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Oscar 1946

ACTOR
* Fredric MarchThe Best Years of Our Lives {“Al Stephenson”}
Laurence OlivierHenry V {“Henry V”}
Larry ParksThe Jolson Story {“Al Jolson”}
Gregory PeckThe Yearling {“Pa Baxter”}
James StewartIt’s a Wonderful Life {“George Bailey”}

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Charles Coburn — The Green Years {“Alexander Gow”}
William DemarestThe Jolson Story {“Steve Martin”}
Claude RainsNotorious {“Alexander Sebastian”}
* Harold RussellThe Best Years of Our Lives {“Homer Parrish”}
Clifton WebbThe Razor’s Edge {“Elliott Templeton”}

ACTRESS
* Olivia de HavillandTo Each His Own {“Jody Norris”}
Celia JohnsonBrief Encounter {“Laura Jesson”}
Jennifer JonesDuel in the Sun {“Pearl Chavez”}
Rosalind Russell — Sister Kenny {“Elizabeth Kenny”}
Jane WymanThe Yearling {“Ma Baxter”}

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Ethel BarrymoreThe Spiral Staircase {“Mrs. Warren”}
* Anne BaxterThe Razor’s Edge {“Sophie MacDonald”}
Lillian GishDuel in the Sun {“Belle McCanles”}
Flora Robson — Saratoga Trunk {“Angelique Buiton”}
Gale Sondergaard — Anna and the King of Siam {“Lady Thiang”}

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)
* Anna and the King of Siam — Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, William Darling; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little, Frank E. Hughes
Kitty — Art Direction: Hans Dreier, Walter Tyler; Interior Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray Moyer
The Razor’s Edge — Art Direction: Richard Day, Nathan Juran; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little, Paul S. Fox

ART DIRECTION (Color)
Caesar and Cleopatra — John Bryan
Henry V — Art Direction: Paul Sheriff, Carmen Dillon
* The Yearling — Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)
* Anna and the King of Siam — Arthur Miller
The Green Years — George Folsey

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color)
The Jolson Story — Joseph Walker
* The Yearling — Charles Rosher, Leonard Smith, Arthur Arling

DIRECTING
* The Best Years of Our Lives — William Wyler
Brief Encounter — David Lean
It’s a Wonderful Life — Frank Capra
The Killers — Robert Siodmak
The Yearling — Clarence Brown

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
Atomic Power — The March of Time
Life at the Zoo — Artkino
Paramount News Issue #37 (Twentieth Anniversary Issue! 1927…..1947) — Paramount
* Seeds of Destiny — United States Department of War
Traffic with the Devil — Herbert Morgan, Producer

FILM EDITING
* The Best Years of Our Lives — Daniel Mandell
It’s a Wonderful Life — William Hornbeck
The Jolson Story — William Lyon
The Killers — Arthur Hilton
The Yearling — Harold Kress

MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Anna and the King of Siam — Bernard Herrmann
* The Best Years of Our Lives — Hugo Friedhofer
Henry V — William Walton
Humoresque — Franz Waxman
The Killers — Miklos Rozsa

MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Blue Skies — Robert Emmett Dolan
Centennial Summer — Alfred Newman
The Harvey Girls — Lennie Hayton
* The Jolson Story — Morris Stoloff
Night and Day — Ray Heindorf, Max Steiner

MUSIC (Song)
“All Through The Day” from Centennial Summer — Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
“I Can’t Begin To Tell You” from The Dolly Sisters — Music by James Monaco; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Ole Buttermilk Sky” from Canyon Passage — Music by Hoagy Carmichael; Lyrics by Jack Brooks
* “On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe” from The Harvey Girls — Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“You Keep Coming Back Like A Song” from Blue Skies — Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin

BEST MOTION PICTURE
* The Best Years of Our Lives — Samuel Goldwyn Productions
Henry V — J. Arthur Rank-Two Cities Films
It’s a Wonderful Life — Liberty Films
The Razor’s Edge — 20th Century-Fox
The Yearling — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)
* The Cat Concerto — Frederick Quimby, Producer
Chopin’s Musical Moments — Walter Lantz, Producer
John Henry and the Inky Poo — George Pal, Producer
Squatter’s Rights — Walt Disney, Producer
Walky Talky Hawky — Edward Selzer, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (One-reel)
Dive-Hi Champs — Jack Eaton, Producer
* Facing Your Danger — Gordon Hollingshead, Producer
Golden Horses — Edmund Reek, Producer
Smart as a Fox — Gordon Hollingshead, Producer
Sure Cures — Pete Smith, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (Two-reel)
* A Boy and His Dog — Gordon Hollingshead, Producer
College Queen — George B. Templeton, Producer
Hiss and Yell — Jules White, Producer
The Luckiest Guy in the World — Jerry Bresler, Producer

SOUND RECORDING
The Best Years of Our Lives — Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon Sawyer, Sound Director
It’s a Wonderful Life — RKO Radio Studio Sound Department, John Aalberg, Sound Director
* The Jolson Story — Columbia Studio Sound Department, John Livadary, Sound Director

SPECIAL EFFECTS
* Blithe Spirit — Special Visual Effects by Thomas Howard
A Stolen Life — Special Visual Effects by William McGann; Special Audible Effects by Nathan Levinson

WRITING (Original Motion Picture Story)
The Dark Mirror — Vladimir Pozner
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers — Jack Patrick
The Stranger — Victor Trivas
To Each His Own — Charles Brackett
* Vacation from Marriage — Clemence Dane

WRITING (Original Screenplay)
The Blue Dahlia — Raymond Chandler
Children of Paradise — Jacques Prevert
Notorious — Ben Hecht
Road to Utopia — Norman Panama, Melvin Frank
* The Seventh Veil — Muriel Box, Sydney Box

WRITING (Screenplay)
Anna and the King of Siam — Talbot Jennings, Sally Benson
* The Best Years of Our Lives — Robert E. Sherwood
Brief Encounter — David Lean, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame
The Killers — Anthony Veiller
Open City — Sergio Amidei, F. Fellini

SPECIAL AWARD
To Laurence Olivier for his outstanding achievement as actor, producer and director in bringing Henry V to the screen.
To Harold Russell for bringing hope and courage to his fellow veterans through his appearance in The Best Years of Our Lives.
To Ernst Lubitsch for his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture.
To Claude Jarman, Jr., outstanding child actor of 1946.

IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
Samuel Goldwyn

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