Oscar History

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Yes No Maybe So - Beauty & The Beast

"Nice teaser but it going to be hard for Disney to top one of their true masterpieces of animation" - Jaragon

 "I don't have high hopes for the principals either, but the real draw is the supporting cast. I'm a NO on McGregor's accent and a YES on McKellen, so put me down as a MAYBE SO." -BD

 "CGI chandeliers? Damn, DIsney, let them build a set." -Jacob



1920 Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (John S Robertson)

1921 The Sheik (George Melford)


1922 Foolish Wives (Von Stroheim)
runner up: Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau)

1923 Our Hospitality (Buster Keaton)

1924 Peter Pan (Herbert Brenon)
runner up: The Last Laugh (F.W. Murnau) 

1925 Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Einsentein)

1926 The Son of the Sheik (George Fitzmaurice)

1927 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau)
runner up: Metropolis (Fritz Lang)


1928 The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Dreyer)
runner up: Wings (William A Wellman)

1929 Pandora's Box (G.W. Pabst)
runner up: Diary of a Lost Girl (G.W. Pabst)