Oscar 1958

ACTOR
Tony CurtisThe Defiant Ones {“John ‘Joker’ Jackson”}
Paul NewmanCat on a Hot Tin Roof {“Brick Pollitt”}
* David NivenSeparate Tables {“Major Pollock”}
Sidney PoitierThe Defiant Ones {“Noah Cullen”}
Spencer Tracy — The Old Man and the Sea {“The Old Man”}

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Theodore BikelThe Defiant Ones {“Sheriff Max Muller”}
Lee J. Cobb — The Brothers Karamazov {“Fyodor Karamazov”}
* Burl IvesThe Big Country {“Rufus Hannassey”}
Arthur KennedySome Came Running {“Frank Hirsh”}
Gig YoungTeacher’s Pet {“Dr. Hugo Pine”}

ACTRESS
* Susan HaywardI Want to Live! {“Barbara Graham”}
Deborah KerrSeparate Tables {“Sibyl Railton-Bell”}
Shirley MacLaineSome Came Running {“Ginny Moorhead”}
Rosalind RussellAuntie Mame {“Auntie Mame Dennis”}
Elizabeth TaylorCat on a Hot Tin Roof {“Maggie Pollitt”}

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Peggy CassAuntie Mame {“Agnes Gooch”}
* Wendy HillerSeparate Tables {“Pat Cooper”}
Martha HyerSome Came Running {“Gwen French”}
Maureen Stapleton — Lonelyhearts {“Fay Doyle”}
Cara WilliamsThe Defiant Ones {“The Woman”}

ART DIRECTION
Auntie Mame — Art Direction: Malcolm Bert; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins
Bell, Book and Candle — Art Direction: Cary Odell; Set Decoration: Louis Diage
A Certain Smile — Art Direction: Lyle R. Wheeler, John DeCuir; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox
* Gigi — Art Direction: William A. Horning, Preston Ames; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Keogh Gleason
Vertigo — Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Henry Bumstead; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Frank McKelvy

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)
* The Defiant Ones — Sam Leavitt
Desire under the Elms — Daniel L. Fapp
I Want to Live! — Lionel Lindon
Separate Tables — Charles Lang, Jr.
The Young Lions — Joe MacDonald

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color)
Auntie Mame — Harry Stradling, Sr.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — William Daniels
* Gigi — Joseph Ruttenberg
The Old Man and the Sea — James Wong Howe
South Pacific — Leon Shamroy

COSTUME DESIGN
Bell, Book and Candle — Jean Louis
The Buccaneer — Ralph Jester, Edith Head, John Jensen
A Certain Smile — Charles LeMaire, Mary Wills
* Gigi — Cecil Beaton
Some Came Running — Walter Plunkett

DIRECTING
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Richard Brooks
The Defiant Ones — Stanley Kramer
* Gigi — Vincente Minnelli
I Want to Live! — Robert Wise
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness — Mark Robson

DOCUMENTARY (Feature)
Antarctic Crossing — James Carr, Producer
The Hidden World — Robert Snyder, Producer
Psychiatric Nursing — Nathan Zucker, Producer
* White Wilderness — Ben Sharpsteen, Producer

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
* Ama Girls — Ben Sharpsteen, Producer
Employees Only — Kenneth G. Brown, Producer
Journey into Spring — Ian Ferguson, Producer
The Living Stone — Tom Daly, Producer
Overture — Thorold Dickinson, Producer

FILM EDITING
Auntie Mame — William Ziegler
Cowboy — William A. Lyon, Al Clark
The Defiant Ones — Frederic Knudtson
* Gigi — Adrienne Fazan
I Want to Live! — William Hornbeck

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Arms and the Man — West Germany
La Venganza — Spain
* My Uncle — France
The Road a Year Long — Yugoslavia
The Usual Unidentified Thieves — Italy

MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
The Big Country — Jerome Moross
* The Old Man and the Sea — Dimitri Tiomkin
Separate Tables — David Raksin
White Wilderness — Oliver Wallace
The Young Lions — Hugo Friedhofer

MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
The Bolshoi Ballet — Yuri Faier, G. Rozhdestvensky
Damn Yankees — Ray Heindorf
* Gigi — Andre Previn
Mardi Gras — Lionel Newman
South Pacific — Alfred Newman, Ken Darby

MUSIC (Song)
“Almost In Your Arms (Love Song From ‘Houseboat’)” from Houseboat — Music and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
“A Certain Smile” from A Certain Smile — Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
* “Gigi” from Gigi — Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
“To Love And Be Loved” from Some Came Running — Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“A Very Precious Love” from Marjorie Morningstar — Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

BEST MOTION PICTURE
Auntie Mame — Warner Bros.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Lawrence Weingarten, Producer
The Defiant Ones — Stanley Kramer, Producer
* Gigi — Arthur Freed, Producer
Separate Tables — Harold Hecht, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)
* Knighty Knight Bugs — John W. Burton, Producer
Paul Bunyan — Walt Disney, Producer
Sidney’s Family Tree — William M. Weiss, Producer

SHORT SUBJECT (Live Action)
* Grand Canyon — Walt Disney, Producer
Journey into Spring — Ian Ferguson, Producer
The Kiss — John Patrick Hayes, Producer
Snows of Aorangi — New Zealand Screen Board
T Is for Tumbleweed — James A. Lebenthal, Producer

SOUND
I Want to Live! — Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon E. Sawyer, Sound Director
* South Pacific — Todd-AO Sound Department, Fred Hynes, Sound Director
A Time to Love and a Time to Die — Universal-International Studio Sound Department, Leslie I. Carey, Sound Director
Vertigo — Paramount Studio Sound Department, George Dutton, Sound Director
The Young Lions — 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, Carl Faulkner, Sound Director

SPECIAL EFFECTS
* tom thumb — Visual Effects by Tom Howard
Torpedo Run — Visual Effects by A. Arnold Gillespie; Audible Effects by Harold Humbrock

WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Richard Brooks, James Poe
* Gigi — Alan Jay Lerner
The Horse’s Mouth — Alec Guinness
I Want to Live! — Nelson Gidding, Don Mankiewicz
Separate Tables — Terence Rattigan, John Gay

WRITING (Story and Screenplay–written directly for the screen)
* The Defiant Ones — Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith
[NOTE: Upon request of his widow and upon recommendation of the Writers Branch Executive Committee, the Board of Governors voted on June 22, 1993, to restore the name of Nedrick Young to the nominations and award presented to Nathan E. Douglas (Mr. Young’s pseudonym during the blacklisting period).]
The Goddess — Paddy Chayefsky
Houseboat — Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose
The Sheepman — Story by James Edward Grant; Screenplay by William Bowers, James Edward Grant
Teacher’s Pet — Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin

HONORARY AWARD
To Maurice Chevalier for his contributions to the world of entertainment for more than half a century.

IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
Jack L. Warner

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