28th Academy Awards (1955): Nominees and Winners

NOMINATIONS

AWARDS

8


6

4




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Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Marty
The Rose Tattoo
Love Me or Leave Me
Picnic
Blackboard Jungle
East of Eden
Guys and Dolls
I’ll Cry Tomorrow
Oklahoma!
Bad Day at Black Rock
Daddy Long Legs
Interrupted Melody
The Man with the Golden Arm
Mister Roberts
Rebel without a Cause
To Catch a Thief
4
3

2

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Marty
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
The Rose Tattoo
Oklahoma!
Picnic
The Bridges at Toko-Ri
East of Eden
The Face of Lincoln
Helen Keller in Her Story
I’ll Cry Tomorrow
Interrupted Melody
Love Me or Leave Me
Men against the Arctic
Mister Roberts
Samurai, The Legend of Musashi
Speedy Gonzales
Survival City
To Catch a Thief
NOMINATION/WIN TALLY LEGEND
Best Picture winner
Best Picture nominee
Nominations are listed for all films receiving 3 or more

BEST MOTION PICTURE

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – Buddy Adler
Marty – Harold Hecht
Mister Roberts – Leland Hayward
Picnic – Fred Kohlmar
The Rose Tattoo – Hal B. Wallis

DIRECTING

Bad Day at Black Rock – John Sturges
East of Eden – Elia Kazan
Marty – Delbert Mann
Picnic – Joshua Logan
Summertime – David Lean

ACTOR

Ernest Borgnine – Marty
James Cagney – Love Me or Leave Me
James Dean – East of Eden
Frank Sinatra – The Man with the Golden Arm
Spencer Tracy – Bad Day at Black Rock

ACTRESS

Susan Hayward – I’ll Cry Tomorrow
Katharine Hepburn – Summertime
Jennifer Jones – Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Anna Magnani – The Rose Tattoo
Eleanor Parker – Interrupted Melody

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Arthur Kennedy – Trial
Jack Lemmon – Mister Roberts
Joe Mantell – Marty
Sal Mineo – Rebel without a Cause
Arthur O’Connell – Picnic

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Betsy Blair – Marty
Peggy Lee – Pete Kelly’s Blues
Marisa Pavan – The Rose Tattoo
Jo Van Fleet – East of Eden
Natalie Wood – Rebel without a Cause

WRITING (Motion Picture Story)

Love Me or Leave Me – Daniel Fuchs
The Private War of Major Benson – Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher
Rebel without a Cause – Nicholas Ray
The Sheep Has Five Legs – Jean Marsan, Henry Troyat, Jacques Perret, Henri Verneuil, Raoul Ploquin
Strategic Air Command – Beirne Lay, Jr.

WRITING (Screenplay)

Bad Day at Black Rock – Millard Kaufman
Blackboard Jungle – Richard Brooks
East of Eden – Paul Osborn
Love Me or Leave Me – Daniel Fuchs, Isobel Lennart
Marty – Paddy Chayefsky

WRITING (Story and Screenplay)

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell – Milton Sperling, Emmet Lavery
Interrupted Melody – William Ludwig, Sonya Levien
It’s Always Fair Weather – Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Mr. Hulot’s Holiday – Jacques Tati, Henri Marquet
The Seven Little Foys – Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose

MUSIC (Song)

“I’ll Never Stop Loving You” – Love Me or Leave Me – Music by Nicholas Brodszky; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Love Is A Many-Spendored Thing” – Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“Something’s Gotta Give” – Daddy Long Legs – Music, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“(Love Is) The Tender Trap” – The Tender Trap – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Unchained Melody” – Unchained – Music by Alex North; Lyrics by Hy Zaret

MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)

Battle Cry – Max Steiner
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – Alfred Newman
The Man with the Golden Arm – Elmer Bernstein
Picnic – George Duning
The Rose Tattoo – Alex North

MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture)

Daddy Long Legs – Alfred Newman
Guys and Dolls – Jay Blackton, Cyril J. Mockridge
It’s Always Fair Weather – Andre Previn
Love Me or Leave Me – Percy Faith, George Stoll
Oklahoma! – Robert Russell Bennett, Jay Blackton, Adolph Deutsch

FILM EDITING

Blackboard Jungle – Ferris Webster
The Bridges at Toko-Ri – Alma Macrorie
Oklahoma! – Gene Ruggiero, George Boemler
Picnic – Charles Nelson, William A. Lyon
The Rose Tattoo – Warren Low

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)

Blackboard Jungle – Russell Harlan
I’ll Cry Tomorrow – Arthur E. Arling
Marty – Joseph LaShelle
Queen Bee – Charles Lang
The Rose Tattoo – James Wong Howe

