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1964 Oscars 36th Academy Awards
Winners Announced: April 13, 1964
Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California
Host: Jack Lemmon
Eligibility Year: 1963
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1964 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture America, America, Elia Kazan, producer (Warner Bros.)
Cleopatra, Walter Wanger, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
How the West Was Won, Bernard Smith, producer (MGM)
Lilies of the Field, Ralph Nelson, producer (United Artists)
* Tom Jones, Tony Richardson, producer (United Artists-Lopert Pictures)
*Best Actor Albert Finney, Tom Jones
Richard Harris, This Sporting Life
Rex Harrison, Cleopatra
Paul Newman, Hud
*Sidney Poitier, Lilies of the Field
*Best Actress Leslie Caron, The L-Shaped Room
Shirley MacLaine, Irma La Douce
*Patricia Neal, Hud
Rachel Roberts, This Sporting Life
Natalie Wood, Love With the Proper Stranger
*Actor in a Supporting Role Nick Adams, Twilight of Honor
Bobby Darin, Captain Newman, M.D.
*Melvyn Douglas, Hud
Hugh Griffith, Tom Jones
John Huston, The Cardinal
*Actress in a Supporting Role Diane Cilento, Tom Jones
Dame Edith Evans, Tom Jones
Joyce Redman, Tom Jones
*Margaret Rutherford, The V.I.P.s
Lilia Skala, Lilies of the Field
*Directing Federico Fellini, Federico Fellini's 81/2
Elia Kazan, America, America
Otto Preminger, The Cardinal
*Tony Richardson, Tom Jones
Martin Ritt, Hud
*Writing Screenplay Based on Material From Another Medium Serge Bourguigon and Antoine Tudal, Sundays and Cybèle
Richard Breen, Phoebe Ephron and Henry Ephron, Captain Newman, M.D.
*John Osborne, Tom Jones
James Poe, Lilies of the Field
Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr., Hud
*Writing Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Carlo Bernari, screenplay, The Four Days of Naples
*Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Vasco Pratolini and Nanni Loy, story; Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Nanni Loy and James R. Webb, How the West Was Won
Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli and Brunello Rondi, Federico Fellini's 81/2
Elia Kazan, America, America
Arnold Schulman, Love With the Proper Stranger
*Cinematography Black-and-White Lucien Ballard, The Caretakers
George Folsey, The Balcony
Ernest Haller, Lilies of the Field
*James Wong Howe, Hud
Milton Krasner, Love With the Proper Stranger
*Cinematography Color William H. Daniels, Milton Krasner, Charles Lang, Jr. and Joseph LaShelle, How the West Was Won
Joseph LaShelle, Irma La Douce
Ernest Laszlo, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Leon Shamroy, The Cardinal
*Leon Shamroy, Cleopatra
*Art Direction Black-and-White *Gene Callahan, art direction, America, America
George W. Davis and Paul Groesse, art direction; Henry Grace and Hugh Hunt, set decoration, Twilight of Honor
Piero Gherardi, art direction, Federico Fellini's 81/2
Hal Pereira and Tambi Larsen, art direction; Sam Comer and Robert Benton, set decoration, Hud
Hal Pereira and Roland Anderson, art direction; Sam Comer and Grace Gregory, set decoration, Love With the Proper Stranger
*Art Direction Color Ralph Brinton, Ted Marshall and Jocelyn Herbert, art direction; Josie MacAvin, set decoration, Tom Jones
George W. Davis, William Ferrari and Addison Hehr, art direction; Henry Grace, Don Greenwood, Jr. and Jack Mills, set decoration, How the West Was Won
*John DeCuir, Jack Martin Smith, Hilyard Brown, Herman Blumenthal, Elven Webb, Maurice Pelling and Boris Juraga, art direction; Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox and Ray Moyer, set decoration, Cleopatra
Hal Pereira and Roland Anderson, art direction; Sam Comer and James Payne, set decoration, Come Blow Your Horn
Lyle Wheeler, art direction; Gene Callahan, set decoration, The Cardinal
*Sound Columbia Studio Sound Dept., Bye Bye Birdie
*MGM Studio Sound Dept., How the West Was Won
Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Dept., It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Twentieth Century-Fox Studio Sound Dept. and Todd-AO Sound Dept., Cleopatra
Universal City Studio Sound Dept., Captain Newman, M.D.
