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American Cinematographer (1940) - Honor Rudolph Mate in Photographic Vote




Rudolph Mate, A.S.C., won the top photographic award in the Hollywood Reporter's poll for August releases. The picture was Walter Wanger's "Foreign Correspondent." Alfred Hitchcock was given the honors for his direction of the same picture, while the subject was named the best picture of the month. Albert Basserman for his work in the same picture was voted the best supporting actor. On the photographic award Arthur Miller, A.S.C., was second for Twentieth Century-Fox's "Brigham Young" and Hal Rosson, A.S.C., was third for MGM's "Boom Town."

John Lee Mahin was voted the best screen play on "Boom Town," while MGM's "Dr. Kildare Goes Home" took the honors for the best general feature. Martha Scott in Columbia's "Howard's of Virginia" was voted the best actress. Una O'Connor in Columbia's "He Stayed for Breakfast" was declared the best supporting actress. Curt Bois for the same picture was cited the best incident performer.

Dean Jagger was voted the best actor for his part in "Brigham Young." Victor Young's musical score for Paramount's "Rhythm on the River" was declared the best, while the theme song of the same picture also was voted first.