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Best Female Performances - 1940s

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Average listal rating (187 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0

#1

as Laura Hunt in "Laura" (1944)

#30

as Martha in "Heaven Can Wait" (1943)

#55

as Isabel Bradley in "The Razor's Edge" (1946)

#73

as Ellen Berent Harland in "Leave Her to Heaven" (1945)
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#2

as Mrs. Miniver in "Mrs. Miniver" (1942)

#11

as Marie Curie in "Madame Curie" (1943)

#59

as Elizabeth Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice" (1940)

#82

as Paula in "Random Harvest" (1942)
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#3

as Jean Harrington in "The Lady Eve" (1941)

#14

as Phyllis Dietrichson in "Double Indemnity" (1944)

#21

as Dr. Helen Hunt in "You Belong to Me" (1941)

#42

as Sugarpuss O'Shea in "Ball of Fire" (1941)
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#4

as Alice Huberman in "Notorious" (1946)

#7

as Ilsa Lund in "Casablanca" (1943)

#19

as Sister Mary Benedict in "The Bells of St. Mary's" (1945)

#35

as Joan of Arc in "Joan of Arc" (1948)

#48

as Dr. Constance Peterson in "Spellbound" (1945)

#60

as Paula Alquist in "Gaslight" (1944)

#75

as Maria in "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1943)

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#5

as Tracy Lord in "The Philadelphia Story" (1940)

#28

as Tess Harding in "Woman of the Year" (1942)

#36

as Amanda Bonner in "Adam's Rib" (1949)
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#6

as The Second Mrs. de Winter in "Rebecca" (1940)

#15

as Jane Eyre in "Jane Eyre" (1944)

#52

as Lina in "Suspicion" (1941)
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#8

as Esther Smith in "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944)

#25

as Hannah Brown in "Easter Parade" (1948)
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Average listal rating (88 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0

#9

as Lucy in "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1942)

#40

as Sophie MacDonald in "The Razor's Edge" (1946)

#62

as Nora in "The Luck of the Irish" (1948)
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#10

as Kitty Collins in "The Killers" (1946)
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#12

as Julia Brougham in "The Bishop's Wife" (1947)

#44

as Mary Longstreet in "The Stranger" (1946)

#71

as Katrin Holstrom in "The Farmer's Daughter" (1947)
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#13

as Cora Smith in "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946)

#26

as Bunny Smith in "Week-End at the Waldorf" (1945)

#38

as Lady de Winter/Charlotte in "The Three Musketeers" (1948)

#53

as Beatrix Emery in "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" (1941)
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#16

as Velvet Brown in "National Velvet" (1945)
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as Irene Malvern in "Week-End at the Waldorf" (1945)

#39

as Dinah Barkley in "The Barkleys of Broadway" (1949)

#61

as Susu Applegate in "The Major and the Minor" (1942)
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#18

as Nora Temple in "Key Largo" (1948)

#33

as Vivian Rutledge in "The Big Sleep" (1946)
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#20

as Leslie Crosbie in "The Letter" (1940)

#37

as Charlotte Vale in "Now, Voyager" (1942)

#77

as Regina Giddens in "The Little Foxes" (1941)
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#22

as Peggy Stephenson in "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946)

#31

as Charlie Newton in "Shadow of a Doubt" (1943)
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#23

as Brigid O'Shaughnessy in "Maltese Falcon" (1941)

#64

as Mrs. Anna Smith in "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944)
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#24

as Elizabeth Bartlett McMasters in "Boom Town" (1940)

#80

as Mrs. Anne Hilton in "Since You Went Away" (1944)
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#27

as Congresswoman Phoebe Frost in "A Foreign Affair" (1948)

#45

as Miss Nora Shelley in "The Talk of the Town" (1942)
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#29

as Julie Gardiner Adams in "Penny Serenade" (1941)

#46

as Ellen Arden in "My Favorite Wife (1940)
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Average listal rating (151 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0

#32

as Calamity Jane in "The Paleface" (1948)
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#34

as Anne Dettrey in "Gentelman's Agreement" (1947)
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Average listal rating (35 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0

#41

as Selina Rogers in "Stormy Weather" (1943)
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Average listal rating (104 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0

#43

as Milly Stephenson in "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946)
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#47

as The Girl in "Sullivan's Travels" (1941)
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#49

as Pat Martin in "Saboteur" (1942)

#76

as Elaine Harper in "Arsenic and Old Lace" (1944)
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#50

as Marie Derry in "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946)

#66

as Verna Jarrett in "White Heat" (1949)

#79

as Rosalind van Hoorn in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" (1947)
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Average listal rating (68 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0

#51

as Mary Hatch in "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)
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#54

as Susan Walker in "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947)
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Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0

#56

as Mary in "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942)
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#57

as Mildred Pierce Beragon in "Mildred Pierce" (1945)

#81

as Julie in "Strange Cargo" (1940)
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#58

as Klara Novak in "The Shop Around the Corner" (1940)
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#63

as Hildy Johnson in "His Girl Friday" (1940)
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#65

as Jamilla in "Kismet" (1944)

#72

as Erika Von Schluetow in "A Foreign Affair" (1948)
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#67

as Laura Jesson in "Brief Encounter" (1946)
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Average listal rating (128 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0

#68

as Karen Vanmeer in "Boom Town" (1940)

#84

as Delilah in "Samson and Delilah" (1949)
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#69

as Catherine Sloper in "The Heiress" (1949)
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Average listal rating (112 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0

#70

as Evelyn Boult in "Edward, My Son" (1949)
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#74

as Queen Anne in "The Three Musketeers" (1948)
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Average listal rating (140 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0

#78

as Miss Georgia Garrett in "Romance on the High Seas" (1948)
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Average listal rating (57 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0

#83

as Claire Huddesen in "On the Town" (1949)
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Average listal rating (10 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0

#85

as Emily Webb in "Our Town" (1940)
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Beautiful women in some powerful roles, starring or supporting. This is classic Hollywood at its best!

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