Oscar 1961

Charles Boyer — Fanny {“César”}
Paul Newman — The Hustler {“Eddie Felson”}
* Maximilian Schell — Judgment at Nuremberg {“Hans Rolfe”}
Spencer Tracy — Judgment at Nuremberg {“Judge Dan Haywood”}
Stuart Whitman — The Mark {“Jim Fuller”}

* George Chakiris — West Side Story {“Bernardo”}
Montgomery Clift — Judgment at Nuremberg {“Rudolph Petersen”}
Peter Falk — Pocketful of Miracles {“Joy Boy”}
Jackie Gleason — The Hustler {“Minnesota Fats”}
George C. Scott — The Hustler {“Bert Gordon”}

Audrey Hepburn — Breakfast at Tiffany’s {“Holly Golightly”}
Piper Laurie — The Hustler {“Sarah Packard”}
* Sophia Loren — Two Women {“Cesira”}
Geraldine Page — Summer and Smoke {“Alma Winemiller”}
Natalie Wood — Splendor in the Grass {“Wilma Dean Loomis”}

Fay Bainter — The Children’s Hour {“Mrs. Amelia Tilford”}
Judy Garland — Judgment at Nuremberg {“Irene Hoffman”}
Lotte Lenya — The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone {“Countess Magda Terribili-Gonzales”}
Una Merkel — Summer and Smoke {“Mrs. Winemiller”}
* Rita Moreno — West Side Story {“Anita”}

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)
The Absent Minded Professor — Art Direction: Carroll Clark; Set Decoration: Emile Kuri, Hal Gausman
The Children’s Hour — Art Direction: Fernando Carrere; Set Decoration: Edward G. Boyle
* The Hustler — Art Direction: Harry Horner; Set Decoration: Gene Callahan
Judgment at Nuremberg — Art Direction: Rudolph Sternad; Set Decoration: George Milo
La Dolce Vita — Piero Gherardi

Breakfast at Tiffany’s — Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray Moyer
El Cid — Art Direction: Veniero Colasanti, John Moore
Flower Drum Song — Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen, Joseph Wright; Set Decoration: Howard Bristol
Summer and Smoke — Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Walter Tyler; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur Krams
* West Side Story — Art Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Victor A. Gangelin

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)
The Absent Minded Professor — Edward Colman
The Children’s Hour — Franz F. Planer
* The Hustler — Eugen Shuftan
Judgment at Nuremberg — Ernest Laszlo
One, Two, Three — Daniel L. Fapp

Fanny — Jack Cardiff
Flower Drum Song — Russell Metty
A Majority of One — Harry Stradling, Sr.
One-Eyed Jacks — Charles Lang, Jr.
* West Side Story — Daniel L. Fapp

COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White)
The Children’s Hour — Dorothy Jeakins
Claudelle Inglish — Howard Shoup
Judgment at Nuremberg — Jean Louis
* La Dolce Vita — Piero Gherardi
Yojimbo — Yoshiro Muraki

Babes in Toyland — Bill Thomas
Back Street — Jean Louis
Flower Drum Song — Irene Sharaff
Pocketful of Miracles — Edith Head, Walter Plunkett
* West Side Story — Irene Sharaff

The Guns of Navarone — J. Lee Thompson
The Hustler — Robert Rossen
Judgment at Nuremberg — Stanley Kramer
La Dolce VitaFederico Fellini
* West Side StoryRobert Wise, Jerome Robbins

La Grande Olimpiade (Olympic Games 1960) — dell Istituto Nazionale Luce, Comitato Organizzatore Del Giochi Della XVII Olimpiade
* Le Ciel et la Boue (Sky Above and Mud Beneath) — Arthur Cohn and Rene Lafuite, Producers

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
Breaking the Language Barrier — United States Air Force
Cradle of Genius — Jim O’Connor and Tom Hayes, Producers
Kahl — Dido-Film-GmbH
L’Uomo in Grigio (The Man in Gray) — Benedetto Benedetti, Producer
* Project Hope — Frank P. Bibas, Producer

Fanny — William H. Reynolds
The Guns of Navarone — Alan Osbiston
Judgment at Nuremberg — Frederic Knudtson
The Parent Trap — Philip W. Anderson
* West Side Story — Thomas Stanford

Harry and the Butler — Denmark
Immortal Love — Japan
The Important Man — Mexico
Placido — Spain
* Through a Glass Darkly — Sweden

MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
* Breakfast at Tiffany’s — Henry Mancini
El Cid — Miklos Rozsa
Fanny — Morris Stoloff, Harry Sukman
The Guns of Navarone — Dimitri Tiomkin
Summer and Smoke — Elmer Bernstein

MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Babes in Toyland — George Bruns
Flower Drum Song — Alfred Newman, Ken Darby
Khovanshchina — Dimitri Shostakovich
Paris Blues — Duke Ellington
* West Side Story — Saul Chaplin, Johnny Green, Sid Ramin, Irwin Kostal

MUSIC (Song)
“Bachelor In Paradise” from Bachelor in Paradise — Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Mack David
“Love Theme From El Cid (The Falcon And The Dove)” from El Cid — Music by Miklos Rozsa; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
* “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s — Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Pocketful Of Miracles” from Pocketful of Miracles — Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Town Without Pity” from Town without Pity — Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Ned Washington

Fanny — Joshua Logan, Producer
The Guns of Navarone — Carl Foreman, Producer
The Hustler — Robert Rossen, Producer
Judgment at Nuremberg — Stanley Kramer, Producer
* West Side Story — Robert Wise, Producer

Aquamania — Walt Disney, Producer
Beep Prepared — Chuck Jones, Producer
* Ersatz (The Substitute) — Zagreb Film
Nelly’s Folly — Chuck Jones, Producer
The Pied Piper of Guadalupe — Friz Freleng, Producer

Ballon Vole (Play Ball!) — Ciné-Documents
The Face of Jesus — Dr. John D. Jennings, Producer
Rooftops of New York — Robert Gaffney, Producer
* Seawards the Great Ships — Templar Film Studios
Very Nice, Very Nice — National Film Board of Canada

The Children’s Hour — Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon E. Sawyer, Sound Director
Flower Drum Song — Revue Studio Sound Department, Waldon O. Watson, Sound Director
The Guns of Navarone — Shepperton Studio Sound Department, John Cox, Sound Director
The Parent Trap — Walt Disney Studio Sound Department, Robert O. Cook, Sound Director
* West Side Story — Todd-AO Sound Department, Fred Hynes, Sound Director; and Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon E. Sawyer, Sound Director

The Absent Minded Professor — Visual Effects by Robert A. Mattey, Eustace Lycett
* The Guns of Navarone — Visual Effects by Bill Warrington; Audible Effects by Vivian C. Greenham

WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s — George Axelrod
The Guns of Navarone — Carl Foreman
The Hustler — Sidney Carroll, Robert Rossen
* Judgment at Nuremberg — Abby Mann
West Side Story — Ernest Lehman

WRITING (Story and Screenplay–written directly for the screen)
Ballad of a Soldier — Valentin Yoshov, Grigori Chukhrai
General Della Rovere — Sergio Amidei, Diego Fabbri, Indro Montanelli
La Dolce Vita — Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi
Lover Come Back — Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning
* Splendor in the Grass — William Inge

George Seaton

To William L. Hendricks for his outstanding patriotic service in the conception, writing and production of the Marine Corps film, A Force in Readiness, which has brought honor to the Academy and the motion picture industry.
To Fred L. Metzler for his dedication and outstanding service to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
To Jerome Robbins for his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film.

Stanley Kramer