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color)

Guys and Dolls – Harry Stradling
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – Leon Shamroy
A Man Called Peter – Harold Lipstein
Oklahoma! – Robert Surtees
To Catch a Thief – Robert Burks

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)

Blackboard Jungle – Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Randall Duell; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Henry Grace
I’ll Cry Tomorrow – Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Malcolm Brown; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Hugh B. Hunt
The Man with the Golden Arm – Art Direction: Joseph C. Wright; Set Decoration: Darrell Silvera
Marty – Art Direction: Edward S. Haworth, Walter Simonds; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley
The Rose Tattoo – Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Tambi Larsen; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur Krams

ART DIRECTION (Color)

Daddy Long Legs – Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, John DeCuir; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox
Guys and Dolls – Art Direction: Oliver Smith, Joseph C. Wright; Set Decoration: Howard Bristol
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, George W. Davis; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Jack Stubbs
Picnic – Art Direction: William Flannery, Jo Mielziner; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley
To Catch a Thief – Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Joseph McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur Krams

COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White)

I’ll Cry Tomorrow – Helen Rose
The Pickwick Papers – Beatrice Dawson
Queen Bee – Jean Louis
The Rose Tattoo – Edith Head
Ugetsu – Tadaoto Kainoscho

COSTUME DESIGN (Color)

Guys and Dolls – Irene Sharaff
Interrupted Melody – Helen Rose
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – Charles LeMaire
To Catch a Thief – Edith Head
The Virgin Queen – Charles LeMaire, Mary Wills

SOUND RECORDING

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing – 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, Carl W. Faulkner, Sound Director
Love Me or Leave Me – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Wesley C. Miller, Sound Director
Mister Roberts – Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, William A. Mueller, Sound Director
Not as a Stranger – Radio Corporation of America Sound Department, Watson Jones, Sound Director
Oklahoma! – Todd-AO Sound Department, Fred Hynes, Sound Director

SPECIAL EFFECTS

The Bridges at Toko-Ri – Paramount Studio
The Dam Busters – Associated British Picture Corporation, Ltd.
The Rains of Ranchipur – 20th Century-Fox Studio

HONORARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM AWARD

To Samurai, The Legend of Musashi – Best Foreign Language Film first released in the United States during 1955.

DOCUMENTARY (Feature)

Heartbreak Ridge – Rene Risacher
Helen Keller in Her Story – Nancy Hamilton

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)

The Battle of Gettysburg – Dore Schary
The Face of Lincoln – Wilbur T. Blume
Men against the Arctic – Walt Disney

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)

Good Will to Men – Fred Quimby, William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
The Legend of Rock-a-bye Point – Walter Lantz
No Hunting – Walt Disney
Speedy Gonzales – Edward Selzer

SHORT SUBJECT (One-reel)

Gadgets Galore – Robert Youngson
Survival City – Edmund Reek
3rd Ave. El – Carson Davidson
Three Kisses – Justin Herman

SHORT SUBJECT (Two-reel)

The Battle of Gettysburg – Dore Schary
The Face of Lincoln – Wilbur T. Blume
On the Twelfth Day… – George K. Arthur
Switzerland – Walt Disney
24-Hour Alert – Cedric Francis

SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Class I)

To the NATIONAL CARBON CO. for the development and production of a high efficiency yellow flame carbon for motion picture color photography. [Lighting]

SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Class II)

To the EASTMAN KODAK CO. for Eastman Tri-X Panchromatic Negative Film. [Film]
To FARCIOT EDOUART, HAL CORL and the PARAMOUNT STUDIO TRANSPARENCY DEPARTMENT for the engineering and development of a double-frame, triple-head background projector. [Special Photographic]

SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Class III)

To 20TH CENTURY-FOX STUDIO and the BAUSCH & LOMB CO. for the new combination lenses for CinemaScope Photography. [Lenses and Filters]
To WALTER JOLLEY, MAURICE LARSON and R.H. SPIES of 20th Century-Fox Studio for a spraying process which creates simulated metallic surfaces. [Props]
To STEVE KRILANOVICH for an improved camera dolly incorporating multi-directional steering. [Camera Cranes]
To DAVE ANDERSON of 20th Century-Fox Studio for an improved spotlight capable of maintaining a fixed circle of light at constant intensity over varied distances. [Lighting]
To LOREN L. RYDER, CHARLES WEST, HENRY FRACKER and the PARAMOUNT STUDIOS for a projection film index to establish proper framing for various aspect ratios. [Projection]
To FARCIOT EDOUART, HAL CORL and the PARAMOUNT STUDIO TRANSPARENCY DEPARTMENT for an improved dual stereopticon background projector. [Special Photographic]

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