February 27, 1941
Biltmore Hotel
Hosted by Bob Hope


“All This, and Heaven Too”
“Foreign Correspondent”
“The Grapes of Wrath”
“The Great Dictator”
“Kitty Foyle”
“The Letter”
“The Long Voyage Home”
“Our Town”
“The Philadelphia Story”


Charlie Chaplin – “The Great Dictator”
Henry Fonda – “The Grapes of Wrath”
Raymond Massey – “Abe Lincoln in Illinois”
Laurence Olivier – “Rebecca”
James Stewart – “The Philadelphia Story”


Bette Davis – “The Letter”
Joan Fontaine – “Rebecca”
Katharine Hepburn – “The Philadelphia Story”
Ginger Rogers – “Kitty Foyle”
Martha Scott – “Our Town”


Albert Bassermann – “Foreign Correspondent”
Walter Brennan – “The Westerner”
William Gargan – “They Knew What They Wanted”
Jack Oakie – “The Great Dictator”
James Stephenson – “The Letter”


Judith Anderson – “Rebecca”
Jane Darwell – “The Grapes of Wrath”
Ruth Hussey – “The Philadelphia Story”
Barbara O’Neil – “All This, and Heaven Too”
Marjorie Rambeau – “Primrose Path”


“Arise, My Love” – Hans Dreier and Robert Usher
“Arizona” – Lionel Banks and Robert Peterson
“The Boys from Syracuse” – John Otterson
“Dark Command” – John Victor Mackay
“Foreign Correspondent” – Alexander Golitzen
“Lillian Russell” – Richard Day and Joseph C. Wright
“My Favorite Wife” – Van Nest Polglase and Mark-Lee Kirk
“The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex” – Anton Grot
“My Son, My Son!” – John DuCasse Schulze
“Our Town” – Lewis J. Rachmil
“Pride and Prejudice” – Cedric Gibbons and Paul Groesse
“Rebecca” – Lyle R. Wheeler
“The Sea Hawk” – Anton Grot


“Bitter Sweet” – Cedric Gibbons and John S. Detlie
“Down Argentine Way” – Richard Day and Joseph C. Wright
“North West Mounted Police” – Hans Dreier and Roland Anderson
“The Thief of Bagdad” – Vincent Korda


“Abe Lincoln in Illinois” – James Wong Howe
“All This, and Heaven Too” – Ernest Haller
“Arise, My Love” – Charles Lang
“Boom Town” – Harold Rosson
“Foreign Correspondent” – Rudolph Maté
“The Letter” – Tony Gaudio
“The Long Voyage Home” – Gregg Toland
“Rebecca” – George Barnes
“Spring Parade” – Joseph Valentine
“Waterloo Bridge” – Joseph Ruttenberg


“Bitter Sweet” – Oliver T. Marsh and Allen Davey
“The Blue Bird” – Arthur C. Miller and Ray Rennahan
“Down Argentine Way” – Leon Shamroy and Ray Rennahan
“North West Mounted Police” – Victor Milner and W. Howard Greene
“Northwest Passage” – Sidney Wagner and William V. Skall
“The Thief of Bagdad” – Georges Périnal


George Cukor – “The Philadelphia Story”
John Ford – “The Grapes of Wrath”
Alfred Hitchcock – “Rebecca”
Sam Wood – “Kitty Foyle”
William Wyler – “The Letter”


“The Grapes of Wrath” – Robert L. Simpson
“The Letter” – Warren Low
“The Long Voyage Home” – Sherman Todd
“North West Mounted Police” – Anne Bauchens
“Rebecca” – Hal C. Kern


“The Milky Way” – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
“Puss Gets the Boot” – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
“A Wild Hare” – Leon Schlesinger and Warner Bros.


“London Can Take It!” – Warner Bros.
“More About Nostradamus” – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
“Quicker’n a Wink” – Pete Smith and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
“Siege” – RKO Radio


“Eyes of the Navy” – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
“Service with the Colors” – Warner Bros.
“Teddy, the Rough Rider” – Warner Bros.


