Awards for 1962

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Two Women: Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren was not present at the awards ceremony. Greer Garson accepted the award on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




The Hustler: George C. Scott
Refused even to be nominated.

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

West Side Story: Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
For the first time a directing award is being shared.

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

West Side Story: Fred Hynes (Todd-AO SSD), Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD)

NOMINEES

The Children's Hour: Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD)


The Guns of Navarone: John Cox (Shepperton SSD)

The Parent Trap: Robert O. Cook (Walt Disney SSD)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Breakfast at Tiffany's: Henry Mancini (music), Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
For the song "Moon River"

NOMINEES

Bachelor in Paradise: Henry Mancini (music), Mack David (lyrics)
For the song "Bachelor in Paradise"

El Cid: Miklós Rózsa (music), Paul Francis Webster (lyrics)
For the song "Love Theme from El Cid (The Falcon and the Dove)"

Pocketful of Miracles: Jimmy Van Heusen (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "Pocketful of Miracles"

Town Without Pity: Dimitri Tiomkin (music), Ned Washington (lyrics)
For the song "Town Without Pity"

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

Seawards the Great Ships: (Templar Film Studios)

NOMINEES




Very Nice, Very Nice: (National Film Board of Canada)

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

The Substitute: (Zagreb Film)

NOMINEES




Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES

Breaking the Language Barrier: (U.S. Army Air Force)


Kahl: (Dido-Film-GmbH)

Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEE

The Grand Olympics: (Cineriz)

Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES




Placido
Spain.

Honorary Award

WINNERS

A Force in Readiness: William L. Hendricks
For his outstanding patriotic service in the conception, writing and production of the Marine Corps film, A Force in Readiness, which has brought honor to the Academy and the motion picture industry.

Fred L. Metzler
For his dedication and outstanding service to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Jerome Robbins
For his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

(Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.)
For the development of a hand held high-power photographic lighting unit known as the Sun Gun Professional.

James Dale, S. Wilson, H.E. Rice, John Rude, Laurie Atkin, Wadsworth E. Pohl, H. Peasgood (Technicolor Corp.)
For a process of automatic selective printing.

E.I. Sponable (20th Century-Fox Research Dept.), Herbert E. Bragg (20th Century-Fox Research Dept.), F.D. Leslie, R.D. Whitmore, A.A. Alden, Endel Pool, James B. Gordon (20th Century-Fox Research Dept., Deluxe Laboratories, Inc.)
For a system of decompressing and recomposing CinemaScope pictures for conventional aspect ratios.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

(Hurletron, Inc., Electric Eye Equipment Division)
For an automatic light changing system for motion picture printers.

Wadsworth E. Pohl (Technicolor Corp.)
For an integrated sound and picture transfer process.

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