The Academy Awards

Season 36 Episode 1

The 36th Annual Academy Awards

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Apr 13, 1964 on ABC

Episode Recap

• Albert Finney -- Tom Jones ("Tom Jones")
• Richard Harris -- This Sporting Life ("Frank Machin")
• Rex Harrison -- Cleopatra ("Julius Caesar")
• Paul Newman -- Hud ("Hud Bannon")
Sidney Poitier -- Lilies of the Field ("Homer Smith")

• Nick Adams -- Twilight of Honor ("Ben Brown")
• Bobby Darin -- Captain Newman, M.D. ("Corp. Jim Tompkins")
Melvyn Douglas -- Hud ("Homer Bannon")
• Hugh Griffith -- Tom Jones ("Squire Western")
• John Huston -- The Cardinal ("Cardinal Glennon")

• Leslie Caron -- The L-Shaped Room ("Jane")
• Shirley MacLaine -- Irma La Douce ("Irma La Douce")
Patricia Neal -- Hud ("Alma")
• Rachel Roberts -- This Sporting Life ("Mrs. Hammond")
• Natalie Wood -- Love with the Proper Stranger ("Angie")

• Diane Cilento -- Tom Jones ("Molly")
• Dame Edith Evans -- Tom Jones ("Miss Western")
• Joyce Redman -- Tom Jones ("Mrs. Waters")
Margaret Rutherford -- The V.I.P.s ("Duchess of Brighton")
• Lilia Skala -- Lilies of the Field ("Mother Maria")

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White)
America America -- Gene Callahan
Federico Fellini's 8-1/2 -- Piero Gherardi
Hud -- Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Tambi Larsen; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Robert Benton
Love with the Proper Stranger -- Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Grace Gregory
Twilight of Honor -- Art Direction: George W. Davis, Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Hugh Hunt

The Cardinal -- Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler; Set Decoration: Gene Callahan
Cleopatra -- Art 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 Horn -- Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, James Payne
How the West Was Won -- Art Direction: George W. Davis, William Ferrari, Addison Hehr; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Don Greenwood, Jr., Jack Mills
Tom Jones -- Art Direction: Ralph Brinton, Ted Marshall, Jocelyn Herbert; Set Decoration: Josie MacAvin

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

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

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

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

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

Le Maillon et la Chaine (The Link and the Chain) -- Paul de Roubaix, Producer
Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel with the World -- Robert Hughes, Producer
Terminus -- Edgar Anstey, Producer
The Yanks Are Coming -- Marshall Flaum, Producer

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
Chagall -- Simon Schiffrin, Producer
The Five Cities of June -- George Stevens, Jr., Producer
The Spirit of America -- Algernon G. Walker, Producer
Thirty Million Letters -- Edgar Anstey, Producer
To Live Again -- Mel London, Producer

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.

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

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

MUSIC (Song)
"Call Me Irresponsible" from Papa's Delicate Condition -- Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
• "Charade" from Charade -- Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
• "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" from It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World -- Music by Ernest Gold; Lyrics by Mack David
• "More" from Mondo Cane -- Music by Riz Ortolani and Nino Oliviero; Lyrics by Norman Newell
• "So Little Time" from 55 Days at Peking -- Music by Dimitri Tiomkin; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

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

Automania 2000 -- John Halas, Producer
The Critic -- Ernest Pintoff, Producer
The Game (Igra) -- Dusan Vukotic, Producer
My Financial Career -- Colin Low and Tom Daly, Producers
Pianissimo -- Carmen D'Avino, Producer

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

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; and 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

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

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

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 -- Story by Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Nanni Loy, Vasco Pratolini; Screenplay by Carlo Bernari, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Nanni Loy
How the West Was Won -- James R. Webb
Love with the Proper Stranger -- Arnold Schulman

Sam Spiegel

• 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]