How Luise Rainer Won Two Oscars In A Row

In 1938, Luise Rainer became the first actor to ever win consecutive Academy Awards. In this episode, Be Kind Rewind explains how Rainer benefited from the studio system, how freelancing disadvantaged her opponents, and how white privilege influenced the casting of The Good Earth.

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History of the 'Best Actress' Oscar - Be Kind Rewind