Hollywood and film fans over the world on March 5, 1936, hailed Bette Davis and Victor McLaglen as the outstanding actors of 1935. The two stars won this honor at the annual awards banquet of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The photo shows some of the awards being made. Left to right, Irving Thalberg, producer, who accepted the award on behalf of M-G-M for "Mutiny on the Bounty," judged the best production of 1935; Bette Davis, who won the women's acting prize for her work in the Warner Bros. film "Dangerous", Frank Capra, president of the academy, and Victor McLaglen, whose work in "The Informer" won him his award.
Thalberg, Irving G.,--1899-1936 Davis, Bette,--1908-1989 Capra, Frank,--1897-1991 McLaglen, Victor,--1886-1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Motion pictures--United States Academy Awards (Motion pictures) Motion picture actors and actresses--United States--Awards Motion picture producers and directors--United States Motion picture producers and directors--United States--Awards Motion picture actors and actresses--United States Herald-Examiner Collection photographs