Oscar minutiae: city names and Best Picture nominees.

Best Picture nominees to feature cities in their titles:

The Philadelphia Story

Hollywood Revue (1928/29)
Shanghai Express (1931/32)
San Francisco (1936)
In Old Chicago (1937)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Casablanca (1943)
An American in Paris (1951)
Nashville (1975)
Atlantic City (1981)
Fargo (1996)
Chicago (2002)
Munich (2005)
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Selma (2014)

…and, if we’re counting fictional cities, Peyton Place (1957).

copyright 2015 David Cornelius all rights reserved


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