*Music Song *“Call Me Irresponsible,” Papa's Delicate Condition, James Van Heusen, music; Sammy Cahn, lyrics
“Charade,” Charade, Henry Mancini, music; Johnny Mercer, lyrics
“It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Ernest Gold, music; Mack David, lyrics
“More,” Mondo Cane, Riz Ortolani and Nino Oliviero, music; Norman Newell, lyrics
“So Little Time,” 55 Days at Peking, Dimitri Tiomkin, music; Paul Francis Webster, lyrics
*Music Musical Score, Substantially Original *John Addison, Tom Jones
Ernest Gold, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Alfred Newman and Ken Darby, How the West Was Won
Alex North, Cleopatra
Dimitri Tiomkin, 55 Days at Peking
*Music Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment George Bruns, The Sword in the Stone
John Green, Bye Bye Birdie
Maurice Jarre, Sundays and Cybèle
*André Previn, Irma La Douce
Leith Stevens, A New Kind of Love
*Film Editing Frederic Knudtson, Robert C. Jones and Gene Fowler, Jr., It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
*Harold F. Kress, How the West Was Won
Louis R. Loeffler, The Cardinal
Dorothy Spencer, Cleopatra
Ferris Webster, The Great Escape
*Costume Design Black-and-White *Piero Gherardi, Federico Fellini's 81/2
Edith Head, Love With the Proper Stranger
Edith Head, Wives and Lovers
Bill Thomas, Toys in the Attic
Travilla, The Stripper
*Costume Design Color Donald Brooks, The Cardinal
Edith Head, A New Kind of Love
Walter Plunkett, How the West Was Won
*Irene Sharaff, Vittorio Nino Novarese and Renie, Cleopatra
Piero Tosi, The Leopard
*Special Effects Ub Iwerks, The Birds
*Emil Kosa, Jr., Cleopatra
*Sound Effects *(Not necessarily given each year)
Robert L. Bratton, A Gathering of Eagles
*Walter G. Elliott, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
*Short Subjects Cartoon Automania 2000 (Halas and Batchelor Production; Pathé Contemporary Films)
* The Critic (Pintoff-Crossbow Productions; Columbia)
The Game (Igra) (Zagreb Film; Rembrandt Films-Film Representations)
My Financial Career (National Film Board of Canada; Walter Reade-Sterling-Continental Distributing)
Pianissimo (Carmen D'Avino Production; Cinema 16)
*Short Subjects Live Action The Concert (James A. King Corp.; George K. Arthur-Go Pictures)
Home-Made Car, BP (North American) Ltd.; Lester A. Schoenfeld Films)
* An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Films du Centaure-Filmartic; Cappagariff-Janus Films)
Six-Sided Triangle (Milesian Film Production, Ltd.; Lion International Films)
That's Me (Stuart Productions; Pathé Contemporary Films)
*Documentary Short Subject * Chagall (Auerbach Film Enterprises, Ltd.-Flag Films; Union Films)
The Five Cities of June (George Stevens, Jr., producer; U.S. Information Agency)
The Spirit of America (Algernon G. Walker, producer; Spotlight News, Inc.)
Thirty Million Letters (Edgar Anstey, producer; British Transport Films)
To Live Again (Wilding, Inc.; St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, N.Y.)
*Documentary Feature * Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel With the World (WGBH Educational Foundation; Holt, Reinhart and Winston, Inc.)
Le Maillon et la Chaine (The Link and the Chain) (Paul de Roubaix, producer; Films Du Centaure-Filmartic)
Terminus (Edgar Anstey, producer; British Transport Films)
The Yanks Are Coming (Marshall Flaum, producer; David L. Wolper Productions)
*Foreign Language Film * Federico Fellini's 81/2, Italy
Knife in the Water, Poland
Los Tarantos, Spain
The Red Lanterns, Greece
Twin Sisters of Kyoto, Japan
*Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award *Sam Spiegel

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