“Arizona” – Victor Young
“Dark Command” – Victor Young
“The Fight for Life” – Louis Gruenberg
“The Great Dictator” – Meredith Willson
“The House of the Seven Gables” – Frank Skinner
“The Howards of Virginia” – Richard Hageman
“The Letter” – Max Steiner
“The Long Voyage Home” – Richard Hageman
“The Mark of Zorro” – Alfred Newman
“My Favorite Wife” – Roy Webb
“North West Mounted Police” – Victor Young
“One Million B.C.” – Werner R. Heymann
“Our Town” – Aaron Copland
“Pinocchio” – Leigh Harline, Paul Smith and Ned Washington
“Rebecca” – Franz Waxman
“The Thief of Bagdad” – Miklós Rózsa
“Waterloo Bridge” – Herbert Stothart


“Arise, My Love” – Victor Young
“Hit Parade of 1941” – Cy Feuer
“Irene” – Anthony Collins
“Our Town” – Aaron Copland
“The Sea Hawk” – Erich Wolfgang Korngold
“Second Chorus” – Artie Shaw
“Spring Parade” – Charles Previn
“Strike Up the Band” – Georgie Stoll and Roger Edens
“Tin Pan Alley” – Alfred Newman


“Down Argentine Way” from “Down Argentine Way”
Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Who Am I?” from “Hit Parade of 1941”
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Walter Bullock
“It’s a Blue World” from “Music in My Heart”
Music and Lyrics by Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
“When You Wish Upon a Star” from “Pinocchio”
Music by Leigh Harline; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Only Forever” from “Rhythm on the River”
Music by James V. Monaco; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“Love of My Life” from “Second Chorus”
Music by Artie Shaw; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Waltzing in the Clouds” from “Spring Parade”
Music by Robert Stolz; Lyrics by Gus Kahn
“Our Love Affair” from “Strike Up the Band”
Music and Lyrics by Roger Edens and Arthur Freed
“I’d Know You Anywhere” from “You’ll Find Out”
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer


“Behind the News” – Charles L. Lootens
“Captain Caution” – Elmer Raguse
“The Grapes of Wrath” – E. H. Hansen
“The Howards of Virginia” – Jack Whitney
“Kitty Foyle” – John O. Aalberg
“North West Mounted Police” – Loren L. Ryder
“Our Town” – Thomas T. Moulton
“The Sea Hawk” – Nathan Levinson
“Spring Parade” – Bernard B. Brown
“Strike Up the Band” – Douglas Shearer
“Too Many Husbands” – John P. Livadary


“The Blue Bird”
Photographic Effects: Fred Sersen; Sound Effects: Edmund H. Hansen
“Boom Town”
Photographic Effects: A. Arnold Gillespie; Sound Effects: Douglas Shearer
“The Boys from Syracuse”
Photographic Effects: John P. Fulton; Sound Effects: Bernard B. Brown and Joe Lapis
“Dr. Cyclops”
Photographic Effects: Farciot Edouart and Gordon Jennings
“Foreign Correspondent”
Photographic Effects: Paul Eagler; Sound Effects: Thomas T. Moulton
“The Invisible Man Returns”
Photographic Effects: John P. Fulton; Sound Effects: Bernard B. Brown and William Hedgcock
“The Long Voyage Home”
Photographic Effects: R. T. Layton and Ray Binger; Sound Effects: Thomas T. Moulton
“One Million B.C.”
Photographic Effects: Roy Seawright; Sound Effects: Elmer A. Raguse
Photographic Effects: Jack Cosgrove; Sound Effects: Arthur Johns
“The Sea Hawk”
Photographic Effects: Byron Haskin; Sound Effects: Nathan Levinson
“Swiss Family Robinson”
Photographic Effects: Vernon L. Walker; Sound Effects: John O. Aalberg
“The Thief of Bagdad”
Photographic Effects: Lawrence W. Butler; Sound Effects: Jack Whitney
Photographic Effects: Farciot Edouart and Gordon Jennings; Sound Effects: Loren L. Ryder
“Women in War”
Photographic Effects: Howard J. Lydecker, William Bradford and Ellis J. Thackery; Sound Effects: Herbert Norsch


