Captains Courageous (1937)
Academy Award for Best Picture
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Marc Connelly, John Lee Mahin, Dale Van Every)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Captains Courageous is a 1937 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer adventure film. Based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling, it had its world premiere at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Los Angeles. The movie was produced by Louis D. Lighton and directed by Victor Fleming. Filmed in black-and-white, Captains Courageous was advertised by MGM as a coming-of-age classic with exciting action sequences.