My Old Addiction

Oscar 1938

Charles Boyer — Algiers {“Pepe Le Moko”}
James CagneyAngels with Dirty Faces {“Rocky Sullivan”}
Robert DonatThe Citadel {“Andrew Mason”}
Leslie HowardPygmalion {“Professor Henry Higgins”}
* Spencer TracyBoys Town {“Father Flanagan”}

* Walter Brennan — Kentucky {“Peter Goodwin”}
John GarfieldFour Daughters {“Mickey Borden”}
Gene Lockhart — Algiers {“Regis”}
Robert MorleyMarie Antoinette {“King Louis XVI”}
Basil RathboneIf I Were King {“Louis XI”}

Fay Bainter — White Banners {“Hannah”}
* Bette DavisJezebel {“Julie Morrison”}
Wendy HillerPygmalion {“Eliza Doolittle”}
Norma ShearerMarie Antoinette {“Marie Antoinette”}
Margaret SullavanThree Comrades {“Pat Hollmann”}

* Fay BainterJezebel {“Aunt Belle Massey”}
Beulah Bondi — Of Human Hearts {“Mary Wilkins”}
Billie Burke — Merrily We Live {“Mrs. Emily Kilbourne”}
Spring ByingtonYou Can’t Take It with You {“Penny Sycamore”}
Miliza KorjusThe Great Waltz {“Carla Donner”}

* The Adventures of Robin Hood — Carl J. Weyl
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer — Lyle Wheeler
Alexander’s Ragtime Band — Bernard Herzbrun, Boris Leven
Algiers — Alexander Toluboff
Carefree — Van Nest Polglase
The Goldwyn Follies — Richard Day
Holiday — Stephen Goosson, Lionel Banks
If I Were King — Hans Dreier, John Goodman
Mad about Music — Jack Otterson
Marie Antoinette — Cedric Gibbons
Merrily We Live — Charles D. Hall

Algiers — James Wong Howe
Army Girl — Ernest Miller, Harry Wild
The Buccaneer — Victor Milner
* The Great Waltz — Joseph Ruttenberg
Jezebel — Ernest Haller
Mad about Music — Joseph Valentine
Merrily We Live — Norbert Brodine
Suez — Peverell Marley
Vivacious Lady — Robert de Grasse
You Can’t Take It with You — Joseph Walker
The Young in Heart — Leon Shamroy

Angels with Dirty Faces — Michael Curtiz
Boys Town — Norman Taurog
The Citadel — King Vidor
Four Daughters — Michael Curtiz
* You Can’t Take It with You — Frank Capra

* The Adventures of Robin Hood — Ralph Dawson
Alexander’s Ragtime Band — Barbara McLean
The Great Waltz — Tom Held
Test Pilot — Tom Held
You Can’t Take It with You — Gene Havlick

MUSIC (Original Score)
* The Adventures of Robin Hood — Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Army Girl — Victor Young
Block-Heads — Marvin Hatley
Blockade — Werner Janssen
Breaking the Ice — Victor Young
The Cowboy and the Lady — Alfred Newman
If I Were King — Richard Hageman
Marie Antoinette — Herbert Stothart
Pacific Liner — Russell Bennett
Suez — Louis Silvers
The Young in Heart — Franz Waxman

MUSIC (Scoring)
* Alexander’s Ragtime Band — Alfred Newman
Carefree — Victor Baravalle
Girls’ School — Morris Stoloff, Gregory Stone
The Goldwyn Follies — Alfred Newman
Jezebel — Max Steiner
Mad about Music — Charles Previn, Frank Skinner
Storm over Bengal — Cy Feuer
Sweethearts — Herbert Stothart
There Goes My Heart — Marvin Hatley
Tropic Holiday — Boris Morros
The Young in Heart — Franz Waxman

