Oscar 1955

ACTOR
* Ernest BorgnineMarty {“Marty Pilletti”}
James CagneyLove Me or Leave Me {“Martin Snyder”}
James DeanEast of Eden {“Cal Trask”}
Frank SinatraThe Man with the Golden Arm {“Frankie”}
Spencer TracyBad Day at Black Rock {“John J. Macreedy”}

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Arthur Kennedy — Trial {“Barney Castle”}
* Jack LemmonMister Roberts {“Ensign Pulver”}
Joe MantellMarty {“Angie”}
Sal MineoRebel without a Cause {“Plato”}
Arthur O’ConnellPicnic {“Howard Bevans”}

ACTRESS
Susan Hayward — I’ll Cry Tomorrow {“Lillian Roth”}
Katharine HepburnSummertime {“Jane Hudson”}
Jennifer JonesLove Is a Many-Splendored Thing {“Han Suyin”}
* Anna MagnaniThe Rose Tattoo {“Serafina Della Rose”}
Eleanor ParkerInterrupted Melody {“Marjorie Lawrence”}

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Betsy BlairMarty {“Clara Snyder”}
Peggy LeePete Kelly’s Blues {“Rose Hopkins”}
Marisa PavanThe Rose Tattoo {“Rosa Della Rose”}
* Jo Van FleetEast of Eden {“Kate”}
Natalie WoodRebel without a Cause {“Judy”}

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)
Blackboard Jungle — Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Randall Duell; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Henry Grace
I’ll Cry Tomorrow — Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Malcolm Brown; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Hugh B. Hunt
The Man with the Golden Arm — Art Direction: Joseph C. Wright; Set Decoration: Darrell Silvera
Marty — Art Direction: Edward S. Haworth, Walter Simonds; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley
* The Rose Tattoo — Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Tambi Larsen; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur Krams

ART DIRECTION (Color)
Daddy Long Legs — Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, John DeCuir; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox
Guys and Dolls — Art Direction: Oliver Smith, Joseph C. Wright; Set Decoration: Howard Bristol
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing — Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, George W. Davis; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Jack Stubbs
* Picnic — Art Direction: William Flannery, Jo Mielziner; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley
To Catch a Thief — Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Joseph McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur Krams

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)
Blackboard Jungle — Russell Harlan
I’ll Cry Tomorrow — Arthur E. Arling
Marty — Joseph LaShelle
Queen Bee — Charles Lang
* The Rose Tattoo — James Wong Howe

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color)
Guys and Dolls — Harry Stradling
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing — Leon Shamroy
A Man Called Peter — Harold Lipstein
Oklahoma! — Robert Surtees
* To Catch a Thief — Robert Burks

COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White)
* I’ll Cry Tomorrow — Helen Rose
The Pickwick Papers — Beatrice Dawson
Queen Bee — Jean Louis
The Rose Tattoo — Edith Head
Ugetsu — Tadaoto Kainoscho

COSTUME DESIGN (Color)
Guys and Dolls — Irene Sharaff
Interrupted Melody — Helen Rose
* Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing — Charles LeMaire
To Catch a Thief — Edith Head
The Virgin Queen — Charles LeMaire, Mary Wills

DIRECTING
Bad Day at Black Rock — John Sturges
East of Eden — Elia Kazan
* Marty — Delbert Mann
Picnic — Joshua Logan
Summertime — David Lean

DOCUMENTARY (Feature)
Heartbreak Ridge — Rene Risacher, Producer
* Helen Keller in Her Story — Nancy Hamilton, Producer

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
The Battle of Gettysburg — Dore Schary, Producer
The Face of Lincoln — Wilbur T. Blume, Producer
* Men against the Arctic — Walt Disney, Producer

FILM EDITING
Blackboard Jungle — Ferris Webster
The Bridges at Toko-Ri — Alma Macrorie
Oklahoma! — Gene Ruggiero, George Boemler
* Picnic — Charles Nelson, William A. Lyon
The Rose Tattoo — Warren Low

MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Battle Cry — Max Steiner
* Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing — Alfred Newman
The Man with the Golden Arm — Elmer Bernstein
Picnic — George Duning
The Rose Tattoo — Alex North

MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Daddy Long Legs — Alfred Newman
Guys and Dolls — Jay Blackton, Cyril J. Mockridge
It’s Always Fair Weather — Andre Previn
Love Me or Leave Me — Percy Faith, George Stoll
* Oklahoma! — Robert Russell Bennett, Jay Blackton, Adolph Deutsch

MUSIC (Song)
“I’ll Never Stop Loving You” from Love Me or Leave Me — Music by Nicholas Brodszky; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
* “Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing” from Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing — Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Something’s Gotta Give” from Daddy Long Legs — Music and Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“(Love Is) The Tender Trap” from The Tender Trap — Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Unchained Melody” from Unchained — Music by Alex North; Lyrics by Hy Zaret

BEST MOTION PICTURE
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing — Buddy Adler, Producer
* Marty — Harold Hecht, Producer
Mister Roberts — Leland Hayward, Producer
Picnic — Fred Kohlmar, Producer
The Rose Tattoo — Hal B. Wallis, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)
Good Will to Men — Fred Quimby, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, Producers
The Legend of Rock-a-bye Point — Walter Lantz, Producer
No Hunting — Walt Disney, Producer
* Speedy Gonzales — Edward Selzer, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (One-reel)
Gadgets Galore — Robert Youngson, Producer
* Survival City — Edmund Reek, Producer
3rd Ave. El — Carson Davidson, Producer
Three Kisses — Justin Herman, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (Two-reel)
The Battle of Gettysburg — Dore Schary, Producer
* The Face of Lincoln — Wilbur T. Blume, Producer
On the Twelfth Day… — George K. Arthur, Producer
Switzerland — Walt Disney, Producer
24-Hour Alert — Cedric Francis, Producer

SOUND RECORDING
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing — 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, Carl W. Faulkner, Sound Director
Love Me or Leave Me — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Wesley C. Miller, Sound Director
Mister Roberts — Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, William A. Mueller, Sound Director
Not as a Stranger — Radio Corporation of America Sound Department, Watson Jones, Sound Director
* Oklahoma! — Todd-AO Sound Department, Fred Hynes, Sound Director

SPECIAL EFFECTS
* The Bridges at Toko-Ri — Paramount Studio
The Dam Busters — Associated British Picture Corporation, Ltd.
The Rains of Ranchipur — 20th Century-Fox Studio

WRITING (Motion Picture Story)
* Love Me or Leave Me — Daniel Fuchs
The Private War of Major Benson — Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher
Rebel without a Cause — Nicholas Ray
The Sheep Has Five Legs — Jean Marsan, Henry Troyat, Jacques Perret, Henri Verneuil, Raoul Ploquin
Strategic Air Command — Beirne Lay, Jr.

WRITING (Screenplay)
Bad Day at Black Rock — Millard Kaufman
Blackboard Jungle — Richard Brooks
East of Eden — Paul Osborn
Love Me or Leave Me — Daniel Fuchs, Isobel Lennart
* Marty — Paddy Chayefsky

WRITING (Story and Screenplay)
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell — Milton Sperling, Emmet Lavery
* Interrupted Melody — William Ludwig, Sonya Levien
It’s Always Fair Weather — Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Mr. Hulot’s Holiday — Jacques Tati, Henri Marquet
The Seven Little Foys — Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose

HONORARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM AWARD
To Samurai, The Legend of Musashi – Best Foreign Language Film first released in the United States during 1955.

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