This week on And the Runner-Up Is, Kevin welcomes Nicole Ackman of Next Best Picture and Petticoats and Poppies to discuss the 1928-29 Oscar race for Best Actress, where Mary Pickford won for her performance in "Coquette," beating Ruth Chatterton in "Madame X," Betty Compson in "The Barker," Jeanne Eagels in "The Letter," Corinne Griffith in "The Divine Lady," and Bessie Love in "The Broadway Melody." We discuss all of these nominated performances and determine who we think was the runner-up to Pickford.

0:00 - 11:21 - Introduction

11:22 - 27:27 - Ruth Chatterton

27:28 - 31:00 - Betty Compson

31:01 - 44:46 - Jeanne Eagels

44:47 - 57:21 - Corinne Griffith

57:22 - 1:06:45 - Bessie Love

1:06:51 - 1:16:30 - Mary Pickford

1:16:57 - 1:31:58 - Why Mary Pickford won / Twitter questions

1:31:59 - 1:38:51 - Who was the runner-up?

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Theme/End Music: "Diamonds" by Iouri Sazonov

Additional Music: "Storming Cinema Ident" by Edward Blakeley

Artwork: Brian O'Meara

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