MUSIC (Song)
“Always And Always” from Mannequin — Music by Edward Ward; Lyrics by Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
“Change Partners” from Carefree — Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
“The Cowboy And The Lady” from The Cowboy and the Lady — Music by Lionel Newman; Lyrics by Arthur Quenzer
“Dust” from Under Western Stars — Music and Lyrics by Johnny Marvin
“Jeepers Creepers” from Going Places — Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Merrily We Live” from Merrily We Live — Music by Phil Charig; Lyrics by Arthur Quenzer
“A Mist Over The Moon” from The Lady Objects — Music by Ben Oakland; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
“My Own” from That Certain Age — Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“Now It Can Be Told” from Alexander’s Ragtime Band — Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
* “Thanks For The Memory” from The Big Broadcast of 1938 — Music by Ralph Rainger; Lyrics by Leo Robin

The Adventures of Robin Hood — Warner Bros.-First National
Alexander’s Ragtime Band — 20th Century-Fox
Boys Town — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
The Citadel — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Four Daughters — Warner Bros.-First National
Grand Illusion — Realization D’Art Cinematographique
Jezebel — Warner Bros.
Pygmalion — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Test Pilot — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
* You Can’t Take It with You — Columbia

Brave Little Tailor — Walt Disney, Producer
* Ferdinand the Bull — Walt Disney, Producer
Good Scouts — Walt Disney, Producer
Hunky and Spunky — Paramount
Mother Goose Goes Hollywood — Walt Disney, Producer

The Great Heart — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
* That Mothers Might Live — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Timber Toppers — 20th Century-Fox

* Declaration of Independence — Warner Bros.
Swingtime in the Movies — Warner Bros.
They’re Always Caught — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Army Girl — Republic Studio Sound Department, Charles L. Lootens, Sound Director
* The Cowboy and the Lady — United Artists Studio Sound Department, Thomas T. Moulton, Sound Director
Four Daughters — Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, Nathan Levinson, Sound Director
If I Were King — Paramount Studio Sound Department, Loren L. Ryder, Sound Director
Merrily We Live — Hal Roach Studio Sound Department, Elmer A. Raguse, Sound Director
Suez — 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, Edmund H. Hansen, Sound Director
Sweethearts — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Douglas Shearer, Sound Director
That Certain Age — Universal Studio Sound Department, Bernard B. Brown, Sound Director
Vivacious Lady — RKO Radio Studio Sound Department, John Aalberg, Sound Director
You Can’t Take It with You — Columbia Studio Sound Department, John Livadary, Sound Director

WRITING (Original Story)
Alexander’s Ragtime Band — Irving Berlin
Angels with Dirty Faces — Rowland Brown
Blockade — John Howard Lawson
* Boys Town — Dore Schary, Eleanore Griffin
Mad about Music — Marcella Burke, Frederick Kohner
Test Pilot — Frank Wead

WRITING (Screenplay)
Boys Town — John Meehan, Dore Schary
The Citadel — Ian Dalrymple, Frank Wead, Elizabeth Hill
Four Daughters — Julius J. Epstein, Lenore Coffee
* Pygmalion — Screenplay and Dialogue by George Bernard Shaw; Adaptation by W. P. Lipscomb, Cecil Lewis, Ian Dalrymple
You Can’t Take It with You — Robert Riskin

To Deanna Durbin and Mickey Rooney for their significant contribution in bringing to the screen the spirit and personification of youth, and as juvenile players setting a high standard of ability and achievement.
To Harry M. Warner in recognition of patriotic service in the production of historical short subjects presenting significant episodes in the early struggle of the American people for liberty.
To Walt Disney for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, recognized as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field for the motion picture cartoon.
To Oliver Marsh and Allen Davey for the color cinematography of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production, Sweethearts.
For outstanding achievement in creating Special Photographic and Sound Effects in the Paramount production, Spawn of the North. Special Effects by Gordon Jennings, assisted by Jan Domela, Dev Jennings, Irmin Roberts and Art Smith. Transparencies by Farciot Edouart, assisted by Loyal Griggs. Sound Effects by Loren Ryder, assisted by Harry Mills, Louis H. Mesenkop and Walter Oberst.
To J. Arthur Ball for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of color in Motion Picture Photography.

Samuel Goldwyn
[NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]
Joe Pasternak
[NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]
David O. Selznick
[NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]
Hunt Stromberg
[NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]
* Hal B. Wallis
[NOTE: This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]
Walter Wanger
[NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]
Darryl F. Zanuck
[NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]

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