36th Academy Awards (1963): The Ceremony

Nominations Announcement | Ceremony Details | Presenters | Song Performances | Production Staff | Sci-Tech Awards

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Monday, February 24, 1964

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Monday, April 13, 1964, 7:00pm
Location: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica
Televised On: ABC
Host: Jack Lemmon
Length: 2 hours, 8 minutes


Sound Mixing: Steve McQueen
Sound Editing: Tuesday Weld
Visual Effects: Angie Dickinson
Animated Short Film: Shirley MacLaine
Live Action Short Film: Shirley MacLaine
Supporting Actor: Patty Duke
Film Editing: Sidney Poitier
Supporting Actress: Ed Begley
Documentary Short Subject: Debbie Reynolds
Documentary Feature: Debbie Reynolds
Costume Design: Donna Reed (NOTE: Both Black-and-White and Color awards presented together)
Foreign Language Film: Julie Andrews
Original Song: Shirley Jones
Cinematography: James Stewart (NOTE: Both Black-and-White and Color awards presented together)
Production Design: Anne Baxter, Fred MacMurray (NOTE: Both Black-and-White and Color awards presented together)
Music: Substantially Original Score: Sammy Davis Jr.
Music: Adaptation or Treatment Score: Sammy Davis Jr.
Irving G. Thalberg Award: Sam Spiegel: Arthur Freed
Writing: Adapted Screenplay: Edward G. Robinson
Writing: Original Screenplay: Edward G. Robinson
Directing: Rita Hayworth
Actor: Anne Bancroft
Actress: Gregory Peck
Picture: Frank Sinatra
Scientific & Technical Awards: (NOTE: No record of these awards being given out.)

Previous Acting & Directing Winners

The tradition of prior acting winners returning the subsequent year to present the opposite-gender category is a long one. Each year, we look to see whether the prior winners returned. There was an intermittent tradition where the prior directing winner returned as well, but this was a rare occurrence.

Actor – Gregory Peck: No
Actress – Anne Bancroft: No
Supporting Actor – Ed Begley: Yes
Supporting Actress – Patty Duke: Yes
Directing – David Lean: No

Song Performances

Call Me Irresponsible: Andy Williams
Charade: Andy Williams
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: James Darren
More: Katyna Renieri
So Little Time: Harve Presnell

Original Song Film Performers

Was the song performed at the Oscars by the same individuals who performed it in the film?

Call Me Irresponsible: No (Performed in the Film by: Jackie Gleason)
Charade: No (Performed in the Film by: Chorus)
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: No (Performed in the Film by: Chorus)
More: No (Performed in the Film by: (This song did not have lyrics in the film))
So Little Time: No (Performed in the Film by: Andy Williams)

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Hank Simms
Director: Richard Dunlap
Producer: George Sidney, Richard Dunlap (ABC)

Scientific & Technical Awards

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