Awards for 1958

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

The Bridge on the River Kwai: Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness was not present at the awards ceremony. Jean Simmons 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, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

NOMINEES


Man of a Thousand Faces: Ralph Wheelwright (story), R. Wright Campbell (screenplay), Ivan Goff (screenplay), Ben Roberts (screenplay)

The Tin Star: Barney Slater (story), Joel Kane (story), Dudley Nichols (screenplay)

I Vitelloni: Federico Fellini (screenplay/story), Ennio Flaiano (screenplay/story), Tullio Pinelli (story)

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

WINNER

The Bridge on the River Kwai: Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson
Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson were blacklisted at the time and received no screen credit. They were posthumously awarded Oscars in 1984.
Pierre Boulle was not present at the awards ceremony. Kim Novak accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Costume Design

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

Sayonara: George Groves (Warner Bros. SSD)

NOMINEES



Pal Joey: John P. Livadary (Columbia SSD)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Joker Is Wild: Jimmy Van Heusen (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "All the Way"

NOMINEES

An Affair to Remember: Harry Warren (music), Harold Adamson (lyrics), Leo McCarey (lyrics)
For the song "An Affair to Remember"

April Love: Sammy Fain (music), Paul Francis Webster (lyrics)
For the song "April Love"


Wild Is the Wind: Dimitri Tiomkin (music), Ned Washington (lyrics)
For the song "Wild Is the Wind"

Best Music, Scoring

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES



Mother India
India.

Nine Lives
Norway.

Honorary Award

WINNERS

Charles Brackett
For outstanding service to the Academy.

B.B. Kahane
For distinguished service to the motion picture industry.

Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson
Motion picture pioneer, for his contributions to the development of motion pictures as entertainment.

(Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers)
For their contributions to the advancement of the motion picture industry.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNERS

(Todd-AO Corp., Westrex Corp.)
For developing a method of producing and exhibiting wide-film motion pictures known as the Todd-AO System.

(Motion Picture Research Council)
For the design and development of a high efficiency projection screen for drive-in theatres.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

(Societe d'Optique et de Mecanique de Haute Precision)
For the development of a high speed variafocal photographic lens.

Harlan L. Baumbach, Lorand Wargo, Howard M. Little (Unicorn Engineering Corp.)
For the development of an automatic printer light selector.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNER

Charles E. Sutter, William B. Smith (Paramount Pictures Corp., General Cable Corp.)
For the engineering and application to studio use of aluminum lightweight electrical cable and connectors.

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