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Martyn Lawrence Bullard

At the 1942 Academy Awards, Joan Fontaine gazes at the Best Actress Oscar she won for her role in Suspicion — an achievement that made her, incredibly, the only actor or actress to ever win an Oscar for a performance in an Alfred Hitchcock film.

  • Robin Robin
    Robin Robin • 1 year ago

    ... and that would fuel the flames of their feud that continues to divide her and her sister Olivia de Havilland 71 years later. Now THATS an epic grudge

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At the 1942 Academy Awards, Joan Fontaine gazes at the Best Actress Oscar she won for her role in Suspicion — an achievement that made her, incredibly, the only actor or actress to ever win an Oscar for a performance in an Alfred Hitchcock film. By Peter Stackpole

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