Past 'Best Picture' Oscar winners

1942: "Mrs. Miniver," starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. Greer Garson, right, and Teresa Wright are shown in character in a scene from "Mrs. Miniver" in this 1942 photograph in which Garson's performance rallied support for the British in World War II. (AP Photo)

February 16, 2013 3:17 pm  • 

About this blog

"Tales from the Morgue" is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

Johanna Eubank, aka the Morgue Lady, was a research assistant in the Star Library — also known as News and Research Services — for 18 years before becoming an online content producer. She has had her share of sneezing fits after digging into dusty old files, so she's sure to find a few old stories to re-examine.

If you have suggestions, comments or questions about this blog, e-mail jeubank@tucson.com