Awards for 1946

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

The Lost Weekend: (Paramount)

NOMINEES

Anchors Aweigh: (M-G-M)

The Bells of St. Mary's: (Rainbow Productions)

Mildred Pierce: (Warner Bros.)

Spellbound: (Selznick International Pictures)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Mildred Pierce: Joan Crawford
Joan Crawford was not present at the awards ceremony and feigned ill that night. Meanwhile she listened to the show on the radio. When she won, she ushered the press into her bedroom, where she finally accepted her Oscar.

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Original Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Original Story

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

NOMINEES



Leave Her to Heaven: Thomas T. Moulton (20th Century-Fox SSD)

Rhapsody in Blue: Nathan Levinson (Warner Bros. SSD)


The Southerner: Jack Whitney (Sound Services Inc.)




The Unseen: Loren L. Ryder (Paramount SSD)

Wonder Man: Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

Wonder Man: John P. Fulton (photographic), Arthur Johns (sound)

NOMINEES

Captain Eddie: Fred Sersen (photographic), Sol Halperin (photographic), Roger Heman Sr. (sound), Harry M. Leonard (sound)

Spellbound: Jack Cosgrove (photographic)

They Were Expendable: A. Arnold Gillespie (photographic), Donald Jahraus (photographic), R.A. MacDonald (photographic), Michael Steinore (sound)

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

State Fair: Richard Rodgers (music), Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics)
For the song "It Might as Well Be Spring"

NOMINEES

Here Come the Waves: Harold Arlen (music), Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
For the song "Accentuate the Positive"

Tonight and Every Night: Jule Styne (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "Anywhere"

The Bells of St. Mary's: Jimmy Van Heusen (music), Johnny Burke (lyrics)
For the song "Aren't You Glad You're You"

Why Girls Leave Home: Jay Livingston (music), Ray Evans (lyrics)
For the song "The Cat and the Canary"

Earl Carroll Vanities: Walter Kent (music), Kim Gannon (lyrics)
For the song "Endlessly"

Anchors Aweigh: Jule Styne (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "I Fall in Love Too Easily"

Sing Your Way Home: Allie Wrubel (music), Herb Magidson (lyrics)
For the song "I'll Buy That Dream"

Story of G.I. Joe: Ann Ronell
For the song "Linda"

Love Letters: Victor Young (music), Edward Heyman (lyrics)
For the song "Love Letters"

Can't Help Singing: Jerome Kern (music), E.Y. Harburg (lyrics)
For the song "More and More"

Belle of the Yukon: Jimmy Van Heusen (music), Johnny Burke (lyrics)
For the song "Sleighride in July"

Wonder Man: David Rose (music), Leo Robin (lyrics)
For the song "So in Love"

San Antonio: Ray Heindorf (music), M.K. Jerome (music), Ted Koehler (lyrics)
For the song "Some Sunday Morning"

Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

WINNER

Anchors Aweigh: George Stoll
On 10 September 2001 Kevin Spacey purchased Stoll's Oscar statuette at a Butterfields auction in Los Angeles and returned it to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




















Best Short Subject, Two-reel

WINNER

NOMINEES



Best Short Subject, One-reel

WINNER

NOMINEES





Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES






Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

Hitler Lives: (Warner Bros.)

NOMINEES

Library of Congress: (Office of War Information)

To the Shores of Iwo Jima: (U.S. Marine Corps)

Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEE

The Last Bomb: (U.S. Army Air Force)

Juvenile Award

WINNER

Peggy Ann Garner
For the outstanding child actress of 1945.

Honorary Award

WINNERS

The House I Live In: Frank Ross, Mervyn LeRoy, Albert Maltz, Earl Robinson, Lewis Allan, Frank Sinatra
For tolerance short subject; produced by Frank Ross and Mervyn LeRoy; directed by Mervyn LeRoy; screenplay by Albert Maltz; song "The House I Live In" music by Earl Robinson, lyrics by Lewis Allan; starring Frank Sinatra; released by RKO Radio.

Walter Wanger
For his six years service as President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (special plaque).

Daniel J. Bloomberg (Republic Studio, Republic Sound Department)
For the building of an outstanding musical scoring auditorium which provides optimum recording conditions and combines all elements of acoustic and engineering design (certificate).

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNER


Not awarded.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Loren L. Ryder, Charles R. Daily (Paramount Studio Sound Department)
For the design, construction and use of the first dial-controlled step-by-step sound channel line-up and test circuit.

Michael S. Leshing (20th Century-Fox Studio), Benjamin C. Robinson (20th Century-Fox Studio), Arthur B. Chatelain (20th Century-Fox Studio), Robert C. Stevens (20th Century-Fox Studio), John G. Capstaff (Eastman Kodak Co.)
For the 20th Century-Fox film processing machine.

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