Best Director 1940s



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In the 1940s, the Academy moved away from honoring the screwball comedies prevalent in the previous decade in favor of more dramatic fare, when escape from the Great Depression gave way to a serious outlook brought on by World War II. The Golden Age of Hollywood saw many great directing efforts bestowed by Oscar and some questionable ones as well. Here are all ten Oscar winners for Best Director from the 1940s.

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