This week on the season finale of And the Runner-Up Is, Kevin welcomes This Had Oscar Buzz cohost Chris Feil to discuss the 1959 Oscar race for Best Actress, where Simone Signoret won for her performance in "Room at the Top," beating Doris Day in "Pillow Talk," Audrey Hepburn in "The Nun's Story," and Katharine Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor in "Suddenly, Last Summer." We discuss all of these nominated performances and determine who we think was the runner-up to Signoret.
0:00 - 12:06 - Introduction
12:07 - 31:31 - Doris Day
31:31 - 54:51 - Audrey Hepburn
54:52 - 1:34:24 - Katharine Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor
1:34:25 - 1:55:25 - Simone Signoret
1:55:26 - 2:27:45 - Why Simone Signoret won / Twitter questions
2:27:46 - 2:33:31 - Who was the runner-up?
Support And the Runner-Up Is on Patreon at patreon.com/andtherunnerupis!
Follow Kevin Jacobsen on Twitter
Follow Chris Feil on Twitter
Theme/End Music: "Diamonds" by Iouri Sazonov
Additional Music: "Storming Cinema Ident" by Edward Blakeley
Artwork: Brian O'Meara