Oscar nominations: 15 films that came from the printed page

The list of Oscar nominations features 15 movies that got their start in the world of words, from Snow White to a Tolstoy classic.

By , Staff Writer

2. 'Lincoln'

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The film by Steven Spielberg about Abraham Lincoln's struggle to abolish slavery is based on writer Doris Kearns Goodwin's book "Team of Rivals:The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." The film earned nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor for star Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Supporting Actor for Tommy Lee Jones, Best Supporting Actress for Sally Field, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Music (Original Score), Best Production Design and Best Sound Mixing.

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