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German poster for best picture winner Marty


Marty was the first shortest movie to win the best picture prize. James Dean was first person in oscar history to earn a posthumous nomination. It also marked Grace Kelly's final appearance as well as Anna Magnini's first English speaking performance. Samurai, The Legend Of Musashi was given a special foreign language film oscar. The National Carbon Co. won the Scientific and Technical Award for the development and production of a high efficiency yellow flame carbon for motion picture color photography. 

Winners Synopsis[]

Speedy Gonzales won for Best Animated Short

Helen Keller In Her Story won for Best Documentary Feature

Men Against The Arctic won for Best Documentary Short

Survival City won for Best One-reel Live Action Short

The Face Of Lincoln won for Best Two-reel Live Action Short

The Bridges Of Toko-Ri won for Best Special Effects

I'll Cry Tomorrow won for Best Black And White Costume Design

To Catch A Thief won for Best Technicolor Cinematography

Love Me Or Leave Me won for Best Story

Interrupted Melody won for Best Original Screenplay

East Of Eden won for Best Supporting Actress

Mister Roberts won for Best Supporting Actor

Picnic won 2 Academy Awards for Best Technicolor Art Direction and Best Film Editing

Oklahoma won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Musical Score and Best Sound Recording

The Rose Tattoo won 3 Academy Awards for Best Actress, Best Black And White Art Direction, Best Black And White Cinematography

Love Is A Many Splendored Thing won its 3 Academy Awards Best Dramatic Or Comedy Score, Best Original Song (title song) and Best Technicolor Costume Design

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Marty won 4 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Adapted Screenplay