Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Alternate Best Actor 1938: Results

5. Nikolai Cherkasov in Alexander Nevsky- Cherkasov gives a solid turn in his film, but is held back by his paper thin character.

Best Scene: Nevsky rides victoriously into the city.
4. Errol Flynn in The Adventures of Robin Hood- Flynn is extremely charming in his role and makes this one fun adventure.

 Best Scene: The climatic fight.
3. Michael Redgrave in The Lady Vanishes- Michael Redgrave gives a very enjoyable performance treading carefully as he stays humorous well never comprising the suspense of the film.

Best Scene: Gilbert and Iris play Holmes and Watson.
2. Cary Grant in Holiday- Grant gives an enjoyable performance that is funny but also conveys his character's personal desires well.

Best Scene: Johnny gives his fiancee an ultimatum.
1. Jean Gabin in The Human Beast- Gabin makes his character a ticking time bomb as a man who is gentle in his heart, but mad in his blood.

Best Scene: The beast comes out for a second time.
Overall Rank:
  1. James Cagney in Angels With Dirty Faces
  2. Jean Gabin in The Human Beast
  3. Cary Grant in Bringing Up Baby
  4. Robert Donat in The Citadel
  5. Leslie Howard in Pygmalion
  6. Cary Grant in Holiday
  7. Michael Redgrave in The Lady Vanishes
  8. Errol Flynn in The Adventures of Robin Hood
  9. Lionel Barrymore in You Can't Take it With You
  10. Ronald Colman in If I Were King
  11. Stan Laurel in Block Heads
  12. Oliver Hardy in Block Heads
  13. Nikolai Cherkasov in Alexander Nevsky
  14. Laurence Olivier in The Divorce of Lady X
  15. Charles Boyer in Algiers
  16. Mickey Rooney in Love Finds Andy Hardy
  17. Spencer Tracy in Boys Town
  18. Reginald Owen in A Christmas Carol
  19. Mickey Rooney in Boys Town
  20. Tyrone Power in In Old Chicago
  21. Richard Greene in Kentucky
Next Year: 1938 Supporting

5 comments:

Michael Patison said...

For 1938 Supporting:
Edward Arnold in You Can't Take It with You
Lionel Barrymore in You Can't Take It with You
Pat O'Brien in Angels with Dirty Faces
Claude Rains in The Adventures of Robin Hood
Basil Rathbone in The Adventures of Robin Hood

RatedRStar said...

yay Cagney still wins =D. I can only think of 3 supporting performances that were quite good performances, you may have to surprise us Louis =D.

Pat O Brien - Angels With Dirty Faces
Edward Arnold - You Cant Take It With You
Basil Rathbone - The Adventures Of Robin Hood


RatedRStar said...

(im not gonna suggest Rains cause well I don't expect a very high score lol)

Michael Patison said...

Oops I didn't see Barrymore already for lead.

RatedRStar said...

ye I think ull have to surprise us Louis unless ur gonna do what you did with ones like 1952 and 1951.