Heading into the homestretch…
Best Unique and Artistic Production (Irving Thalberg)
Best Director, Dramatic Picture (King Vidor)
This was the only year the Academy had two Best Picture awards. They were combined into one the next year.
Best Picture (Irving Thalberg)
Norma Shearer and Fredric March played dual roles.
Best Picture (Pandro S. Berman)
Best Director (Gregory La Cava)
Best Supporting Actress–Andrea Leeds as Kay Hamilton
Watch Kate and Ginger snark at each other!
Best Picture (Joseph Sistrom)
Best Director (Billy Wilder)
Best Actress–Barbara Stanwyck as Phyllis Dietrichson
Best Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture–Miklos Rozsa
Best Sound Recording-Loren L. Ryder
Best B&W Cinematography–John F. Seitz
I always thought that Stanwyck looked like she does in this movie. I thought she had really bad hair. Boy, was I wrong.
Best Scoring of a Musical Picture–Georgie Stoll
Best Picture (Joe Pasternak)
Best Actor–Gene Kelly as Joseph “Joe” Brady
The first teaming of Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra. In the three films Sinatra co-starred with Kelly, he always played a shy guy who had trouble with the ladies. Casting against type at its finest.
The Pride of the Yankees
Best Film Editing–Daniel Mandell
Best Picture (Samuel Goldwyn)
Best Original Motion Picture Story–Paul Gallico
Best Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture–Leigh Harline
Best Sound Recording–Thomas T. Moulton
Best B&W Art Direction-Perry Ferguson (Art Direction) and Howard Bristol (Set Decoration)
Best B&W Cinematography–Rudolph Mate
Wright is one of the few people who was nominated in two different acting categories. The last person to achieve this was Jamie Foxx in 2004.
Best Picture (Robert B. Radnitz)
Best Actor–Paul Winfield as Nathan Lee Morgan
Best Actress–Cicely Tyson as Rebecca Morgan
Best Adapted Screenplay–Lonne Elder III
The young boy who played David directed a television remake of this film which aired in 2003.
An American in Paris
Best Picture (Arthur Freed)
Best Story and Screenplay–Alan Jay Lerner
Best Director (Vincente Minnelli)
Best Film Editing–Adrienne Fazan
My Fair Lady
Best Picture (Jack L. Warner)
Best Director (George Cukor)
Best Actor–Rex Harrison as Professor Henry Higgins
Best Original Score–Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
Best Adaptation or Treatment Score-Andre Previn
Best Sound–George Groves
Best Color Cinematography–Harry Stradling
Best Costume Design, Color–Cecil Beaton
Best Supporting Actor–Stanley Holloway as Alfred P. Doolittle
Best Supporting Actress–Gladys Cooper as Mrs. Higgins
Best Adapted Screenplay–Alan Jay Lerner
Best Film Editing–William H. Ziegler
Audrey Hepburn wasn’t even nominated!
Best Picture (Jack Woolf)
Best Director (Carol Reed)
Best Original or Adaptation Score–John Green
Best Sound-Shepperton Studio Sound Dept.
Best Actor–Ron Moody as Fagin
Best Supporting Actor–Jack Wild as Jack Dawkins aka “The Artful Dodger”
Best Adapted Screenplay–Vernon Harris
Best Costume Design–Phyllis Dalton
Best Cinematography–Oswald Morris
Best Film Editing-Ralph Kemplen
The musical version of Dicken’s Oliver Twist.
The Broadway Melody
Best Picture (Irving Thalberg and Lawrence Weingarten)
Best Director (Harry Beaumont)
Best Actress–Bessie Love as Harriet “Hank” Mahoney
The musical numbers are nice. That’s all I have to say.