39th Academy Awards (1966): Nominees and Winners

NOMINATIONS

AWARDS

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8

7
5

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
A Man for All Seasons
The Sand Pebbles
Hawaii
Alfie
Fantastic Voyage
The Fortune Cookie
Georgy Girl
A Man and a Woman
The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming
Gambit
The Gospel According to St. Matthew
Grand Prix
The Professionals
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5
3
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A Man for All Seasons
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Grand Prix
Born Free
Fantastic Voyage
A Man and a Woman
The Fortune Cookie
A Funny Thing Happened…
Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass…
The War Game
Wild Wings
A Year toward Tomorrow
NOMINATION/WIN TALLY LEGEND
Best Picture winner
Best Picture nominee
Nominations are listed for all films receiving 3 or more

BEST PICTURE

Alfie – Lewis Gilbert
A Man for All Seasons – Fred Zinnemann
The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming – Norman Jewison
The Sand Pebbles – Robert Wise
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Ernest Lehman

DIRECTING

Blow-Up – Michelangelo Antonioni
A Man and a Woman – Claude Lelouch
A Man for All Seasons – Fred Zinnemann
The Professionals – Richard Brooks
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Mike Nichols

ACTOR

Alan Arkin – The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming
Richard Burton – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Michael Caine – Alfie
Steve McQueen – The Sand Pebbles
Paul Scofield – A Man for All Seasons

ACTRESS

Anouk Aimee – A Man and a Woman
Ida Kaminska – The Shop on Main Street
Lynn Redgrave – Georgy Girl
Vanessa Redgrave – Morgan!
Elizabeth Taylor – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mako – The Sand Pebbles
James Mason – Georgy Girl
Walter Matthau – The Fortune Cookie
George Segal – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Robert Shaw – A Man for All Seasons

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Sandy Dennis – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Wendy Hiller – A Man for All Seasons
Jocelyne Lagarde – Hawaii
Vivien Merchant – Alfie
Geraldine Page – You’re a Big Boy Now

WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium)

Alfie – Bill Naughton
A Man for All Seasons – Robert Bolt
The Professionals – Richard Brooks
The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming – William Rose
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Ernest Lehman

WRITING (Story and Screenplay–written directly for the screen)

Blow-Up – Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond
The Fortune Cookie – Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond
Khartoum – Robert Ardrey
A Man and a Woman – Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven
The Naked Prey – Clint Johnston, Don Peters

MUSIC (Song)

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

MUSIC (Original Music Score)

The Bible – Toshiro Mayuzumi
Born Free – John Barry
Hawaii – Elmer Bernstein
The Sand Pebbles – Jerry Goldsmith
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Alex North

MUSIC (Scoring of Music–adaptation or treatment)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Ken Thorne
The Gospel According to St. Matthew – Luis Enrique Bacalov
Return of the Seven – Elmer Bernstein
The Singing Nun – Harry Sukman
Stop the World–I Want to Get Off – Al Ham

FILM EDITING

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

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)

The Fortune Cookie – Joseph LaShelle
Georgy Girl – Ken Higgins
Is Paris Burning? – Marcel Grignon
Seconds – James Wong Howe
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Haskell Wexler

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color)

Fantastic Voyage – Ernest Laszlo
Hawaii – Russell Harlan
A Man for All Seasons – Ted Moore
The Professionals – Conrad Hall
The Sand Pebbles – Joseph MacDonald

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)

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

ART DIRECTION (Color)

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

COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White)

The Gospel According to St. Matthew – Danilo Donati
Mandragola – Danilo Donati
Mister Buddwing – Helen Rose
Morgan! – Jocelyn Rickards
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Irene Sharaff

COSTUME DESIGN (Color)

Gambit – Jean Louis
Hawaii – Dorothy Jeakins
Juliet of the Spirits – Piero Gherardi
A Man for All Seasons – Elizabeth Haffenden, Joan Bridge
The Oscar – Edith Head

SOUND

Gambit – Universal City Studio Sound Department, Waldon O. Watson, Sound Director
Grand Prix – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Franklin E. Milton, Sound Director
Hawaii – Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon E. Sawyer, Sound Director
The Sand Pebbles – 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, James P. Corcoran, Sound Director
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, George R. Groves, Sound Director

SOUND EFFECTS

Fantastic Voyage – Walter Rossi
Grand Prix – Gordon Daniel

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS

Fantastic Voyage – Art Cruickshank
Hawaii – Linwood G. Dunn

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Battle of Algiers – Italy
Loves of a Blonde – Czechoslovakia
A Man and a Woman – France
Pharaoh – Poland
Three – Yugoslavia

DOCUMENTARY (Feature)

The Face of Genius – Alfred R. Kelman
Helicopter Canada – Peter Jones, Tom Daly
Le Volcan Interdit (The Forbidden Volcano) – Haroun Tazieff
The Really Big Family – Alex Grasshoff
The War Game – Peter Watkins

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)

Adolescence – Marin Karmitz, Vladimir Forgency
Cowboy – Michael Ahnemann, Gary Schlosser
The Odds Against – Lee R. Bobker, Helen Kristt Radin
Saint Matthew Passion – Mafilm Studio
A Year toward Tomorrow – Edmond A. Levy

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)

The Drag – Wolf Koenig, Robert Verrall
Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature – John Hubley, Faith Hubley
The Pink Blueprint – David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng

SHORT SUBJECT (Live Action)

Turkey the Bridge – Derek Williams
Wild Wings – Edgar Anstey
The Winning Strain – Leslie Winik

HONORARY AWARD

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

IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD

Robert Wise

JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARD

George Bagnall

SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Class II)

To MITCHELL CAMERA CORPORATION for the design and development of the Mitchell Mark II 35mm Portable Motion Picture Reflex Camera. [Camera]
To ARNOLD & RICHTER KG for the design and development of the Arriflex 35mm Portable Motion Picture Reflex Camera. [Camera]

SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Class III)

To PANAVISION, INCORPORATED, for the design of the Panatron Power Inverter and its application to motion picture camera operation. [Stage Operations]
To CARROLL KNUDSON for the production of a Composer’s Manual for Motion Picture Music Synchronization. [Editorial]
To RUBY RAKSIN for the production of a Composer’s Manual for Motion Picture Music Synchronization. [Editorial]

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