Awards for 1949

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

Hamlet: (J. Arthur Rank, Two Cities Films)
Laurence Olivier was not present at the awards ceremony. Robert Montgomery accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES

Johnny Belinda: (Warner Bros.)

The Red Shoes: (J. Arthur Rank, Archers)

The Snake Pit: (20th Century Fox)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

Hamlet: Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier was not present at the awards ceremony. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. 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, Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES



Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES




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

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Costume Design, Color

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

The Snake Pit: (20th Century-Fox Sound Dept.)

NOMINEES

Johnny Belinda: (Warner Bros. Sound Dept.)

Moonrise: (Republic Sound Dept.)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Deep Waters: Ralph Hammeras (visual), Fred Sersen (visual), Edward Snyder (visual), Roger Heman Sr. (audible)

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Paleface: Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
For the song "Buttons and Bows"

NOMINEES

Casbah: Harold Arlen (music), Leo Robin (lyrics)
For the song "For Every Man There's a Woman"

Romance on the High Seas: Jule Styne (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "It's Magic"

That Lady in Ermine: Friedrich Hollaender (music), Leo Robin (lyrics)
For the song "This Is the Moment"

Wet Blanket Policy: Ramey Idriss, George Tibbles
For the song "The Woody Woodpecker 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



Robin Hoodlum: (United Productions of America)

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

Toward Independence: (U.S. Army)

NOMINEES


Operation Vittles: (U.S. Army Air Force)

Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEE

Juvenile Award

WINNER

The Search: Ivan Jandl
For the outstanding juvenile performance of 1948 in The Search.

Honorary Award

WINNERS

Monsieur Vincent
France. Voted by the Academy Board of Governors as the most outstanding foreign language film released in the United States during 1948.

Sid Grauman
Master showman, who raised the standard of exhibition of motion pictures.

Adolph Zukor
A man who has been called the father of the feature film in America, for his services to the industry over a period of forty years.

Joan of Arc: Walter Wanger
For distinguished service to the industry in adding to its moral stature in the world community by his production of the picture Joan of Arc.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Victor Caccialanza, Maurice Ayers (Paramount Studio Set Construction Dept.)
For the development and application of "Paralite", a new lightweight plaster process for set construction.

Nick Kalten, Louis J. Witte (20th Century-Fox Studio Mechanical Effects Dept.)
For a process of preserving and flame-proofing foliage.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Marty Martin, Jack Lannan, Russell Shearman (RKO Radio Studio Special Effects Dept.)
For the development of a new method of simulating falling snow on motion picture sets.

A.J. Moran (Warner Bros. Studio Electrical Dept.)
For a method of remote control for shutters on motion picture arc lighting equipment.

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