Awards for 1929

Oscar

Best Picture, Production

WINNER

Wings: (Paramount Famous Lasky)

NOMINEES

The Racket: (The Caddo Company)

7th Heaven: (Fox)

Best Picture, Unique and Artistic Production

WINNER

Sunrise: (Fox)

NOMINEES

Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness: (Paramount Famous Lasky)

The Crowd: (M-G-M)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

The Last Command, The Way of All Flesh: Emil Jannings
Emil Jannings received his award early due to the fact that he was going home to Europe before the ceremony.

NOMINEES


Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Director, Comedy Picture

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Director, Dramatic Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Writing, Original Story

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Writing, Adaptation

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Writing, Title Writing

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Cinematography

WINNER

NOMINEES



Best Art Direction

WINNERS


NOMINEES


Best Effects, Engineering Effects

WINNER

NOMINEES


Honorary Award

WINNERS

The Jazz Singer: (Warner Bros.)
For producing The Jazz Singer, the pioneer outstanding talking picture, which has revolutionized the industry.

The Circus: Charles Chaplin
For versatility and genius in acting, writing, directing and producing The Circus.
Though nominated for best actor, the academy decided to remove Chaplin's name from the competitive classes and instead award him a Special Award.

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