|Since You Went Away|
|9 Nominations / 1 Win|
|Writer||David O. Selznick, Margaret Buell Wilder|
|Starring||Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple|
|17th Academy Awards|
Since You Went Away is a 1944 film directed by John Cromwell for Selznick International Pictures and distributed by United Artists. It is an epic about the American home front during World War II which was adapted and produced by David O. Selznick from the 1943 novel "Since You Went Away: Letters to a Soldier from His Wife" by Margaret Buell Wilder. The movie features an all-star cast.
- Best Actor — Monty Woolley
- Best Actress — Claudette Colbert
- Best Art Direction — Mark-Lee Kirk, Victor A. Gangelin
- Best Cinematography — Stanley Cortez, Lee Garmes
- Best Film Editing — Hal C. Kern, James E. Newcom
- Best Motion Picture — Selznick International Pictures
- Best Score — Max Steiner
- Best Supporting Actress — Jennifer Jones
- Best Special Effects — John R. Cosgrove, Arthur Johns
While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and rationing are minor inconveniences compared to the love affair daughter Jane and the Colonel's grandson conduct.