John Cromwell and Claudett Colbert on the Set of Since You Went Away.
Claudette Colbert remains the only actress in the history of cinema to star in three films in the same year to be nominated for Best Picture Academy Award, those films being Cleopatra, Imitation of Life, and It Happened One Night which were all made in 1934. She won for her role in It Happened One Night.
Rita Hayworth on set of Affair in Trinidad.
Despite appearing in 61 films over 37 years, including leading roles in successful, classic films like Gilda, she never received an Academy Award nomination.
Edward G. Robinson and Marian Marsh on the set of Five Star Final.
Robinson was never nominated for an Academy Award, but in 1973 he was awarded an honorary Oscar in recognition that he had "achieved greatness as a player, a patron of the arts, and a dedicated citizen ... in sum, a Renaissance man". He died two months before the award ceremony.
Joan Crawford was nominated for Best Actress three times in her career for her roles in Mildred Pierce, which she won, Possessed and Sudden Fear.
Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan in Tarzan and his Mate. Neither O'Sullivan or Weissmuller were ever nominated for the Academy Award.
Norma Shearer and Sam Wood on set of The Latest from Paris.
Norma Shearer was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress on six occasions, winning once for her role in The Divorcee. She was nominated for her roles in Their Own Desire, A Free Soul, The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Romeo and Juliet, and Marie Antoinette.
Sam Wood was nominated for Best Director three times in his career for Goodbye Mr. Chips, Kitty Foyle and Kings Row.
James Wong Howe and Betty Bronson on set of Peter Pan.
James Wong Howe was nominated for ten Academy Awards for cinematography for Algiers, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Kings Row, Air Force, The North Star, The Rose Tattoo, The Old Man and the Sea, Hud, Seconds, and Funny Lady. He won the award twice for Hud and The Rose Tattoo.