Academy Awards Wiki

Step in time! Mary Poppins

Step In Time sequence from Mary Poppins

Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady


Bob Hope returns to hosting duties at the Civic Auditorium in Hollywood. Audrey Hepburn was snubbed for Best Actress nomination for My Fair Lady because of the fact that she replaced Julie Andrews in that role and was dubbed by infamous soprano playback singer Marni Nixon. It had a lot of celebrities participating in the event including a performance by Judy Garland singing Cole Porter songs as a tribute to the recently late composer. William Tuttle was the only one to receive any honorary Oscars this year. He earned one for makeup work on 7 Faces of Dr. Lao. However, Pietro Vlahos, Ub Iwerks and Wadsworth E. Pohl earned a Scientific Technical Award for for the conception and perfection of techniques for Color Traveling Matte Composite Cinematography.


Casals Conducts: 1964 won Best Live Action Short

The Pink Phink won Best Animated Short

World Without Sun won Best Documentary Feature

Nine From Little Rock won Best Documentary Short

Italy won Best Foreign Language Film for their entry Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Night Of The Iguana won Best Black and White Costume Design

Goldfinger won Best Sound Effects

Becket won Best Adapted Screenplay

Father Goose won Best Original Screenplay

Topkapi won best Supporting Actor

Zorba The Greek won 3 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress, Best Black and White Art Direction and Best Black and White Cinematography

Mary Poppins won 5 Academy Awards for Best Actress, Best Original Score, Best Original Song (Chim Chim Cheeree), Best Film Editing and Best Special Effects

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My Fair Lady won 8 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Score Adaptation or Treatment, Best Sound Recording, Best Technicolor Art Direction, Best Technicolor Cinematography and Best Technicolor Costume Design