Academy Awards1

March 23, 2021 #2014

In 1934 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expanded their annual awards to include an Oscar for the best original song in a movie. This is the first in a series of episodes that include sound tracks featuring the winning tunes.


The Continental
Ginger Rogers
Lullaby of Broadway
“Gold Diggers” dancers
The way you look tonight
Fred Astaire
Sweet Leilani
Bing Crosby
Thanks for the memory
Over the rainbow
Judy Garland
When you wish upon a star
Cliff Edwards
The last time I saw Paris – Ann Sothern
White Christmas
Bing Crosby
You’ll never know
Alice Faye
Swinging on a star
Bing Crosby
It might as well be spring
Jeanne Crain
On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe
Judy Garland
James Baskett
Buttons and bows
Bob Hope
Baby, it’s cold outside
Swingin’ down the lane – Ben Bernie