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Academy Award: Statistical Lists
Best Picture and Directing Winners NOT from Same Film


Statistics are valid through the 2003 (76th) Academy Awards, presented on February 29, 2004

1927/28 (1st) Picture: Wings (director William Wellman was NOT nominated).
     Directing (Comedy Picture): Two Arabian Knights (Lewis Milestone).
     Directing (Dramatic Picture): 7th Heaven (Frank Borzage).

1928/29 (2nd) Picture: The Broadway Melody (director Harry Beaumont was under consideration).
     Directing: The Divine Lady (Frank Lloyd).

1930/31 (4th) Picture: Cimarron (director Wesley Ruggles was nominated).
     Directing: Skippy (Norman Taurog).

1931/32 (5th) Picture: Grand Hotel (director Edmund Goulding was NOT nominated).
     Directing: Bad Girl (Frank Borzage).

1935 (8th) Picture: Mutiny on the Bounty (director Frank Lloyd was nominated).
     Directing: The Informer (John Ford).

1936 (9th) Picture: The Great Ziegfeld (director Robert Z. Leonard was nominated).
     Directing: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Frank Capra).

1937 (10th) Picture: The Life of Emile Zola (director William Dieterle was nominated).
     Directing: The Awful Truth (Leo McCarey).

1940 (13th) Picture: Rebecca (director Alfred Hitchcock was nominated).
     Directing: The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford).

1948 (21st) Picture: Hamlet (director Laurence Olivier was nominated).
     Directing: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston).

1949 (22nd) Picture: All the King's Men (director Robert Rossen was nominated).
     Directing: A Letter to Three Wives (Joseph L. Mankiewicz).

1951 (24th) Picture: An American in Paris (director Vincente Minnelli was nominated).
     Directing: A Place in the Sun (George Stevens).

1952 (25th) Picture: The Greatest Show on Earth (director Cecil B. DeMille was nominated).
     Directing: The Quiet Man (John Ford).

1956 (29th) Picture: Around the World in 80 Days (director Michael Anderson was nominated).
     Directing: Giant (George Stevens).

1967 (40th) Picture: In the Heat of the Night (director Norman Jewison was nominated).
     Directing: The Graduate (Mike Nichols).

1972 (45th) Picture: The Godfather (director Francis Ford Coppola was nominated).
     Directing: Cabaret (Bob Fosse).

1981 (54th) Picture: Chariots of Fire (director Hugh Hudson was nominated).
     Directing: Reds (Warren Beatty).

1989 (62nd) Picture: Driving Miss Daisy (director Bruce Beresford was NOT nominated).
     Directing: Born on the Fourth of July (Oliver Stone).

1998 (71st) Picture: Shakespeare in Love (director John Madden was nominated)
     Directing: Saving Private Ryan (Steven Spielberg).

2000 (73rd) Picture: Gladiator (director Ridley Scott was nominated)
     Directing: Traffic (Steven Soderbergh).

2002 (75th) Picture: Chicago (director Rob Marshall was nominated)
     Directing: The Pianist (Roman Polanski).


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