Oscar 1944

Charles Boyer — Gaslight {“Gregory Anton”}
* Bing Crosby — Going My Way {“Father O’Malley”}
Barry Fitzgerald — Going My Way {“Father Fitzgibbon”}
Cary Grant — None but the Lonely Heart {“Ernie Mott”}
Alexander Knox — Wilson {“Woodrow Wilson”}

Hume Cronyn — The Seventh Cross {“Paul Roeder”}
* Barry Fitzgerald — Going My Way {“Father Fitzgibbon”}
Claude Rains — Mr. Skeffington {“Job Skeffington”}
Clifton Webb — Laura {“Waldo Lydecker”}
Monty Woolley — Since You Went Away {“Colonel Smollett”}

* Ingrid Bergman — Gaslight {“Paula Alquist”}
Claudette Colbert — Since You Went Away {“Anne Hilton”}
Bette Davis — Mr. Skeffington {“Fanny Trellis Skeffington”}
Greer Garson — Mrs. Parkington {“Susie Parkington”}
Barbara Stanwyck — Double Indemnity {“Phyllis Dietrichson”}

* Ethel Barrymore — None but the Lonely Heart {“Ma Mott”}
Jennifer Jones — Since You Went Away {“Jane Hilton”}
Angela Lansbury — Gaslight {“Nancy Oliver”}
Aline MacMahon — Dragon Seed {“Ling’s Wife”}
Agnes Moorehead — Mrs. Parkington {“Aspacia Conti”}

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)
Address Unknown — Art Direction: Lionel Banks, Walter Holscher; Interior Decoration: Joseph Kish
The Adventures of Mark Twain — Art Direction: John J. Hughes; Interior Decoration: Fred MacLean
Casanova Brown — Art Direction: Perry Ferguson; Interior Decoration: Julia Heron
* Gaslight — Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, William Ferrari; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Paul Huldschinsky
Laura — Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, Leland Fuller; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little
No Time for Love — Art Direction: Hans Dreier, Robert Usher; Interior Decoration: Sam Comer
Since You Went Away — Art Direction: Mark-Lee Kirk; Interior Decoration: Victor A. Gangelin
Song of the Open Road
[NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. Nomination withdrawn by production company.]
Step Lively — Art Direction: Albert S. D’Agostino, Carroll Clark; Interior Decoration: Darrell Silvera, Claude Carpenter

The Climax — Art Direction: John B. Goodman, Alexander Golitzen; Interior Decoration: Russell A. Gausman, Ira S. Webb
Cover Girl — Art Direction: Lionel Banks, Cary Odell; Interior Decoration: Fay Babcock
The Desert Song — Art Direction: Charles Novi; Interior Decoration: Jack McConaghy
Kismet — Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Daniel B. Cathcart; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Richard Pefferle
Lady in the Dark — Art Direction: Hans Dreier, Raoul Pene du Bois; Interior Decoration: Ray Moyer
The Princess and the Pirate — Art Direction: Ernst Fegte; Interior Decoration: Howard Bristol
* Wilson — Art Direction: Wiard Ihnen; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)
Double Indemnity — John Seitz
Dragon Seed — Sidney Wagner
Gaslight — Joseph Ruttenberg
Going My Way — Lionel Lindon
* Laura — Joseph LaShelle
Lifeboat — Glen MacWilliams
Since You Went Away — Stanley Cortez, Lee Garmes
Thirty Seconds over Tokyo — Robert Surtees, Harold Rosson
The Uninvited — Charles Lang
The White Cliffs of Dover — George Folsey

Cover Girl — Rudolph Maté, Allen M. Davey
Home in Indiana — Edward Cronjager
Kismet — Charles Rosher
Lady in the Dark — Ray Rennahan
Meet Me in St. Louis — George Folsey
* Wilson — Leon Shamroy

Double Indemnity — Billy Wilder
* Going My Way — Leo McCarey
Laura — Otto Preminger
Lifeboat — Alfred Hitchcock
Wilson — Henry King

* The Fighting Lady — United States Navy
Resisting Enemy Interrogation — United States Army Air Force

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
Arturo Toscanini — United States Office of War Information Overseas Motion Picture Bureau
New Americans — RKO Radio
* With the Marines at Tarawa — United States Marine Corps

Going My Way — Leroy Stone
Janie — Owen Marks
None but the Lonely Heart — Roland Gross
Since You Went Away — Hal C. Kern, James E. Newcom
* Wilson — Barbara McLean

MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Address Unknown — Morris Stoloff, Ernst Toch
The Adventures of Mark Twain — Max Steiner
The Bridge of San Luis Rey — Dimitri Tiomkin
Casanova Brown — Arthur Lange
Christmas Holiday — H. J. Salter
Double Indemnity — Miklos Rozsa
The Fighting Seabees — Walter Scharf, Roy Webb
The Hairy Ape — Edward Paul, Michel Michelet
It Happened Tomorrow — Robert Stolz
Jack London — Frederic Efrem Rich
Kismet — Herbert Stothart
None but the Lonely Heart — Hanns Eisler, C. Bakaleinikoff
The Princess and the Pirate — David Rose
* Since You Went Away — Max Steiner
Summer Storm — Karl Hajos
Three Russian Girls — Franke Harling
Up in Mabel’s Room — Edward Paul
Voice in the Wind — Michel Michelet
Wilson — Alfred Newman
Woman of the Town — Miklos Rozsa

MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Brazil — Walter Scharf
* Cover Girl — Morris Stoloff, Carmen Dragon
Higher and Higher — C. Bakaleinikoff
Hollywood Canteen — Ray Heindorf
Irish Eyes Are Smiling — Alfred Newman
Knickerbocker Holiday — Werner R. Heymann, Kurt Weill
Lady in the Dark — Robert Emmett Dolan
Lady, Let’s Dance — Edward Kay
Meet Me in St. Louis — Georgie Stoll
The Merry Monahans — H. J. Salter
Minstrel Man — Ferde Grofe, Leo Erdody
Sensations of 1945 — Mahlon Merrick
Song of the Open Road — Charles Previn
Up in Arms — Ray Heindorf, Louis Forbes

MUSIC (Song)
“I Couldn’t Sleep A Wink Last Night” from Higher and Higher — Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“I’ll Walk Alone” from Follow the Boys — Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“I’m Making Believe” from Sweet and Low-Down — Music by James V. Monaco; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Long Ago And Far Away” from Cover Girl — Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
“Now I Know” from Up in Arms — Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Ted Koehler
“Remember Me To Carolina” from Minstrel Man — Music by Harry Revel; Lyrics by Paul Webster
“Rio De Janeiro” from Brazil — Music by Ary Barroso; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Silver Shadows And Golden Dreams” from Lady, Let’s Dance — Music by Lew Pollack; Lyrics by Charles Newman
“Sweet Dreams Sweetheart” from Hollywood Canteen — Music by M. K. Jerome; Lyrics by Ted Koehler
* “Swinging On A Star” from Going My Way — Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“Too Much In Love” from Song of the Open Road — Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon
“The Trolley Song” from Meet Me in St. Louis — Music and Lyrics by Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin

Double Indemnity — Paramount
Gaslight — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
* Going My Way — Paramount
Since You Went Away — Selznick International Pictures
Wilson — 20th Century-Fox

And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street — George Pal, Producer
Dog, Cat and Canary — Screen Gems
Fish Fry — Walter Lantz, Producer
How to Play Football — Walt Disney, Producer
* Mouse Trouble — Frederick C. Quimby, Producer
My Boy Johnny — Paul Terry, Producer
Swooner Crooner — Warner Bros.

Blue Grass Gentlemen — Edmund Reek, Producer
Jammin’ the Blues — Gordon Hollingshead, Producer
Movie Pests — Pete Smith, Producer
Screen Snapshots’ 50th Anniversary of Motion Pictures — Ralph Staub, Producer
* Who’s Who in Animal Land — Jerry Fairbanks, Producer

Bombalera — Louis Harris, Producer
* I Won’t Play — Gordon Hollingshead, Producer
Main Street Today — Jerry Bresler, Producer; Herbert Moulton, Associate Producer

Brazil — Republic Studio Sound Department, Daniel J. Bloomberg, Sound Director
Casanova Brown — Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Thomas T. Moulton, Sound Director
Cover Girl — Columbia Studio Sound Department, John Livadary, Sound Director
Double Indemnity — Paramount Studio Sound Department, Loren L. Ryder, Sound Director
His Butler’s Sister — Universal Studio Sound Department, Bernard B. Brown, Sound Director
Hollywood Canteen — Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, Nathan Levinson, Sound Director
It Happened Tomorrow — Sound Service, Inc., Jack Whitney, Sound Director
Kismet — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Douglas Shearer, Sound Director
Music in Manhattan — RKO Radio Studio Sound Department, Stephen Dunn, Sound Director
Voice in the Wind — RCA Sound, W. M. Dalgleish, Sound Director
* Wilson — 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, E. H. Hansen, Sound Director

The Adventures of Mark Twain — Photographic Effects by Paul Detlefsen, John Crouse; Sound Effects by Nathan Levinson
Days of Glory — Photographic Effects by Vernon L. Walker; Sound Effects by James G. Stewart, Roy Granville
Secret Command — Photographic Effects by David Allen, Ray Cory, Robert Wright; Sound Effects by Russell Malmgren, Harry Kusnick
Since You Went Away — Photographic Effects by John R. Cosgrove; Sound Effects by Arthur Johns
The Story of Dr. Wassell — Photographic Effects by Gordon Jennings, Farciot Edouart; Sound Effects by George Dutton
* Thirty Seconds over Tokyo — Photographic Effects by A. Arnold Gillespie, Donald Jahraus, Warren Newcombe; Sound Effects by Douglas Shearer
Wilson — Photographic Effects by Fred Sersen; Sound Effects by Roger Heman

WRITING (Original Motion Picture Story)
* Going My Way — Leo McCarey
A Guy Named Joe — Chandler Sprague, David Boehm
Lifeboat — John Steinbeck
None Shall Escape — Alfred Neumann, Joseph Than
The Sullivans — Edward Doherty, Jules Schermer

WRITING (Original Screenplay)
Hail the Conquering Hero — Preston Sturges
The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek — Preston Sturges
Two Girls and a Sailor — Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman
* Wilson — Lamar Trotti
Wing and a Prayer — Jerome Cady

WRITING (Screenplay)
Double Indemnity — Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler
Gaslight — John Van Druten, Walter Reisch, John L. Balderston
* Going My Way — Frank Butler, Frank Cavett
Laura — Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, Betty Reinhardt
Meet Me in St. Louis — Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe

To Margaret O’Brien, outstanding child actress of 1944.
To Bob Hope for his many services to the Academy.

Darryl F. Zanuck