This week on And the Runner-Up Is, Kevin welcomes Cody Dericks of Next Best Picture and Halloweeners: A Horror Movie Podcast to discuss the 1929-30 Oscar race for Best Actress, where Norma Shearer won for her performance in "The Divorcee," beating Nancy Carroll in "The Devil's Holiday," Ruth Chatterton in "Sarah and Son," Greta Garbo in "Anna Christie" and "Romance," Gloria Swanson in "The Trespasser," and herself(!) in "Their Own Desire." We discuss all of these nominated performances and determine who we think was the runner-up to Shearer.

0:00 - 10:44 - Introduction

10:45 - 21:11 - Nancy Carroll

21:12 - 30:42 - Ruth Chatterton

30:43 - 53:06 - Greta Garbo

53:07 - 1:03:30 - Gloria Swanson

1:03:31 - 1:25:30 - Norma Shearer

1:25:31 - 1:43:45 - Why Norma Shearer won / Twitter questions

1:43:46 - 1:50:23 - 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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