Awards for 1947

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES

Henry V: (J. Arthur Rank, Two Cities)

It's a Wonderful Life: (Liberty Films)

The Razor's Edge: (20th Century Fox)

The Yearling: (M-G-M)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

The Best Years of Our Lives: Fredric March
Fredric March was not present at the awards ceremony. Cathy O'Donnell accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

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

NOMINEE

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEE

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

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Harvey Girls: Harry Warren (music), Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
For the song "On the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe".

NOMINEES

Centennial Summer: Jerome Kern (music), Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics)
For the song "All Through the Day".

The Dolly Sisters: James V. Monaco (music), Mack Gordon (lyrics)
For the song "I Can't Begin to Tell You".

Canyon Passage: Hoagy Carmichael (music), Jack Brooks (lyrics)
For the song "Ole Buttermilk Sky".

Blue Skies: Irving Berlin
For the song "You Keep Coming Back Like a Song".

Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




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

Seeds of Destiny: (U.S. War Dept.)

NOMINEES

Atomic Power: (20th Century-Fox)

Life at the Zoo: (Artkino)


Juvenile Award

WINNER

Claude Jarman Jr.
For the outstanding child actor of 1946.

Honorary Award

WINNERS

Henry V: Laurence Olivier
For his outstanding achievement as actor, producer and director in bringing 'Henry V' to the screen.

The Best Years of Our Lives: Harold Russell
For bringing hope and courage to his fellow veterans through his appearance in The Best Years of Our Lives.

Ernst Lubitsch
For his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture
(certificate).

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNER


Not awarded.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Harlan L. Baumbach (Paramount West Coast Laboratory)
For an improved method for the quantitative determination of hydroquinone and metol in photographic developing baths.

Herbert E. Britt
For the development and application of formulas and equipment for producing cloud and smoke effects.

Burton F. Miller (Warner Bros. Studio Sound and Electrical Departments)
For the design and construction of a motion picture arc lighting generator filter.

Carlton W. Faulkner (20th Century-Fox SSD)
For the reversed bias method, including a double bias method for light valve and galvanometer density recording.

(Mole-Richardson Co.)
For the Type 450 super high intensity carbon arc lamp.

Arthur F. Blinn, Robert O. Cook, C.O. Slyfield (Walt Disney SSD)
For the design and development of an audio finder and track viewer for checking and locating noise in sound tracks.

Burton F. Miller (Warner Bros. SSD)
For the design and application of an equalizer to eliminate relative spectral energy distortion in electronic compressors.

Marty Martin (RKO Radio Studio Miniature Department), Hal Adkins (RKO Radio Studio Miniature Department)
For the design and construction of equipment providing visual bullet effects.

Harold Nye (Warner Bros. Studio Electrical Dept.)
For the development of the electronically controlled fire and gaslight effect.

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