“The Grapes of Wrath” – Nunnally Johnson
“Kitty Foyle” – Dalton Trumbo
“The Long Voyage Home” – Dudley Nichols
“The Philadelphia Story” – Donald Ogden Stewart
“Rebecca” – Robert E. Sherwood and Joan Harrison


“Angels Over Broadway” – Ben Hecht
“Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet” – Norman Burnstine, Heinz Herald, and John Huston
“Foreign Correspondent” – Charles Bennett and Joan Harrison
“The Great Dictator” – Charlie Chaplin
“The Great McGinty” – Preston Sturges


“Arise, My Love” – Benjamin Glazer and John S. Toldy
“Comrade X” – Walter Reisch
“Edison, the Man” – Hugo Butler and Dore Schary
“My Favorite Wife” – Leo McCarey, Samuel Spewack, and Bella Spewack
“The Westerner” – Stuart N. Lake


Bob Hope
“in recognition of his unselfish services to the Motion Picture Industry”


Colonel Nathan Levinson
“for his outstanding service to the industry and the Army during the past nine years, which has made possible the present efficient mobilization of the motion picture industry facilities for the production of Army Training Films”
  1. “Abe Lincoln in Illinois”
  2. “All This, and Heaven Too”
  3. “Angels Over Broadway”
  4. “Arise, My Love”
  5. “Arizona”
  6. “Behind the News”
  7. “Bitter Sweet”
  8. “The Blue Bird”
  9. “Boom Town”
  10. “The Boys from Syracuse”
  11. “Captain Caution”
  12. “Comrade X”
  13. “Dark Command”
  14. “Down Argentine Way”
  15. “Dr. Cyclops”
  16. “Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet”
  17. “Edison, the Man”
  18. “The Fight for Life”
  19. “Foreign Correspondent”
  20. “The Grapes of Wrath”
  21. “The Great Dictator”
  22. “The Great McGinty”
  23. “Hit Parade of 1941”
  24. “The House of the Seven Gables”
  25. “The Howards of Virginia”
  26. “The Invisible Man Returns”
  27. “Irene”
  28. “Kitty Foyle”
  29. “The Letter”
  30. “Lillian Russell”
  31. “The Long Voyage Home”
  32. “The Mark of Zorro”
  33. “Music in My Heart”
  34. “My Favorite Wife”
  35. “My Son, My Son!”
  36. “North West Mounted Police”
  37. “Northwest Passage”
  38. “One Million B.C.”
  39. “Our Town”
  40. “The Philadelphia Story”
  41. “Pinocchio”
  42. “Pride and Prejudice”
  43. “Primrose Path”
  44. “Rebecca”
  45. “Rhythm on the River”
  46. “The Sea Hawk”
  47. “Second Chorus”
  48. “Spring Parade”
  49. “Strike Up the Band”
  50. “Swiss Family Robinson”
  51. “They Knew What They Wanted”
  52. “The Thief of Bagdad”
  53. “Tin Pan Alley”
  54. “Too Many Husbands”
  55. “Typhoon”
  56. “Waterloo Bridge”
  57. “The Westerner”
  58. “Women in War”
  59. “You’ll Find Out”
  1. “Eyes of the Navy”
  2. “London Can Take It!”
  3. “The Milky Way”
  4. “More About Nostradamus”
  5. “Puss Gets the Boot”
  6. “Quicker’n a Wink”
  7. “Service with the Colors”
  8. “Siege”
  9. “Teddy, the Rough Rider”
  10. “A Wild Hare”