My Old Addiction

Oscar 1936

ACTOR
Gary CooperMr. Deeds Goes to Town {“Longfellow Deeds”}
Walter HustonDodsworth {“Sam Dodsworth”}
* Paul MuniThe Story of Louis Pasteur {“Louis Pasteur”}
William PowellMy Man Godfrey {“Godfrey Parks”}
Spencer TracySan Francisco {“Father Tim Mullen”}

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Mischa AuerMy Man Godfrey {“Carlo”}
* Walter BrennanCome and Get It {“Swan Bostrom”}
Stuart ErwinPigskin Parade {“Amos Dodd”}
Basil RathboneRomeo and Juliet {“Tybalt”}
Akim TamiroffThe General Died at Dawn {“General Yang”}

ACTRESS
Irene Dunne — Theodora Goes Wild {“Theodora Lynn”}
Gladys George — Valiant Is the Word for Carrie {“Carrie Snyder”}
Carole LombardMy Man Godfrey {“Irene Bullock”}
* Luise RainerThe Great Ziegfeld {“Anna Held”}
Norma ShearerRomeo and Juliet {“Juliet”}

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Beulah Bondi — The Gorgeous Hussy {“Rachel Jackson”}
Alice BradyMy Man Godfrey {“Angelica Bullock”}
Bonita GranvilleThese Three {“Mary Tilford”}
Maria OuspenskayaDodsworth {“Baroness von Obersdorf”}
* Gale SondergaardAnthony Adverse {“Faith Paleologue”}

ART DIRECTION
Anthony Adverse — Anton Grot
* Dodsworth — Richard Day
The Great Ziegfeld — Cedric Gibbons, Eddie Imazu, Edwin B. Willis
Lloyds of London — William S. Darling
The Magnificent Brute — Albert S. D’Agostino, Jack Otterson
Romeo and Juliet — Cedric Gibbons, Fredric Hope, Edwin B. Willis
Winterset — Perry Ferguson

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Anthony Adverse — William Cannon
* The Charge of the Light Brigade — Jack Sullivan
The Garden of Allah — Eric G. Stacey
The Last of the Mohicans — Clem Beauchamp
San Francisco — Joseph Newman

CINEMATOGRAPHY
* Anthony Adverse — Gaetano Gaudio
The General Died at Dawn — Victor Milner
The Gorgeous Hussy — George Folsey

DANCE DIRECTION
Busby Berkeley — “Love and War” number from Gold Diggers of 1937
Bobby Connolly — “1000 Love Songs” number from Cain and Mabel
* Seymour Felix — “A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody” number from The Great Ziegfeld
Dave Gould — “Swingin’ the Jinx” number from Born to Dance
Jack Haskell — “Skating Ensemble” number from One in a Million
Russell Lewis — “The Finale” number from Dancing Pirate
Hermes Pan — “Bojangles of Harlem” number from Swing Time

DIRECTING
Dodsworth — William Wyler
The Great Ziegfeld — Robert Z. Leonard
* Mr. Deeds Goes to Town — Frank Capra
My Man Godfrey — Gregory La Cava
San Francisco — W. S. Van Dyke

FILM EDITING
* Anthony Adverse — Ralph Dawson
Come and Get It — Edward Curtiss
The Great Ziegfeld — William S. Gray
Lloyds of London — Barbara McLean
A Tale of Two Cities — Conrad A. Nervig
Theodora Goes Wild — Otto Meyer

MUSIC (Scoring)
* Anthony Adverse — Warner Bros. Studio Music Department, Leo Forbstein, head of department (Score by Erich Wolfgang Korngold)
The Charge of the Light Brigade — Warner Bros. Studio Music Department, Leo Forbstein, head of department (Score by Max Steiner)
The Garden of Allah — Selznick International Pictures Music Department, Max Steiner, head of department (Score by Max Steiner)
The General Died at Dawn — Paramount Studio Music Department, Boris Morros, head of department (Score by Werner Janssen)
Winterset — RKO Radio Studio Music Department, Nathaniel Shilkret, head of department (Score by Nathaniel Shilkret)

MUSIC (Song)
“Did I Remember” from Suzy — Music by Walter Donaldson; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“I’ve Got You Under My Skin” from Born to Dance — Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
“A Melody From The Sky” from Trail of the Lonesome Pine — Music by Louis Alter; Lyrics by Sidney Mitchell
“Pennies From Heaven” from Pennies from Heaven — Music by Arthur Johnston; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
* “The Way You Look Tonight” from Swing Time — Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
“When Did You Leave Heaven” from Sing, Baby, Sing — Music by Richard A. Whiting; Lyrics by Walter Bullock

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION
Anthony Adverse — Warner Bros.
Dodsworth — Samuel Goldwyn Productions
* The Great Ziegfeld — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Libeled Lady — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town — Columbia
Romeo and Juliet — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
San Francisco — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
The Story of Louis Pasteur — Cosmopolitan
A Tale of Two Cities — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Three Smart Girls — Universal

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)
* The Country Cousin — Walt Disney, Producer
Old Mill Pond — Harman-Ising
Sinbad the Sailor — Paramount

SHORT SUBJECT (Color)
* Give Me Liberty — Warner Bros.
La Fiesta de Santa Barbara — Lewis Lewyn, Producer
Popular Science J-6-2 — Paramount

SHORT SUBJECT (One-reel)
* Bored of Education — Hal Roach, Producer
Moscow Moods — Paramount
Wanted, a Master — Pete Smith, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (Two-reel)
Double or Nothing — Warner Bros.
Dummy Ache — RKO Radio
* The Public Pays — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

SOUND RECORDING
Banjo on My Knee — 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, E. H. Hansen, Sound Director
The Charge of the Light Brigade — Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, Nathan Levinson, Sound Director
Dodsworth — United Artists Studio Sound Department, Thomas T. Moulton, Sound Director
General Spanky — Hal Roach Studio Sound Department, Elmer A. Raguse, Sound Director
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town — Columbia Studio Sound Department, John Livadary, Sound Director
* San Francisco — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Douglas Shearer, Sound Director
The Texas Rangers — Paramount Studio Sound Department, Franklin B. Hansen, Sound Director
That Girl from Paris — RKO Radio Studio Sound Department, J. O. Aalberg, Sound Director
Three Smart Girls — Universal Studio Sound Department, Homer G. Tasker, Sound Director

WRITING (Original Story)
Fury — Norman Krasna
The Great Ziegfeld — William Anthony McGuire
San Francisco — Robert Hopkins
* The Story of Louis Pasteur — Pierre Collings, Sheridan Gibney
Three Smart Girls — Adele Comandini

WRITING (Screenplay)
After the Thin Man — Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
Dodsworth — Sidney Howard
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town — Robert Riskin
My Man Godfrey — Eric Hatch, Morris Ryskind
* The Story of Louis Pasteur — Pierre Collings, Sheridan Gibney

SPECIAL AWARD
To The March of Time for its significance to motion pictures and for having revolutionized one of the most important branches of the industry – the newsreel.
To W. Howard Greene and Harold Rosson for the color cinematography of the Selznick International Production, The Garden of Allah.

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