)
Norma Shearer
as Herself
George Arliss
as (archive footage)
Marie Dressler
as (archive footage)
Lionel Barrymore
as (archive footage)
Helen Hayes
as (archive footage)
Fredric March
as (archive footage)
Katharine Hepburn
as (archive footage)
Charles Laughton
as Himself
Claudette Colbert
as (archive footage)
Clark Gable
as (archive footage)
Shirley Temple
as (archive footage)
Irvin S. Cobb
as (archive footage)
Bette Davis
as Herself
Irving Thalberg
as (archive footage)
Luise Rainer
as (archive footage)
Paul Muni
as (archive footage)
Spencer Tracy
as Himself
W.C. Fields
as (archive footage)
Mack Sennett
as (archive footage)
Edgar Bergen
as (archive footage)
Darryl F. Zanuck
as Himself
Douglas Fairbanks
as (archive footage)
Deanna Durbin
as (archive footage)
Mickey Rooney
as Himself
Walt Disney
as (archive footage)
Hal B. Wallis
as (archive footage)
George Bernard Shaw
as (archive footage)
James Stewart
as Himself
Elsa Lanchester
as Herself
Jean Hersholt
as Himself
Hedy Lamarr
as Herself
Gene Markey
as Himself
Melvyn Douglas
as Himself
Helen Gahagan
as Herself
Irving Pichel
as Himself
Vivien Leigh
as Herself
David O. Selznick
as Himself
May Robson
as Herself
Olivia de Havilland
as Herself
John Hay Whitney
as Himself
Louella Parsons
as Herself
Harry Martin
as Himself (as Dr. Henry Martin)
Hedda Hopper
as Herself
John Carroll
as Himself
Jack L. Warner
as Himself
Harry M. Warner
as Himself
Ann Rutherford
as Herself
Virginia Bruce
as Herself
J. Walter Ruben
as Himself
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
as Himself
Elsa Maxwell
as Herself
Laurence Olivier
as Himself
E.J. Mannix
as Himself
Judy Garland
as Herself
George Raft
as Himself
Walter Wanger
as Himself
Frank Capra
as Himself
Robert Donat
as (archive footage)
Hattie McDaniel
as Herself
Thomas Mitchell
as Himself
Fay Bainter
as Herself
Victor Fleming
as Himself
Mervyn LeRoy
as Himself
Sinclair Lewis
as Himself
Lewis R. Foster
as Himself
Gordon Hollingshead
as Himself
Hamilton Luske
as Himself
Bob Hope
as Himself - Master of Ceremonies
E.Y. Harburg
as Himself
Harold Arlen
as Himself
William Cameron Menzies
as Himself
Herbert T. Kalmus
as Himself
Hal C. Kern
as Himself
James E. Newcom
as Himself
Ernest Haller
as Himself
Ray Rennahan
as Himself
Bernard B. Brown
as Himself
Fred Sersen
as Himself
Lyle R. Wheeler
as Himself
Edmund H. Hansen
as Himself
Herbert Stothart
as Himself

Crew

Crew Frank Capra Supervisor of Production Resources
Production Gordon Hollingshead Producer
Writing De Leon Anthony Writer