Jean Arthur -- on an Art Deco throne. Love her in so many things, but my favorite is probably "The More the Merrier." ['Talk of the Town' and 'You Can't Take it With You' are wonderful runners-up; and I guess I can't leave out "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" among her best performances.
Jean Arthur and Gary Cooper in “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town” March 4, 1937 Best picture: ‘The Great Ziegfeld’ Actor: Paul Muni, “The Story of Louis Pasteur” Actress: Luise Rainer, “The Great Ziegfeld” Supporting actor: Walter Brennan, “Come and Get It” Supporting actress: Gale Sondergaard, “Anthony Adverse” Director: Frank Capra, “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town”