Awards for 1957

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES

Giant: James Dean
This was James Dean's second consecutive posthumous nomination.



Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Anastasia: Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman was not present at the awards ceremony.
'Cary Grant' 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, Best Screenplay - Original

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

WINNER

The Brave One: Dalton Trumbo
Because he was not permitted to work due to the Hollywood blacklist, Trumbo wrote the story - and was nominated - under the pseudonym Robert Rich, who had nothing to do with the film industry and is a nephew of the King Brothers, producers of the film. Although there were rumors at the time that this was the case, the film's producer repeatedly denied the suggestion. It was not acknowledged until several years later that Trumbo had been the writer. He finally received his award on May 2, 1975, presented by then Academy president Walter Mirisch, shortly before his death - although the official screen credit was not changed until many years afterward.

NOMINEES


High Society: Edward Bernds, Elwood Ullman
The screenwriters graciously and voluntarily declined the nomination. The Academy had inadvertently confused their quickly-made Bowery Boys series entry called High Society with the similarly titled Cole Porter musical High Society, which came out the following year and would have been eligible for adapted screenplay only. The nomination was officially revoked for both films and is listed for the purpose of information only.


Best Writing, Best Screenplay - Adapted

WINNER

NOMINEES




Friendly Persuasion: Michael Wilson
Due to being blacklisted Michael Wilson did not receive a screen credit, which under special Academy by-law made him ineligible personally although the writing achievement itself could be eligible. In early 1957 AMPAS instructed Price Waterhouse & Co. not to list any nomination declared ineligible under the by-law and thus this nomination was not included on the final voting ballot. The by-law was laster declared unworkable in January 1959. In December 2002 the Academy reinstated Mr. Wilson's nomination.

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

The King and I: Carlton W. Faulkner (20th Century-Fox SSD)

NOMINEES



Friendly Persuasion: Gordon R. Glennan (Westrex Sound Services), Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Man Who Knew Too Much: Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
For the song "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)".

NOMINEES

Friendly Persuasion: Dimitri Tiomkin (music), Paul Francis Webster (lyrics)
For the song "Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)".

Julie: Leith Stevens (music), Tom Adair (lyrics)
For the song "Julie".

High Society: Cole Porter
For the song "True Love".

Written on the Wind: Victor Young (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "Written on the Wind".
Victor Young's nomination was posthumous.

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

NOMINEES

A City Decides: (Charles Guggenheim & Assocs.)



Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Ward Kimball
For episode "Man in Space (#1.20)".

Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEES


Hvor bjergene sejler: (Government Film Committee of Denmark)

Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES




Qivitoq: O. Dalsgaard-Olsen
Denmark.

Honorary Award

WINNER

Eddie Cantor
For distinguished service to the film industry.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Y. Frank Freeman

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNER


Not awarded.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Richard H. Ranger (Rangertone, Inc.)
For the development of a synchronous recording and reproducing system for quarter-inch magnetic tape.

Ted Hirsch (Consolidated Film Industries), Carl Hauge (Consolidated Film Industries), Edward Reichard (Consolidated Film Industries)
For an automatic scene counter for laboratory projection rooms.

(Technical Departments of Paramount Pictures Corp.)
For the engineering and development of the Paramount lightweight horizontal-movement VistaVision camera.

Roy C. Stewart, C.R. Daily (Sons of Stewart-Trans Lux Corp., Transparency Dept. of Paramount Pictures Corp.)
For the engineering and development of the HiTrans and Para-HiTrans rear projection screens.

(Construction Dept. of M-G-M Studio)
For a new hand-portable fog machine.

Daniel J. Bloomberg, John Pond, William Wade (Engineering and Camera Departments of Republic Studio)
For the Naturama adaptation to the Mitchell camera.

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