Joan Crawford Wins Best Actress For Mildred Pierce | 1946

In 1946, Joan Crawford won an Oscar for Mildred Pierce after leaving her home of nearly 20 years, MGM. In this video Be Kind Rewind explains the evolution of her persona, her relationship to the studio system, and why her Oscar is a great comeback story.

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


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