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1957 Oscars 29th Academy Awards
Winners Announced: March 27. 1957
Held at: RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, California & NBC Century Theatre, New York City, New York
Hosts: Jerry Lewis and Celeste Holm
Eligibility Year: 1956
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OSCAR TRIVIA: The "Academy Award of Merit" is what the Oscar statue is officially called.
1957 Oscar Winners
*Best Motion Picture * Around the World in 80 Days, Michael Todd, producer (United Artists)
Friendly Persuasion, William Wyler, producer (Allied Artists)
Giant, George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg, producers (Warner Bros.)
The King and I, Charles Brackett, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
The Ten Commandments, Cecil B. DeMille, producer (Paramount)
*Best Actor *Yul Brynner, The King and I
James Dean, Giant
Kirk Douglas, Lust for Life
Rock Hudson, Giant
Sir Laurence Olivier, Richard III
*Best Actress Carroll Baker, Baby Doll
*Ingrid Bergman, Anastasia
Katharine Hepburn, The Rainmaker
Nancy Kelly, The Bad Seed
Deborah Kerr, The King and I
*Actor in a Supporting Role Don Murray, Bus Stop
Anthony Perkins, Friendly Persuasion
*Anthony Quinn, Lust for Life
Mickey Rooney, The Bold and the Brave
Robert Stack, Written on the Wind
*Actress in a Supporting Role Mildred Dunnock, Baby Doll
Eileen Heckart, The Bad Seed
Mercedes McCambridge, Giant
Patty McCormack, The Bad Seed
*Dorothy Malone, Written on the Wind
*Directing Michael Anderson, Around the World in 80 Days
Walter Lang, The King and I
*George Stevens, Giant
King Vidor, War and Peace
William Wyler, Friendly Persuasion
*Writing Motion Picture Story Leo Katcher, The Eddy Duchin Story
Jean Paul Sartre, The Proud and the Beautiful
*Dalton Trumbo, The Brave One
Cesare Zavattini, Umberto D.
*Writing Screenplay, Adapted Norman Corwin, Lust for Life
Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, Giant
*James Poe, John Farrow and S.J. Perelman, Around the World in 80 Days
Tennessee Williams, Baby Doll
*Writing Screenplay, Original Federico Fellini and Tullio Pinelli, La Strada
*Albert Lamorisse, The Red Balloon
Robert Lewin, The Bold and the Brave
William Rose, The Lady Killers
Andrew L. Stone, Julie
*Cinematography Black-and-White Burnett Guffey, The Harder They Fall
Boris Kaufman, Baby Doll
Hal Rosson, The Bad Seed
*Joseph Ruttenberg, Somebody Up There Likes Me
Walter Strenge, Stagecoach to Fury
*Cinematography Color Jack Cardiff, War and Peace
Loyal Griggs, The Ten Commandments
*Lionel Lindon, Around the World in 80 Days
Leon Shamroy, The King and I
Harry Stradling, The Eddy Duchin Story
*Art Direction Black-and-White Ross Bellah, art direction; William R. Kiernan and Louis Diage, set decoration, The Solid Gold Cadillac
*Cedric Gibbons and Malcolm F. Brown, art direction; Edwin B. Willis and F. Keogh Gleason, set decoration, Somebody Up There Likes Me
Takashi Matsuyama, art direction and set decoration, The Magnificent Seven
Hal Pereira and A. Earl Hedrick, art direction; Samuel M. Comer and Frank R. McKelvy, set decoration, The Proud and the Profane
Lyle R. Wheeler and Jack Martin Smith, art direction; Walter M. Scott and Stuart A. Reiss, set decoration, Teenage Rebel
*Art Direction Color Cedric Gibbons, Hans Peters and Preston Ames, art direction; Edwin B. Willis and F. Keogh Gleason, set decoration, Lust for Life
Boris Leven, art direction; Ralph S. Hurst, set decoration, Giant
Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler and Albert Nozaki, art direction; Sam M. Comer and Ray Moyer, set decoration, The Ten Commandments
James W. Sullivan and Ken Adam, art direction; Ross J. Dowd, set decoration, Around the World in 80 Days
*Lyle R. Wheeler and John DeCuir, art direction; Walter M. Scott and Paul S. Fox, set decoration, The King and I
*Sound Recording Columbia Studio Sound Dept., The Eddy Duchin Story
Paramount Studio Sound Dept., The Ten Commandments
