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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1966

Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Sound Effects
Treg Brown
Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography, Color
Russell Harlan
Best Sound
George Groves (Warner Bros. SSD)
Best Film Editing
Ralph E. Winters
Best Music, Original Song
Henry Mancini (music)
Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
For the song "The Sweetheart Tree"

Golden Globes, USA 1966

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
Jack Lemmon
Best Original Song
Henry Mancini (music)
Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
Song: "The Sweetheart Tree"
Best Original Score
Henry Mancini

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2003

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best DVD Classic Film Release

Laurel Awards 1966

2nd place
Golden Laurel
Comedy Performance, Male
Jack Lemmon
3rd place
Golden Laurel
Comedy
Nominated
Golden Laurel
Song
Henry Mancini
Johnny Mercer
5th place. For the song "The Sweetheart Tree".

Moscow International Film Festival 1965

Nominated
Grand Prix
Blake Edwards

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1966

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Feature Film
Tied with Von Ryan's Express (1965).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1966

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
Arthur A. Ross

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