39th Academy Awards (1966): The Ceremony

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

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Monday, February 20, 1967

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Monday, April 10, 1967, 7:00pm
Location: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica
Televised On: ABC
Host: Bob Hope
Length: 2 hours, 31 minutes


President’s Welcoming Remarks: Arthur Freed
Sound Mixing: Dean Jones, Raquel Welch
Supporting Actor: Shelley Winters
Cinematography: Ann-Margret, Omar Sharif (NOTE: Both Black-and-White and Color awards presented together)
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: George Bagnall: Irene Dunne
Animated Short Film: Olivia de Havilland
Live Action Short Film: Olivia de Havilland
Sound Editing: Diahann Carroll
Documentary Short Subject: Barbara Rush, Richard Harris
Documentary Feature: Barbara Rush, Richard Harris
Visual Effects: Fred MacMurray
Costume Design: Candice Bergen, Robert Mitchum (NOTE: Both Black-and-White and Color awards presented together)
Supporting Actress: Sidney Poitier
Honorary Award: Y. Frank Freeman: Jack Valenti
Film Editing: James Stewart, Lee Remick
Honorary Award: Yakima Canutt: Charlton Heston
Foreign Language Film: Patricia Neal
Production Design: Rock Hudson, Vanessa Redgrave (NOTE: Both Black-and-White and Color awards presented together)
Writing: Adapted Screenplay: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
Writing: Original Screenplay: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
Irving G. Thalberg Award: Robert Wise: Arthur Freed
Music: Original Score: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore
Music: Adaptation or Treatment Score: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore
Original Song: Dean Martin
Directing: Rosalind Russell
Actor: Julie Christie
Actress: Lee Marvin
Picture: Audrey Hepburn
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 – Lee Marvin: Yes
Actress – Julie Christie: Yes
Supporting Actor – Martin Balsam: No
Supporting Actress – Shelley Winters: Yes
Directing – Robert Wise: No

Song Performances

Alfie: Dionne Warwick
Born Free: Roger Williams and the Young Americans
Georgy Girl: Mitzi Gaynor, The Ernie Flatt Dancers
My Wishing Doll: Jackie DeShannon
A Time for Love: John Davidson

Original Song Film Performers

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

Alfie: No (Performed in the Film by: Cilla Black, Cher)
Born Free: No (Performed in the Film by: Matt Monro)
Georgy Girl: No (Performed in the Film by: The Seekers (Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley))
My Wishing Doll: No (Performed in the Film by: (This song did not have lyrics in the film))
A Time for Love: No (Performed in the Film by: Janet Leigh (dubbed by Jackie Ward), Jackie Ward (dubbing for Janet Leigh))

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Hank Simms
Conductor / Musical Arranger: Johnny Green
Director: Richard Dunlap
Producer: Joe Pasternak, Richard Dunlap (ABC)
Writer: Art Baer, Dick Chevillat, Dick Conway, Richard Dunlap, Fred S. Fox, Phil Hahn, Jack Hanrahan, Seaman Jacobs, Ben Joelson, Hal Kanter, Ray Singer, Charles Stewart
Writer (Special Material): Roland MacLane, Jack Mendelsohn
Production Design: Hal Pereira

Scientific & Technical Awards

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