Awards for 1961

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

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




Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

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

WINNER

The Alamo: Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD), Fred Hynes (Todd-AO SSD)

NOMINEES

The Apartment: Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD)

Cimarron: Franklin Milton (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer SSD)

Pepe: Charles Rice (Columbia SSD)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Never on Sunday: Manos Hatzidakis
For the song "Ta paidia tou Peiraia" ("Never on Sunday").

NOMINEES

The Facts of Life: Johnny Mercer
For the song "The Facts of Life"

Pepe: André Previn (music), Dory Previn (lyrics) (as Dory Langdon)
For the song "Faraway Part of Town"

The Alamo: Dimitri Tiomkin (music), Paul Francis Webster (lyrics)
For the song "The Green Leaves of Summer"

High Time: Jimmy Van Heusen (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "The Second Time Around"

Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES



Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES


High Note: (Warner Bros.)

Mouse and Garden: (Warner Bros.)

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES

Beyond Silence: (U.S. Information Agency)

En by ved navn København: (Statens Filmcentral)


Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES

Kapò
Italy.

The Truth
France.

Macario
Mexico.

The Ninth Circle
Yugoslavia.

Juvenile Award

WINNER

Pollyanna: Hayley Mills
For Pollyanna, the most outstanding juvenile performance during 1960.

Honorary Award

WINNERS

Gary Cooper
For his many memorable screen performances and the international recognition he, as an individual, has gained for the motion picture industry.
Gary Cooper could not attend the awards ceremony. James Stewart accepted the award on his behalf.

Stan Laurel
For his creative pioneering in the field of cinema comedy. Stan Laurel was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Danny Kaye accepted the award on his behalf.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNER

(Ampex Professional Products Co.)
For the production of a well-engineered multi-purpose sound system combining high standards of quality with convenience of control, dependable operation and simplified emergency provisions.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Arthur Holcomb, Petro Vlahos (Columbia Studio Camera Dept.)
For a camera flicker indicating device.

Anthony Paglia (20th Century-Fox Studio Mechanical Effects Dept.)
For the design and construction of a miniature flak gun and ammunition.

Carl Hauge (Consolidated Film Industries), Robert Grubel (Consolidated Film Industries), Edward Reichard (Consolidated Film Industries)
For the development of an automatic developer replenisher system.

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