Awards for 1966

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

The Sound of Music: Robert Wise
Robert Wise couldn't attend the award ceremony, as he was busy filming The Sand Pebbles in Hong Kong. Saul Chaplin, the film's associate producer, accepted the award on his behalf.

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Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

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Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

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Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

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Best Director

WINNER

The Sound of Music: Robert Wise
Robert Wise couldn't attend the award ceremony, as he was busy filming The Sand Pebbles in Hong Kong. Best actress nominee Julie Andrews accepted the award on his behalf.

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Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

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Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

WINNER

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Best Cinematography, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES



The Greatest Story Ever Told: William C. Mellor, Loyal Griggs
William C. Mellor's nomination is posthumous, as he died from a heart attack during the film's production. Loyal Griggs was brought in finish the movie.

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

WINNER

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

WINNER

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Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

WINNER

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Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

WINNER

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Best Costume Design, Color

WINNER

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Best Sound

WINNER

The Sound of Music: James Corcoran (20th Century-Fox SSD), Fred Hynes (Todd-AO SSD)

NOMINEES

The Agony and the Ecstasy: James Corcoran (20th Century-Fox SSD)

Doctor Zhivago: A.W. Watkins (M-G-M British SSD), Franklin Milton (M-G-M SSD)

The Great Race: George Groves (Warner Bros. SSD)

Shenandoah: Waldon O. Watson (Universal City SSD)

Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Sound Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Effects, Special Visual Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Sandpiper: Johnny Mandel (music), Paul Francis Webster (lyrics)
For the song "The Shadow of Your Smile"

NOMINEES

Cat Ballou: Jerry Livingston (music), Mack David (lyrics)
For the song "The Ballad of Cat Ballou"

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg: Michel Legrand (music), Jacques Demy (lyrics)
For the song "I Will Wait for You"

The Great Race: Henry Mancini (music), Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
For the song "The Sweetheart Tree"

What's New Pussycat: Burt Bacharach (music), Hal David (lyrics)
For the song "What's New, Pussycat?"

Best Music, Score - Substantially Original

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects

WINNER

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Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

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Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES


Ouverture: (Hungarofilm)

Point of View: (National Tuberculosis Assoc.)

Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

The Shop on Main Street
Czechoslovakia.

NOMINEES


Dear John
Sweden.


Honorary Award

WINNER

Bob Hope
For unique and distinguished service to our industry and the Academy
(gold medal).

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Edmond L. DePatie

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Arthur J. Hatch (Strong Electric Corp., subsidiary of the General Precision Equipment Corp.)
For the design and development of an Air Blown Carbon Arc Projection Lamp.

Stefan Kudelski
For the design and development of the Nagra portable 1/4" tape recording system for motion picture sound recording.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNER


Not awarded.

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