1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards

1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards

Winners Announced: April 10, 1967
Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California
Host: Bob Hope
Eligibility Year: 1966

  • The “Academy Award of Merit” is what the Oscar statue is officially called.

1967 Oscar Nominees and Winners

Best Picture:
A Man for All Seasons – Fred Zinnemann (WINNER)
Alfie – Lewis Gilbert
The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming – Norman Jewison
The Sand Pebbles – Robert Wise
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Ernest Lehman

Best Director:
Fred Zinnemann – A Man for All Seasons (WINNER)
Michelangelo Antonioni – Blowup
Claude Lelouch – A Man and a Woman
Richard Brooks – The Professionals
Mike Nichols – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Best Actor:
Paul Scofield – A Man for All Seasons as Sir Thomas More (WINNER)
Alan Arkin – The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming as Lt. Yuri Rozanov
Richard Burton – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as George
Michael Caine – Alfie as Alfie Elkins
Steve McQueen – The Sand Pebbles as Jake Holman

Best Actress:
Elizabeth Taylor – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as Martha (WINNER)
Anouk Aimée – A Man and a Woman as Anne Gauthier
Ida Kaminska – The Shop on Main Street as Rozália Lautmannová
Lynn Redgrave – Georgy Girl as Georgina “Georgy” Parkin
Vanessa Redgrave – Morgan! as Leonie Delt

Best Supporting Actor:
Walter Matthau – The Fortune Cookie as “Whiplash Willie” Gingrich (WINNER)
Mako – The Sand Pebbles as Po-han
James Mason – Georgy Girl as James Leamington
George Segal – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as Nick
Robert Shaw – A Man for All Seasons as King Henry VIII

Best Supporting Actress:
Sandy Dennis – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as Honey (WINNER)
Wendy Hiller – A Man for All Seasons as Alice More
Jocelyne LaGarde – Hawaii as Queen Malama Kanakoa
Vivien Merchant – Alfie as Lily
Geraldine Page – You’re a Big Boy Now as Margery Chanticleer

Best Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen:
A Man and a Woman – Screenplay by Claude Lelouch and Pierre Uytterhoeven; Story by Claude Lelouch (WINNER)
Blowup – Screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Edward Bond and Tonino Guerra; Story by Michelangelo Antonioni
The Fortune Cookie – Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond
Khartoum – Robert Ardrey
The Naked Prey – Clint Johnston and Don Peters

Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium:
A Man for All Seasons – Robert Bolt based on his play (WINNER)
Alfie – Bill Naughton based on his play
The Professionals – Richard Brooks based on the novel A Mule for the Marquesa by Frank O’Rourke
The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming – William Rose based on the novel Off-Islanders by Nathaniel Benchley
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Ernest Lehman based on the play by Edward Albee

Best Foreign Language Film:
A Man and a Woman (France) (WINNER)
The Battle of Algiers (Italy)
Loves of a Blonde (Czechoslovakia)
Pharaoh (Poland)
Three (Yugoslavia)

Best Song:
“Born Free” from Born Free – Music by John Barry; Lyrics by Don Black (WINNER)
“Alfie” from Alfie – Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David
“Georgy Girl” from Georgy Girl – Music by Tom Springfield; Lyrics by Jim Dale
“My Wishing Doll” from Hawaii – Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyrics by Mack David
“A Time for Love” from An American Dream – Music by Johnny Mandel; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

Best Documentary Feature:
The War Game (WINNER)
The Face of a Genius
Helicopter Canada
The Really Big Family
Le Volcan interdit

Best Documentary Short Subject:
A Year Toward Tomorrow – Edmond A. Levy (WINNER)
The Odds Against
Részletek J.S. Bach Máté passiójából

Best Short Subject, Live Action:
Wild Wings – Edgar Anstey (WINNER)
Turkey the Bridge – Derek Williams
The Winning Strain – Leslie Winik

