The Best Supporting Actor Oscar was first given out in 1937 with Walter Brennan winning for Come and Get It (which will be shown today). Brennan won two more times in the next four years!
Come and Get It
Walter Brennan as Swan Bostrom
Best Film Editing-Edward Curtiss
Brennan won the first Best Supporting Actor Oscar which he would repeat in 1938 and 1940.
Frank Morgan as The Pirate
White people play Mexicans. A drawback of Old Hollywood.
The Story of G.I. Joe
Robert Mitchum as Lt. Capt. Bill Walker
Best Song-“Linda” by Ann Ronell
War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins an Army unit to learn what battle is all about.
The Best Man
Lee Tracy as President Art Hockstader
Two presidential hopefuls vie for the President’s endorsement.
Jeff Chandler as Cochise
Best Screenplay-Albert Maltz
Best Color Cinematography-Ernest Palmer
A prospector tries to broker peace between white settlers and the Apache.
Sweet Bird of Youth
Ed Begley as Tom “Boss” Finley
Best Actress–Geraldine Page as Alexandra Del Lago
Best Supporting Actress–Shirley Knight as Heavenly Finley
An aspiring actor/gigolo escorts an actress to his Florida hometown.
The Subject was Roses
Jack Albertson as John Cleary
Best Actress-Patricia Neal as Nettie Cleary
Patricia Neal’s first film after suffering a massive stroke in 1965.
Anthony Quinn as Eufemio Zapata
Best Screenplay–John Steinbeck (!)
Best Dramatic or Comedy Score–Alex North
Best B&W Art Direction-Lyle Wheeler and Leland Fuller (Art Direction); Thomas Little and Claude Carpenter (Set Decoration)
Brando first film after playing Stanley.
A Thousand Clowns
Martin Balsam as Arnold Burns
Best Picture (Fred Coe)
Best Adapted Screenplay–Herb Gardner
Best Adaptation or Treatment Score–Don Walker
A recently unemployed writer fights to keep custody of his nephew.
All the President’s Men
Jason Robards as Ben Bradlee
Best Adapted Screenplay–William Goldman
Best Sound-Dick Alexander, Les Fresholtz, Arthur Piantadoisi and Jim Webb
Best Art Direction-George Jenkins (Art Direction) and George Gaines (Set Decoration)
Best Picture (Walter Coblenz)
Best Director (Alan J. Pakula)
Best Film Editing-Robert L. Wolfe
Now we have “Stupid Watergate.”
Sir John Mills as Michael
Best Cinematography–Freddie Young
Best Actress–Sarah Miles as Rosy Ryan
Best Sound–Gordon K. McCallum and John Bramall
Emma Bovary set in post-WWI Ireland.