Awards for 1954

Oscar

Best Picture

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Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Best Actress in a Leading Role

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Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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Best Director

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Best Writing, Screenplay

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Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

WINNER

Roman Holiday: Dalton Trumbo
The screen credit and award were originally credited to Ian McLellan Hunter who fronted for Dalton Trumbo. In December 1992 the Academy decided to change the records and to credit Mr. Trumbo with the achievement. Ian McLellan Hunter was removed from the Motion Picture Story category and the Oscar was posthumously presented to Trumbo's widow on May 10th, 1993.

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Hondo: Louis L'Amour
Although the film had originally been nominated the producer and the nominee questioned its inclusion into the Motion Picture Story category since the film is based on the short story "The Gift of Cochise" published in Collier's magazine in July 1952, a fact not represented in the film's credits. The nomination was withdrawn and only four films were included on the final ballot.

Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

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Best Cinematography, Color

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Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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

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Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

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Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

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Best Costume Design, Color

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Best Sound, Recording

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Calamity Jane: William A. Mueller (Warner Bros. Sound Department)

Knights of the Round Table: A.W. Watkins (M-G-M Sound Department)

The Mississippi Gambler: Leslie I. Carey (Universal-International Sound Dept.)

The War of the Worlds: Loren L. Ryder (Paramount Sound Department)

Best Film Editing

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Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

The War of the Worlds: (Paramount Studio)

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Calamity Jane: Sammy Fain (music), Paul Francis Webster (lyrics)
For the song "Secret Love".

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The Moon Is Blue: Herschel Burke Gilbert (music), Sylvia Fine (lyrics)
For the song "The Moon Is Blue".

Small Town Girl: Nicholas Brodszky (music), Leo Robin (lyrics)
For the song "My Flaming Heart".

Miss Sadie Thompson: Lester Lee (music), Ned Washington (lyrics)
For the song "Sadie Thompson's Song (Blue Pacific Blues)".

The Caddy: Harry Warren (music), Jack Brooks (lyrics)
For the song "That's Amore".

Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

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Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

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Best Short Subject, Two-reel

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Return to Glennascaul: (Dublin Gate Theatre Prod.)


Best Short Subject, One-reel

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Herring Hunt: (National Film Board of Canada)


Best Short Subject, Cartoons

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Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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Operation Blue Jay: (U.S. Army Signal Corps)


Best Documentary, Features

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Honorary Award

WINNERS

Pete Smith
For his witty and pungent observations on the American scene in his series of "Pete Smith Specialties".

(20th Century-Fox Film Corp.)
In recognition of their imagination, showmanship and foresight in introducing the revolutionary process known as CinemaScope.

Joseph I. Breen
For his conscientious, open-minded and dignified management of the Motion Picture Production Code.

(Bell and Howell Co.)
For their pioneering and basic achievements in the advancement of the motion picture industry.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNERS

Henri Chretien, Earl Sponable, Sol Halperin (20th Century-Fox Studios), Lorin Grignon (20th Century-Fox Studios), Herbert Gragg (20th Century-Fox Studios), Carlton W. Faulkner (20th Century-Fox Studios)
For creating, developing and engineering the equipment, processes and techniques known as CinemaScope.

Fred Waller
For designing and developing the multiple photographic and projection systems which culminated in Cinerama.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNER

(Reeves Soundcraft Corp.)
For their development of a process of applying stripes of magnetic oxide to motion picture film

Technical Achievement Award

WINNER

(Westrex Corp.)
For the design and construction of a new film editing machine.

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