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What was the last black and white movie to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?

Question #91634. Asked by mhenson400.
Last updated Mar 29 2016.

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The Apartment -- The last black-and-white film before 1993 to win Best Picture.

Schindler's List -- The first (and only) black-and-white film after 1960 to win Best Picture.


Jan 27 2008, 12:08 PM
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The Apartment was made in 1960. link

Jan 27 2008, 12:28 PM
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Update: The Artist" (2011) was the first black-and-white film to win since 1993's Schindler's List, though that film contained limited colour sequences; it was the first 100% black-and-white film to win since 1960's The Apartment."

Mar 29 2016, 4:57 PM
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