1946 In Film
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The year 1946 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Song of the South* Disney $29,229,000
2. The Best Years of Our Lives RKO $11,300,000
Duel in the Sun Selznick
3. The Postman Always Rings Twice MGM $7,600,000
4. Blue Skies Paramount $5,700,000
5. The Yearling MGM $5,568,000
6. The Razor's Edge Fox $5,000,000
7. Notorious RKO $4,800,000
8. Till the Clouds Roll By MGM $4,762,000
9. Road to Utopia Paramount $4,500,000
10. Gilda Columbia $4,488,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Best Years of Our Lives - Goldwyn, RKO Radio
Best Director: William Wyler - The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actor: Fredric March - The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland - To Each His Own
Best Supporting Actor: Harold Russell - The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Baxter - The Razor's Edge

Golden Globe Awards:

Best Picture: The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Director: Frank Capra - It's a Wonderful Life
Best Actor: Gregory Peck - The Yearling
Best Actress: Rosalind Russell - Sister Kenny
Best Film Promoting International Understanding: The Last Chance (Switzerland)

GRAND PRIX (Cannes Film Festival):

Portrait of Maria (María Candelaria), directed by Emilio Fernández, Mexico
The Turning Point (??????? ???????, Velikiy perelom), directed by Fridrikh Ermler, Soviet Union
La Symphonie pastorale, directed by Jean Delannoy, France
The Last Chance (Die Letzte Chance), directed by Leopold Lintberg, Switzerland
Men Without Wings (Mu?i bez k?ídel), directed by Franti?ek ?áp, Czechoslovakia
Rome, Open City (Roma, città aperta), directed by Roberto Rossellini, Italy

Top Ten Money Making Stars

Rank Actor/Actress
1. Bing Crosby
2. Ingrid Bergman
3. Van Johnson
4. Gary Cooper
5. Bob Hope
6. Humphrey Bogart
7. Greer Garson
8. Margaret O'Brien
9. Betty Grable
10. Roy Rogers

Notable films released in 1946

U.S.A. unless stated

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R-S

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Serials

Short film series

Short films

Animated Short Film Series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

References

  1. ^ Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945-1951. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-7985-4. 

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