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23rd Academy Awards Oscar winners 1951 Louis Mayer Helen Hayes and others

coverage of the ceremony

George Sanders with his Oscar that he won for his performance in All About Eve


Fred Astaire hosts the ceremony at the Pantages. All About Eve recieved the most nominations of the year with 14 noms. The French/Italian crossover movie The Walls Of Malapaga recieved a Special Foreign Language Film Award. Darryl F. Zanuck recieves his 3rd Irving G Thalberg award. And 2 Honorary Oscars were given: to Louis B. Mayer and George Murphy for their services and/or interpretation to the movie industry to the country.

Winners Synopsis[]

Gerald McBoing Boing won for Best Animated Short

The Titan: Story Of Michelangelo won for Best Documentary Feature

Why Korea? won for Best Documentary Short

Grandad Of Races won for Best One reel Live Action Short

In Beaver Valley won for Best Two reel Live Action Short

Destination Moon won for Best Special Effects

The Third Man won for Best Black and White Cinematography

Captain Carey USA won for Best Original Song (Mona Lisa)

Annie Get Your Gun won for Best Musical Score

Panic In The Streets won for Best Story

Harvey won for Best Supporting Actress

Born Yesterday won for Best Actress

Cyrano de Bergerac won for Best Actor (its sole nomination)

King Solomon's Mines won 2 Academy Awards for Best Technicolor Cinematography and Best Film Editing

Samson and Delilah won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Technicolor Art Direction and Best Technicolor Costume Design

Sunset Boulevard won 3 Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay, Best Dramatic/Comedy Score and Best Black and White Art Direction 

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All About Eve won 6 Academy Awards for Best Motion Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Sound Recording and Best Black and White Costume Design