1963 Oscars 35th Academy Awards

1963 Oscars 35th Academy Awards

Winners Announced: April 8, 1963
Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California
Host: Frank Sinatra
Eligibility Year: 1962

  • Lawrence of Arabia earned 1o nominations, winning 7.
  • To Kill a Mockingbird earned 8 nominations, winning 3.

1963 Oscar Nominees and Winners

Best Picture:
Lawrence of Arabia – Sam Spiegel (WINNER)
The Longest Day – Darryl F. Zanuck
The Music Man[3] – Morton DaCosta
Mutiny on the Bounty – Aaron Rosenberg
To Kill a Mockingbird – Alan J. Pakula

Best Director:
David Lean – Lawrence of Arabia (WINNER)
Frank Perry – David and Lisa
Pietro Germi – Divorce Italian Style
Arthur Penn – The Miracle Worker
Robert Mulligan – To Kill a Mockingbird

Best Actor:
Gregory Peck – To Kill a Mockingbird (WINNER)
Burt Lancaster – Birdman of Alcatraz
Jack Lemmon – Days of Wine and Roses
Marcello Mastroianni – Divorce Italian Style
Peter O’Toole – Lawrence of Arabia

Best Actress:
Anne Bancroft – The Miracle Worker (WINNER)
Bette Davis – What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Katharine Hepburn – Long Day’s Journey into Night
Geraldine Page – Sweet Bird of Youth
Lee Remick – Days of Wine and Roses

Best Supporting Actor:
Ed Begley – Sweet Bird of Youth (WINNER)
Victor Buono – What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Telly Savalas – Birdman of Alcatraz
Omar Sharif – Lawrence of Arabia
Terence Stamp – Billy Budd

Best Supporting Actress:
Patty Duke – The Miracle Worker (WINNER)
Mary Badham – To Kill a Mockingbird
Shirley Knight – Sweet Bird of Youth
Angela Lansbury – The Manchurian Candidate
Thelma Ritter – Birdman of Alcatraz

Best Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen:
Divorce Italian Style – Ennio de Concini, Alfredo Giannetti and Pietro Germi (WINNER)
Freud: The Secret Passion – Story by Charles Kaufman; Screenplay by Charles Kaufman and Wolfgang Reinhardt
Last Year at Marienbad – Alain Robbe-Grillet
That Touch of Mink – Stanley Shapiro and Nate Monaster
Through a Glass Darkly – Ingmar Bergman

Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium:
To Kill a Mockingbird – Horton Foote (WINNER)
David and Lisa – Eleanor Perry
Lawrence of Arabia – Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson
Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
The Miracle Worker – William Gibson

Best Foreign Language Film:
Sundays and Cybele (France) (WINNER)
Electra (Greece)
The Four Days of Naples (Italy)
Keeper of Promises (The Given Word) (Brazil)
Tlayucan (Mexico)

Best Documentary Feature:
Black Fox (WINNER)

Best Documentary Short:
Dylan Thomas (WINNER)
The John Glenn Story
The Road to the Wall

Best Live Action Short Subject:
Heureux Anniversaire (WINNER)
Big City Blues
The Cadillac
The Cliff Dwellers

Best Short Subjects – Cartoons:
The Hole (WINNER)
Icarus Montgolfier Wright
Now Hear This
Self Defense … for Cowards
A Symposium on Popular Songs

Best Music Score – Substantially Original:
Lawrence of Arabia – Maurice Jarre (WINNER)
Freud – Jerry Goldsmith
Mutiny on the Bounty – Bronislaw Kaper
Taras Bulba – Franz Waxman
To Kill a Mockingbird – Elmer Bernstein

Best Scoring of Music – Adaptation or Treatment:
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man – Ray Heindorf (WINNER)
Billy Rose’s Jumbo – Georgie Stoll
Gigot – Michel Magne
Gypsy – Frank Perkins
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm – Leigh Harline

Best Song:
“Days of Wine and Roses” from Days of Wine and Roses – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyric by Johnny Mercer (WINNER)
“Love Song From Mutiny on the Bounty (Follow Me)” from Mutiny on the Bounty – Music by Bronislaw Kaper; Lyric by Paul Francis Webster
“Song From Two for the Seesaw (Second Chance)” from Two for the Seesaw – Music by André Previn; Lyric by Dory Langdon
“Tender Is the Night” from Tender Is the Night – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyric by Paul Francis Webster
“Walk on the Wild Side” from Walk on the Wild Side – Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyric by Mack David

Best Sound:
Lawrence of Arabia – John Cox (WINNER)
Bon Voyage! – Robert O. Cook
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man – George R. Groves
That Touch of Mink – Waldon O. Watson
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? – Joseph D. Kelly

Best Art Direction, Black-and-White:
To Kill a Mockingbird – Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen and Henry Bumstead; Set Decoration: Oliver Emert (WINNER)
Days of Wine and Roses – Art Direction: Joseph C. Wright; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins
The Longest Day – Art Direction: Ted Haworth, Léon Barsacq and Vincent Korda; Set Decoration: Gabriel Béchir
Period of Adjustment – Art Direction: George Davis and Edward Carfagno; Set Decoration: Henry Grace and Richard Pefferle
The Pigeon That Took Rome – Art Direction: Hal Pereira and Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Samuel M. Comer and Frank R. McKelvy

Best Art Direction, Color:
Lawrence of Arabia – Art Direction: John Box and John Stoll; Set Decoration: Dario Simoni (WINNER)
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man – Art Direction: Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins
Mutiny on the Bounty – Art Direction: George Davis and Joseph McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Henry Grace and Hugh Hunt
That Touch of Mink – Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen and Robert Clatworthy; Set Decoration: George Milo
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm – Art Direction: George Davis and Edward Carfagno; Set Decoration: Henry Grace and Richard

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White:
Pefferle (WINNER)
The Longest Day – Jean Bourgoin and Walter Wottitz
Birdman of Alcatraz – Burnett Guffey
To Kill a Mockingbird – Russell Harlan
Two for the Seesaw – Ted D. McCord
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? – Ernest Haller

Best Cinematography, Color:
Lawrence of Arabia – Freddie Young (WINNER)
Gypsy – Harry Stradling
Hatari! – Russell Harlan
Mutiny on the Bounty – Robert Surtees
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm – Paul C. Vogel

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White:
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? – Norma Koch (WINNER)
Days of Wine and Roses – Don Feld
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – Edith Head
The Miracle Worker – Ruth Morley
Phaedra – Denny Vachlioti

Best Costume Design, Color:
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm – Mary Wills (WINNER)
Bon Voyage! – Bill Thomas
Gypsy – Orry-Kelly
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man – Dorothy Jeakins
My Geisha – Edith Head

Best Film Editing:
Lawrence of Arabia – Anne V. Coates (WINNER)
The Longest Day – Samuel E. Beetley
The Manchurian Candidate – Ferris Webster
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man – William H. Ziegler
Mutiny on the Bounty – John McSweeney Jr.

Best Special Effects:
The Longest Day – Visual Effects by Robert MacDonald; Audible Effects by Jacques Maumont (WINNER)
Mutiny on the Bounty – Visual Effects by A. Arnold Gillespie; Audible Effects by Milo B. Lory

Honorary Academy Awards:
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
Steve Broidy

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