My Old Addiction

Oscar 1934

ACTOR
* Clark GableIt Happened One Night {“Peter Warne”}
Frank Morgan — The Affairs of Cellini {“Allesandro, Duke of Florence”} [came in 2nd]
William PowellThe Thin Man {“Nick Charles”} [came in 3rd]

ACTRESS
* Claudette ColbertIt Happened One Night {“Ellie Andrews”}
Bette DavisOf Human Bondage {“Mildred”} [came in 3rd]
[NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. Write-in candidate.]
Grace MooreOne Night of Love {“Mary”}
Norma ShearerThe Barretts of Wimpole Street {“Elizabeth Barrett”} [came in 2nd]

ART DIRECTION
The Affairs of Cellini — Richard Day [came in 3rd]
The Gay Divorcee — Van Nest Polglase, Carroll Clark [came in 2nd]
* The Merry Widow — Cedric Gibbons, Fredric Hope
[NOTE: won by two votes]

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Cleopatra — Cullen Tate [came in 2nd]
Imitation of Life — Scott Beal [came in 3rd]
* Viva Villa! — John Waters

CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Affairs of Cellini — Charles Rosher [came in 3rd]
* Cleopatra — Victor Milner
Operator 13 — George Folsey [came in 2nd]

DIRECTING
* It Happened One Night — Frank Capra
One Night of Love — Victor Schertzinger [came in 3rd]
The Thin Man — W. S. Van Dyke [came in 2nd]

FILM EDITING
Cleopatra — Anne Bauchens [came in 3rd]
* Eskimo — Conrad Nervig
One Night of Love — Gene Milford [came in 2nd]

MUSIC (Scoring)
The Gay Divorcee — RKO Radio Studio Music Department, Max Steiner, head of department (Score by Kenneth Webb and Samuel Hoffenstein) [came in 2nd]
The Lost Patrol — RKO Radio Studio Music Department, Max Steiner, head of department (Score by Max Steiner) [came in 3rd]
* One Night of Love — Columbia Studio Music Department, Louis Silvers, head of department (Thematic Music by Victor Schertzinger and Gus Kahn)

MUSIC (Song)
“Carioca” from Flying Down to Rio — Music by Vincent Youmans; Lyrics by Edward Eliscu and Gus Kahn [came in 3rd]
* “The Continental” from The Gay Divorcee — Music by Con Conrad; Lyrics by Herb Magidson
“Love In Bloom” from She Loves Me Not — Music by Ralph Rainger; Lyrics by Leo Robin [came in 2nd]

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION
The Barretts of Wimpole Street — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [came in 2nd]
Cleopatra — Paramount
Flirtation Walk — First National
The Gay Divorcee — RKO Radio
Here Comes the Navy — Warner Bros.
The House of Rothschild — 20th Century [came in 3rd]
Imitation of Life — Universal
* It Happened One Night — Columbia
One Night of Love — Columbia
The Thin Man — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Viva Villa! — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
The White Parade — Jesse L. Lasky (production company)

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)
Holiday Land — Charles Mintz, Producer [came in 3rd]
Jolly Little Elves — Walter Lantz, Producer [came in 2nd]
* The Tortoise and the Hare — Walt Disney, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (Comedy)
* La Cucaracha — Kenneth Macgowan, Producer
Men in Black — Jules White, Producer [came in 3rd]
What, No Men! — Warner Bros. [came in 2nd]

SHORT SUBJECT (Novelty)
Bosom Friends — Skibo Productions [came in 3rd]
* City of Wax — Stacy Woodard and Horace Woodard, Producers
Strikes and Spares — Pete Smith, Producer [came in 2nd]

SOUND RECORDING
The Affairs of Cellini — United Artists Studio Sound Department, Thomas T. Moulton, Sound Director
Cleopatra — Paramount Studio Sound Department, Franklin B. Hansen, Sound Director
Flirtation Walk — Warner Bros.-First National Studio Sound Department, Nathan Levinson, Sound Director [came in 2nd]
The Gay Divorcee — RKO Radio Studio Sound Department, Carl Dreher, Sound Director [came in 3rd]
Imitation of Life — Universal Studio Sound Department, Theodore Soderberg, Sound Director
* One Night of Love — Columbia Studio Sound Department, John Livadary, Sound Director
Viva Villa! — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Douglas Shearer, Sound Director
The White Parade — Fox Studio Sound Department, E. H. Hansen, Sound Director

WRITING (Adaptation)
* It Happened One Night — Robert Riskin
The Thin Man — Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett [came in 2nd]
Viva Villa! — Ben Hecht [came in 3rd]

WRITING (Original Story)
Hide-Out — Mauri Grashin [came in 3rd]
* Manhattan Melodrama — Arthur Caesar
The Richest Girl in the World — Norman Krasna [came in 2nd]

SPECIAL AWARD
To Shirley Temple, in grateful recognition of her outstanding contribution to screen entertainment during the year 1934.

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