Awards for 1934

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

Cavalcade: (Fox)

NOMINEES

42nd Street: (Warner Bros.)

A Farewell to Arms: (Paramount)



Little Women: (RKO Radio)


She Done Him Wrong: (Paramount)

Smilin' Through: (M-G-M)

State Fair: (Fox)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

The Private Life of Henry VIII.: Charles Laughton
Charles Laughton was not present at the awards ceremony. Fellow nominee Leslie Howard accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES


Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Morning Glory: Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn was not present at the awards ceremony.

NOMINEES


Best Director

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Assistant Director

WINNERS

Charles Barton (Paramount)

Scott R. Beal (Universal)


Fred Fox (UA)

Gordon Hollingshead (Warner Bros.)

Dewey Starkey (RKO Radio)

NOMINEES

Al Alleborn (Warner Bros.)

Sid Brod (Paramount)



Arthur Jacobson (Paramount)

Edward Killy (RKO Radio)

Joseph A. McDonough (Universal)

William J. Reiter (Universal)

Frank Shaw (Warner Bros.)


John Waters (M-G-M)

Best Writing, Original Story

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Writing, Adaptation

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Cinematography

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Art Direction

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

A Farewell to Arms: Franklin Hansen (sound director) (Paramount Studio Sound Department)

NOMINEES

42nd Street: Nathan Levinson (sound director) (Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department)

Gold Diggers of 1933: Nathan Levinson (sound director) (Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department)

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang: Nathan Levinson (sound director) (Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department)

Best Short Subject, Comedy

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Subject, Novelty

WINNER

NOMINEES


The Sea: (Educational)

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES


Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

(Electrical Research Products Inc.)
For their wide range recording and reproducing system.

(RCA Victor Co. Inc.)
For their high-fidelity recording and reproducing system.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNER

Fred Jackman, Sidney Saunders (RKO Studios Inc.) (Fox Film Corp., Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.)
For their development and effective use of the translucent cellulose screen in composite photography.

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