36th Academy Awards (1963): Nominees and Winners

NOMINATIONS

AWARDS

10
9
8
7
6

5


4
3
Tom Jones
Cleopatra
How the West Was Won
Hud
The Cardinal
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2
Lilies of the Field
Love with the Proper Stranger
America America
Captain Newman, M.D.
Irma La Douce
4

3

2
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Cleopatra
Tom Jones
How the West Was Won
Hud
Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2
America America
Chagall
The Critic
Irma La Douce
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Lilies of the Field
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Papa’s Delicate Condition
Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with the World
The V.I.P.s
NOMINATION/WIN TALLY LEGEND
Best Picture winner
Best Picture nominee
Nominations are listed for all films receiving 3 or more

BEST PICTURE

America America – Elia Kazan
Cleopatra – Walter Wanger
How the West Was Won – Bernard Smith
Lilies of the Field – Ralph Nelson
Tom Jones – Tony Richardson

DIRECTING

America America – Elia Kazan
The Cardinal – Otto Preminger
Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2 – Federico Fellini
Hud – Martin Ritt
Tom Jones – Tony Richardson

ACTOR

Albert Finney – Tom Jones
Richard Harris – This Sporting Life
Rex Harrison – Cleopatra
Paul Newman – Hud
Sidney Poitier – Lilies of the Field

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

WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium)

Captain Newman, M.D. – Richard L. Breen, Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron
Hud – Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank, Jr.
Lilies of the Field – James Poe
Sundays and Cybele – Serge Bourguignon, Antoine Tudal
Tom Jones – John Osborne

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

America America – Elia Kazan
Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2 – Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi
The Four Days of Naples – Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Nanni Loy, Vasco Pratolini, Carlo Bernari
How the West Was Won – James R. Webb
Love with the Proper Stranger – Arnold Schulman

MUSIC (Song)

“Call Me Irresponsible” – Papa’s Delicate Condition – Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Charade” – Charade – Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” – It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – Music by Ernest Gold; Lyrics by Mack David
“So Little Time” – 55 Days at Peking – Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
“More” – Mondo Cane – Music by Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero; Lyrics by Norman Newell

MUSIC (Music Score–substantially original)

Cleopatra – Alex North
55 Days at Peking – Dimitri Tiomkin
How the West Was Won – Alfred Newman, Ken Darby
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – Ernest Gold
Tom Jones – John Addison

MUSIC (Scoring of Music–adaptation or treatment)

Bye Bye Birdie – John Green
Irma La Douce – Andre Previn
A New Kind of Love – Leith Stevens
Sundays and Cybele – Maurice Jarre
The Sword in the Stone – George Bruns

FILM EDITING

The Cardinal – Louis R. Loeffler
Cleopatra – Dorothy Spencer
The Great Escape – Ferris Webster
How the West Was Won – Harold F. Kress
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – Frederic Knudtson, Robert C. Jones, Gene Fowler, Jr.

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White)

The Balcony – George Folsey
The Caretakers – Lucien Ballard
Hud – James Wong Howe
Lilies of the Field – Ernest Haller
Love with the Proper Stranger – Milton Krasner

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color)

The Cardinal – Leon Shamroy
Cleopatra – Leon Shamroy
How the West Was Won – William H. Daniels, Milton Krasner, Charles Lang, Jr., Joseph LaShelle
Irma La Douce – Joseph LaShelle
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – Ernest Laszlo

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)

America America – Gene Callahan
Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2 – Piero Gherardi
HudArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Tambi Larsen; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Robert Benton
Love with the Proper StrangerArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Grace Gregory
Twilight of HonorArt Direction: George W. Davis, Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Hugh Hunt

ART DIRECTION (Color)

The CardinalArt Direction: Lyle Wheeler; Set Decoration: Gene Callahan
CleopatraArt Direction: John DeCuir, Jack Martin Smith, Hilyard Brown, Herman Blumenthal, Elven Webb, Maurice Pelling, Boris Juraga; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox, Ray Moyer
Come Blow Your HornArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, James Payne
How the West Was WonArt Direction: George W. Davis, William Ferrari, Addison Hehr; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Don Greenwood, Jr., Jack Mills
Tom JonesArt Direction: Ralph Brinton, Ted Marshall, Jocelyn Herbert; Set Decoration: Josie MacAvin

COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White)

Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2 – Piero Gherardi
Love with the Proper Stranger – Edith Head
The Stripper – Travilla
Toys in the Attic – Bill Thomas
Wives and Lovers – Edith Head

COSTUME DESIGN (Color)

The Cardinal – Donald Brooks
Cleopatra – Irene Sharaff, Vittorio Nino Novarese, Renie
How the West Was Won – Walter Plunkett
The Leopard – Piero Tosi
A New Kind of Love – Edith Head

SOUND

Bye Bye Birdie – Columbia Studio Sound Department, Charles Rice, Sound Director
Captain Newman, M.D. – Universal City Studio Sound Department, Waldon O. Watson, Sound Director
Cleopatra – 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, James P. Corcoran, Sound Director; Todd-AO Sound Department, Fred Hynes, Sound Director
How the West Was Won – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Franklin E. Milton, Sound Director
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon E. Sawyer, Sound Director

SOUND EFFECTS

A Gathering of Eagles – Robert L. Bratton
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – Walter G. Elliott

SPECIAL EFFECTS

The Birds – Ub Iwerks
Cleopatra – Emil Kosa, Jr.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2 – Italy
Knife in the Water – Poland
Los Tarantos – Spain
The Red Lanterns – Greece
Twin Sisters of Kyoto – Japan

DOCUMENTARY (Feature)

Le Maillon et la Chaine (The Link and the Chain) – Paul de Roubaix
Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with the World – Robert Hughes
Terminus – Edgar Anstey [1]
The Yanks Are Coming – Marshall Flaum

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)

Chagall – Simon Schiffrin
The Five Cities of June – George Stevens, Jr.
The Spirit of America – Algernon G. Walker
Thirty Million Letters – Edgar Anstey
To Live Again – Mel London

SHORT SUBJECT (Cartoon)

Automania 2000 – John Halas
The Critic – Ernest Pintoff
The Game (Igra) – Dusan Vukotic
My Financial Career – Colin Low, Tom Daly
Pianissimo – Carmen D’Avino

SHORT SUBJECT (Live Action)

The Concert – Ezra Baker
Home-Made Car – James Hill
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge – Paul de Roubaix, Marcel Ichac
Six-Sided Triangle – Christopher Miles
That’s Me – Walker Stuart

IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD

Sam Spiegel

SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Class III)

To DOUGLAS G. SHEARER and A. ARNOLD GILLESPIE of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios for the engineering of an improved Background Process Projection System. [Special Photographic]

ACADEMY NOTES

  1. [NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. After the nominations were announced, it was discovered that this film was first released prior to the eligibility period, and the nomination was withdrawn.]

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