RKO Radio Studio Sound Dept., The Brave One
*Twentieth Century-Fox Studio Sound Dept., The King and I
Westrex Sound Services, Inc. and Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Dept., Friendly Persuasion
*Music Song “Friendly Persuasion” (Thee I Love), Friendly Persuasion, Dimitri Tiomkin, music; Paul Francis Webster, lyrics
“Julie,” Julie, Leith Stevens, music; Tom Adair, lyrics
“True Love,” High Society; Cole Porter, music and lyrics
*“Whatever Will Be, Will Be” (Que Será, Será), The Man Who Knew Too Much, Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, music and lyrics
“Written on the Wind,” Written on the Wind, Victor Young, music; Sammy Cahn, lyrics
*Music Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Hugo Friedhofer, Between Heaven and Hell
Alfred Newman, Anastasia
Alex North, The Rainmaker
Dimitri Tiomkin, Giant
*Victor Young, Around the World in 80 Days
*Music Scoring of a Musical Picture Johnny Green and Saul Chaplin, High Society
*Alfred Newman and Ken Darby, The King and I
Lionel Newman, The Best Things in Life Are Free
George Stoll and Johnny Green, Meet Me in Las Vegas
Morris Stoloff and George Duning, The Eddy Duchin Story
*Film Editing Albert Akst, Somebody Up There Likes Me
Anne Bauchens, The Ten Commandments
William Hornbeck, Philip W. Anderson and Fred Bohanan, Giant
*Gene Ruggiero and Paul Weatherwax, Around the World in 80 Days
Merrill G. White, The Brave One
*Costume Design Black-and-White Kohei Ezaki, The Magnificent Seven
Edith Head, The Proud and the Profane
Charles LeMaire and Mary Wills, Teenage Rebel
*Jean Louis, The Solid Gold Cadillac
Helen Rose, The Power and the Prize
*Costume Design Color Marie De Matteis, War and Peace
Edith Head, Ralph Jester, John Jensen, Dorothy Jeakins and Arnold Friberg, The Ten Commandments
Moss Mabry and Marjorie Best, Giant
*Irene Sharaff, The King and I
Miles White, Around the World in 80 Days
*Special Effects *John Fulton, The Ten Commandments
A. Arnold Gillespie, Irving Ries and Wesley C. Miller, Forbidden Planet
*Short Subjects Cartoon Gerald McBoing-Boing on Planet Moo (Jolly Frolics Series) (United Productions of America; Columbia)
The Jay Walker (UPA Special Series) (United Productions of America; Columbia)
* Mister Magoo's Puddle Jumper (Mr. Magoo Series) (United Productions of America; Columbia)
*Short Subjects One-Reel * Crashing the Water Barrier (The Sports Parade Series) (Konstantin Kalser, producer; Warner Bros.)
I Never Forget a Face (Warner Specials Series) (Robert Youngson, producer; Warner Bros.)
Time Stood Still (Scope Gems Series) (Cedric Francis, producer; Warner Bros.)
*Short Subjects Two-Reel * The Bespoke Overcoat (Go Pictures, Inc.; Romulus Films)
Cow Dog (Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista)
The Dark Wave (John Healy, producer; Twentieth Century-Fox)
Samoa (People and Places Series) (Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista)
*Documentary Short Subject A City Decides (Charles Guggenheim and Associates, Inc.)
The Dark Wave (John Healy, producer; Twentieth Century-Fox)
The House Without a Name (Valentine Davies, producer; Universal-International)
Man in Space (Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista)
* The True Story of the Civil War (Louis Clyde Stoumen, producer; Camera Eye Pictures, Inc.)
*Documentary Feature The Naked Eye (Camera Eye Pictures, Inc.; Film Representatives, Inc.)
* The Silent World (Filmad-F.S.J.Y.C. Production; Columbia)
Where Mountains Float (Arno/Studios, Copenhagen; Brandon Films, Inc.)
*Foreign Language Film The Captain of Kopenick, Federal Republic of Germany—West
Gervaise, France
Harp of Burma, Japan
Qivitoq, Denmark
* La Strada, Italy
*Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award *Buddy Adler
*Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (Not necessarily given each year ) *Y. Frank Freeman
*Honorary Award To *Eddie Cantor for distinguished service to the film industry


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