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Can you name the directors of the movies that won a Best Original Screenplay Oscar? (See Game Note)

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The MovieThe Director(s)The Writers
The Dawn Patrol (1930)John Monk Saunders
The Champ (1931)Frances Marion
One Way Passage (1932)Robert Lord
Manhattan Melodrama (1934)Arthur Caesar
The Scoundrel (1935)Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)Pierre Collings, Sheridan Gibney
A Star Is Born (1937)Robert Carson, William A. Wellman
Boys Town (1938)Eleanore Griffin, Dore Schary
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)Lewis R. Foster
Arise, My Love (1940)Benjamin Glazer, John Toldy
Down Went McGinty (1940)Preston Sturges
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)Harry Segall
Citizen Kane (1941)Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles
49th Parallel (1941)Emeric Pressburger
Woman of the Year (1942)Michael Kanin, Ring Lardner Jr.
The Human Comedy (1943)William Saroyan
Princess O'Rourke (1943)Norman Krasna
Going My Way (1944)Leo McCarey
Wilson (1944)Lamar Trotti
Marie-Louise (1944)Richard Schweitzer
The House on 92nd Street (1945)Charles G. Booth
Perfect Strangers (1945)Clemence Dane
The Seventh Veil (1945)Muriel Box, Sydney Box
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)Valentine Davies
Bachelor Knight (1947)Sidney Sheldon
The Search (1948)Richard Schweitzer, David Wechsler
The Stratton Story (1949)Douglas Morrow
Battleground (1949)Robert Pirosh
Panic in the Streets (1950)Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt
Sunset Blvd. (1950)Charles Brackett, D.M. Marshman Jr., Billy Wilder
Seven Days to Noon (1951)James Bernard, Paul Dehn
An American in Paris (1951)Alan Jay Lerner
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)T.E.B. Clarke
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)Frank Cavett, Fredric M. Frank, Theodore St. John
Roman Holiday (1953)Dalton Trumbo
Titanic (1953)Charles Brackett, Richard L. Breen, Walter Reisch
Broken Lance (1954)Philip Yordan
On the Waterfront (1954)Buddy Schulberg
Love Me or Leave Me (1955)Daniel Fuchs
Interrupted Melody (1955)Sonya Levien, William Ludwig
The Brave One (1956)Dalton Trumbo
The Red Balloon (1956)Albert Lamorisse
Designing Woman (1957)George Wells
The Defiant Ones (1958)Nedrick Young (as Nathan E Douglas), Harold Jacob Smith
Pillow Talk (1959)Clarence Green, Maurice Richlin, Russell Rouse, Stanley Shapiro
The Apartment (1960)I.A.L. Diamond, Billy Wilder
Splendor in the Grass (1961)William Inge
Divorce, Italian Style (1961)Ennio de Concini, Pietro Germi, Alfredo Giannetti
How the West Was Won (1962)James R. Webb
Father Goose (1964)Peter Stone, Frank Tarloff
Darling (1965)Frederic Raphael
A Man and a Woman (1966)Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)William Rose
The Producers (1967)Mel Brooks
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)William Goldman
Patton (1970)Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North
The Hospital (1971)Paddy Chayefsky
The Candidate (1972)Jeremy Larner
The Sting (1973)David S. Ward
Chinatown (1974)Robert Towne
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)Frank Pierson
Network (1976)Paddy Chayevsky
Annie Hall (1977)Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman
Coming Home (1978)Nancy Dowd, Robert C. Jones, Waldo Salt
Breaking Away (1979)Steve Tesich
Melvin and Howard (1980)Bo Goldman
Chariots of Fire (1981)Colin Welland
Gandhi (1982)John Briley
Tender Mercies (1983)Horton Foote
Places in the Heart (1984)Robert Benton
Witness (1985)William Kelley, Earl W. Wallace, Pamela Wallace
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)Woody Allen
Moonstruck (1987)John Patrick Shanley
Rain Man (1988)Ronald Bass, Barry Morrow
Dead Poets Society (1989)Tom Schulman
Ghost (1990)Bruce Joel Rubin
Thelma & Louise (1991)Callie Khouri
The Crying Game (1992)Neil Jordan
The Piano (1993)Jane Campion
Pulp Fiction (1994)Roger Avary, Quentin Tarantino
The Usual Suspects (1995)Christopher McQuarrie
Fargo (1996)Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Good Will Hunting (1997)Ben Affleck, Matt Damon
Shakespeare in Love (1998)Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard
American Beauty (1999)Alan Ball
Almost Famous (2000)Cameron Crowe
Gosford Park (2001)Julian Fellowes
Talk to Her (2002)Pedro Almodovar
Lost in Translation (2003)Sofia Coppola
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)Pierre Bismuth, Michel Gondry, Charlie Kaufman
Crash (2005)Paul Haggis, Bobby Moresco
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)Michael Arndt
Juno (2007)Diablo Cody
Milk (2008)Dustin Lance Black
The Hurt Locker (2009)Mark Boal
The King's Speech (2010)David Seidler
Midnight in Paris (2011)Woody Allen
Django Unchained (2012)Quentin Tarantino
Her (2013)Spike Jonze
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr., Armando Bo
Spotlight (2015)Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer
Manchester by the Sea (2016)Kenneth Lonergan

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