How is it that all this lush excess, the opulent room behind her, the pure decadence of that red dress - all we really see, the thing that POPS at us when we see this photo, is Vivien Leigh. Cameron Diaz and Kristen Stewart can't do that, folks.
Vivien Leigh shows her Oscar for Best Actress in Gone With The Wind. The 12th Academy Awards was held on February 29, 1940 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Gone With The Wind received the most nominations with thirteen, winning ten of them.