National Velvet (1944)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Anne Revere)
National Film RegistryAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Color (Cedric Gibbons)
Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color (Leonard Smith)
Academy Award for Best Director (Clarence Brown)Award details: (details at IMDb)
National Velvet is a 1944 Technicolor sports film based on the novel by Enid Bagnold, published in 1935. It stars Mickey Rooney, Donald Crisp and a young Elizabeth Taylor. In 2003, National Velvet was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."