TCM begins with the Best Picture nominees from 1939 on Saturday, February 1. Programming for that day includes "Stagecoach" (1939), "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "The Wizard of Oz" (1939), and "Dark Victory" (1939).
Other days of the event will feature different years and categories. On February 7, viewers can see the performances of the Best Actor nominees of 1953. On February 13, the Best Actress nominees of 1942 take the spotlight. On March 3, TCM airs the 1958 Best Special Effects nominees. Every day will feature a different aspect of Oscar history, with costume designs, directors, writers, and supporting players all getting their own lineups on the schedule.
For the full 31 Days of Oscar schedule, visit the official TCM website, where you can download a PDF of the program lineup or look at the online calendar for the month. The 2014 Academy Awards will air on ABC on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Get ready for the biggest night in Hollywood by watching the video at the top of this article, which looks at the 2014 nominees.
Jennifer Garlen writes as the Huntsville and National Classic Movies Examiner. Her book, "Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching," is available in paperback and Kindle editions on Amazon.