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This year “Hidden Figures” is nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. On March 20, 1948, “Gentleman’s Agreement” won for this category. Below are a few pieces from our Photograph and Publicity collections highlighting this film.

This year, Madeline Fontaine is nominated for Costume Design for the film “Jackie.” The beauty of “Moulin Rouge!” earned two Oscars for Best Costume Design (Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie) and Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Brigitte Broch) 16 years ago at the 74th Academy Awards.

Natalie Portman is nominated this year for Actress in a Leading Role for starring in “Jackie.” At the very first Academy Awards, held in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday, May 16, 1929, Janet Gaynor won Best Actress for her role in three 20th Century Fox films.

Octavia Spencer is nominated this year for Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in “Hidden Figures.” At the 19th Academy Awards ceremony held on March 13, 1947, Anne Baxter won Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sophie MacDonald in “The Razor’s Edge” (1946).

This year, Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi are nominated for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) for the film “Hidden Figures.” Joseph L. Mankiewicz won for this award for the film “A Letter to Three Wives” (1949) at the 22nd Academy Awards held at the RKO Pantages Theater on Thursday, March 23, 1950.

This year, Mica Levi is nominated for Music (Original Score) for her work on “Jackie.” On April 7, 1970, “Hello, Dolly!” took home three Oscars, including Best Music (Score of a Musical Picture). Below are a few pieces from our Photograph and Music collections highlighting this film.

This year, Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster are nominated for the song “Can’t Stop the Feeling” from the film “Trolls” (distributed by 20th Century Fox Film) in the Music (Original Song) category. On March 21, 1956, Paul Francis Webster and Sammy Fain won in this category for the song “Love is a Many-Splendored Thing” (from the film by the same name).