March 4, 1943
The Ambassador Hotel
Hosted by Bob Hope


“49th Parallel”
“Kings Row”
“The Magnificent Ambersons”
“Mrs. Miniver”
“The Pied Piper”
“The Pride of the Yankees”
“Random Harvest”
“The Talk of the Town”
“Wake Island”
“Yankee Doodle Dandy”


Michael Curtiz – “Yankee Doodle Dandy”
John Farrow – “Wake Island”
Mervyn LeRoy – “Random Harvest”
Sam Wood – “Kings Row”
William Wyler – “Mrs. Miniver”


James Cagney – “Yankee Doodle Dandy”
Ronald Colman – “Random Harvest”
Gary Cooper – “The Pride of the Yankees”
Walter Pidgeon – “Mrs. Miniver”
Monty Woolley – “The Pied Piper”


Bette Davis – “Now, Voyager”
Greer Garson – “Mrs. Miniver”
Katharine Hepburn – “Woman of the Year”
Rosalind Russell – “My Sister Eileen”
Teresa Wright – “The Pride of the Yankees”


William Bendix – “Wake Island”
Van Heflin – “Johnny Eager”
Walter Huston – “Yankee Doodle Dandy”
Frank Morgan – “Tortilla Flat”
Henry Travers – “Mrs. Miniver”


Gladys Cooper – “Now, Voyager”
Agnes Moorehead – “The Magnificent Ambersons”
Susan Peters – “Random Harvest”
Dame May Whitty – “Mrs. Miniver”
Teresa Wright – “Mrs. Miniver”


“George Washington Slept Here”
Art Direction: Max Parker and Mark-Lee Kirk; Interior Decoration: Casey Roberts
“The Magnificent Ambersons”
Art Direction: Albert S. D’Agostino; Interior Decoration: Al Fields and Darrell Silvera
“The Pride of the Yankees”
Art Direction: Perry Ferguson; Interior Decoration: Howard Bristol
“Random Harvest”
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis and Jack D. Moore
“The Shanghai Gesture”
Art Direction and Interior Decoration: Boris Leven
“Silver Queen”
Art Direction: Ralph Berger; Interior Decoration: Emile Kuri
“The Spoilers”
Art Direction: Jack Otterson and John B. Goodman; Interior Decoration: Russell A. Gausman and Edward R. Robinson
“Take a Letter, Darling”
Art Direction: Hans Dreier and Roland Anderson; Interior Decoration: Samuel M. Comer
“The Talk of the Town”
Art Direction: Lionel Banks and Rudolph Sternad; Interior Decoration: Fay Babcock
“This Above All”
Art Direction: Richard Day and Joseph C. Wright; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little


“Arabian Nights”
Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen and Jack Otterson; Interior Decoration: Russell A. Gausman and Ira S. Webb
“Captains of the Clouds”
Art Direction: Ted Smith; Interior Decoration: Casey Roberts
“Jungle Book”
Art Direction: Vincent Korda; Interior Decoration: Julia Heron
“My Gal Sal”
Art Direction: Richard Day and Joseph C. Wright; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little
“Reap the Wild Wind”
Art Direction: Hans Dreier and Roland Anderson; Interior Decoration: George Sawley


“Kings Row” – James Wong Howe
“The Magnificent Ambersons” – Stanley Cortez
“Moontide” – Charles G. Clarke
“Mrs. Miniver” – Joseph Ruttenberg
“The Pied Piper” – Edward Cronjager
“The Pride of the Yankees” – Rudolph Maté
“Take a Letter, Darling” – John J. Mescall
“The Talk of the Town” – Ted Tetzlaff
“Ten Gentlemen from West Point” – Leon Shamroy
“This Above All” – Arthur C. Miller


“Arabian Nights” – Milton Krasner, William V. Skall, and W. Howard Greene
“The Black Swan” – Leon Shamroy
“Captains of the Clouds” – Sol Polito
“Jungle Book” – W. Howard Greene
“Reap the Wild Wind” – