Awards for 1951

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

All About Eve: (20th Century Fox)

NOMINEES




Sunset Blvd.: (Paramount)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Born Yesterday: Judy Holliday
Judy Holliday was not present at the awards ceremony. Ethel Barrymore accepted on her behalf.

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



Broken Arrow: Albert Maltz
Originally Michael Blankfort had been listed for this nomination. Blankfort fronted for Maltz, who was a blacklisted writer at the time. Following research by the Writers Guild of America West in July 1991, the Academy officially attributed the nomination to Maltz and removed Blankford.

Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES




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

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Costume Design, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

Destination Moon: (George Pal Productions)

NOMINEE

Samson and Delilah: (Cecil B. DeMille Productions)

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Captain Carey, U.S.A.: Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
For the song "Mona Lisa"

NOMINEES

The Toast of New Orleans: Nicholas Brodszky (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "Be My Love"

Cinderella: Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston
For the song "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo"

Singing Guns: Fred Glickman, Hy Heath, Johnny Lange
For the song "Mule Train"

Wabash Avenue: Josef Myrow (music), Mack Gordon (lyrics)
For the song "Wilhelmina"

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

Grandma Moses: (Falcon Films Inc.)

Best Short Subject, One-reel

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES

The Fight: Science Against Cancer: (National Film Board of Canada, Medical Film Institute of the Association of American Medical Colleges)

The Stairs: (Film Documents Inc.)

Best Documentary, Features

WINNERS


NOMINEE

Honorary Award

WINNERS

George Murphy
For his services in interpreting the film industry to the country at large.

Louis B. Mayer
For distinguished service to the motion picture industry.

The Walls of Malapaga
France/Italy. Voted by the Board of Governors as the most outstanding foreign language film released in the United States in 1950.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

James B. Gordon (20th Century-Fox Studio Camera Dept.)
For the design and development of a multiple-image film viewer.

John P. Livadary, Floyd Campbell, L.W. Russell (Columbia SSD)
For the development of a multi-track magnetic re-recording system.

Loren L. Ryder (Paramount SSD)
For the first studio-wide application of magnetic sound recording to motion picture production.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNER


Not awarded.

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