Best Short Subject, Cartoons:
A Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature – John Hubley and Faith Hubley (WINNER)
The Drag – Carlos Marchiori
The Pink Blueprint – David H. DePatie and Friz Freleng

Best Original Music Score:
Born Free – John Barry (WINNER)
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Alex North
The Bible: In the Beginning… – Toshiro Mayuzumi
Hawaii – Elmer Bernstein
The Sand Pebbles – Jerry Goldsmith

Best Scoring of Music – Adaptation or Treatment:
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Ken Thorne (WINNER)
The Gospel According to St. Matthew – Luis Bacalov
Return of the Seven – Elmer Bernstein
The Singing Nun – Harry Sukman
Stop the World – I Want to Get Off – Al Ham

Best Sound Effects:
Grand Prix – Gordon Daniel (WINNER)
Fantastic Voyage – Walter Rossi

Best Sound:
Grand Prix – Franklin Milton (WINNER)
Gambit – Waldon O. Watson
Hawaii – Gordon E. Sawyer
The Sand Pebbles – James Corcoran
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – George Groves

Best Art Direction, Black-and-White:
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Art Direction: Richard Sylbert; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins (WINNER)
The Fortune Cookie – Art Direction: Robert Luthardt; Set Decoration: Edward G. Boyle
The Gospel According to St. Matthew – Art Direction and Set Decoration: Luigi Scaccianoce
Is Paris Burning? – Art Direction: Willy Holt; Set Decoration: Marc Frédérix and Pierre Guffroy
Mister Buddwing – Art Direction: George Davis and Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: Henry Grace and Hugh Hunt

Best Art Direction, Color:
Fantastic Voyage – Art Direction: Jack Martin Smith and Dale Hennesy; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott and Stuart A. Reiss (WINNER)
Gambit – Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen and George C. Webb; Set Decoration: John P. Austin and John McCarthy Jr.
Juliet of the Spirits – Art Direction and Set Decoration: Piero Gherardi
The Oscar – Art Direction: Hal Pereira and Arthur Lonergan; Set Decoration: Robert R. Benton and James W. Payne
The Sand Pebbles – Art Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, John Sturtevant and William Kiernan

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White:
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Haskell Wexler (WINNER)
The Fortune Cookie – Joseph LaShelle
Georgy Girl – Kenneth Higgins
Is Paris Burning? – Marcel Grignon
Seconds – James Wong Howe

Best Cinematography, Color:
A Man for All Seasons – Ted Moore (WINNER)
Fantastic Voyage – Ernest Laszlo
Hawaii – Russell Harlan
The Professionals – Conrad Hall
The Sand Pebbles – Joseph MacDonald

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White:
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Irene Sharaff (WINNER)
The Gospel According to St. Matthew – Danilo Donati
Mandragola – Danilo Donati
Mister Buddwing – Helen Rose
Morgan! – Jocelyn Rickards

Best Costume Design, Color:
A Man for All Seasons – Joan Bridge and Elizabeth Haffenden (WINNER)
Gambit – Jean Louis
Hawaii – Dorothy Jeakins
Juliet of the Spirits – Piero Gherardi
The Oscar – Edith Head

Best Film Editing:
Grand Prix – Fredric Steinkamp, Henry Berman, Stewart Linder and Frank Santillo (WINNER)
Fantastic Voyage – William B. Murphy
The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming – Hal Ashby and J. Terry Williams
The Sand Pebbles – William H. Reynolds
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Sam O’Steen

Best Special Visual Effects:
Fantastic Voyage – Art Cruickshank (WINNER)
Hawaii – Linwood G. Dunn

Honorary Awards:
Yakima Canutt “for achievements as a stunt man and for developing safety devices to protect stunt men everywhere.”
Y. Frank Freeman “for unusual and outstanding service to the Academy during his thirty years in Hollywood.”

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award:
Robert Wise

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award:
George Bagnall

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