Awards for 1935

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES


Cleopatra: (Paramount)

Flirtation Walk: (First National)

The Gay Divorcee: (RKO Radio)

Here Comes the Navy: (Warner Bros.)

The House of Rothschild: (20th Century Pictures)

Imitation of Life: (Universal)


The Thin Man: (M-G-M)

Viva Villa!: (M-G-M)

The White Parade: (Jesse L. Lasky)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

It Happened One Night: Clark Gable
In 1996, Steven Spielberg anonymously purchased Clark Gable's Oscar to protect it from further commercial exploitation, gave it back to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, commenting that he could think of "no better sanctuary for Gable's only Oscar than the Motion Picture Academy".

NOMINEES


Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

It Happened One Night: Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert was so convinced that she would lose the Oscar to write-in nominee Bette Davis that she didn't attended the ceremony originally. She was summoned from a train station to pick up her Academy Award.

NOMINEES



Of Human Bondage: Bette Davis
This was a write-in nomination.

Best Director

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Assistant Director

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Writing, Original Story

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Writing, Adaptation

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Cinematography

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Art Direction

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

One Night of Love: John P. Livadary (sound director) (Columbia Studio Sound Department)

NOMINEES

Imitation of Life: Theodore Soderberg (sound director) (Universal Pictures (studio sound department))

The Affairs of Cellini: Thomas T. Moulton (sound director) (United Artists Studio Sound Department)

Cleopatra: Franklin Hansen (sound director) (Paramount Studio Sound Department)

Flirtation Walk: Nathan Levinson (sound director) (Warner Bros.-First National Studio Sound Department)

The Gay Divorcee: Carl Dreher (sound director) (RKO Radio Studio Sound Department)

Viva Villa!: Douglas Shearer (sound director) (M-G-M Studio Sound Department)

The White Parade: Edmund H. Hansen (sound director) (Fox Studio Sound Department)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Gay Divorcee: Con Conrad (music), Herb Magidson (lyrics)
For the song "The Continental".

NOMINEES

Flying Down to Rio: Vincent Youmans (music), Edward Eliscu (lyrics), Gus Kahn (lyrics)
For the song "Carioca".

She Loves Me Not: Ralph Rainger (music), Leo Robin (lyrics)
For the song "Love in Bloom".

Best Music, Score

WINNER

One Night of Love: Louis Silvers (head of department) (Columbia Studio Music Department)
Thematic music by Victor Schertzinger and Gus Kahn.

NOMINEES

The Gay Divorcee: Max Steiner (head of department) (RKO Radio Studio Music Department)
Score by Kenneth S. Webb and Samuel Hoffenstein.

The Lost Patrol: Max Steiner (head of department) (RKO Radio Studio Music Department)
Score by Max Steiner.

Best Short Subject, Comedy

WINNER

NOMINEES


What, No Men?: (Warner Bros.)

Best Short Subject, Novelty

WINNER

NOMINEES

Bosom Friends: (Skibo Productions)

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES


Juvenile Award

WINNER

Shirley Temple
In grateful recognition of her outstanding contribution to screen entertainment during the year 1934.

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNER

(Electrical Research Products Inc.)
For their development of the vertical cut disc method of recording sound ("hill and dale recording").

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

One Night of Love: (Columbia Pictures Corp.)
For their application of the vertical cut disc method ("hill and dale recording") to actual studio production, with their recording of the sound on the picture One Night of Love.

(Bell and Howell Co.)
For their development of the Bell and Howell fully automatic sound and picture printer.

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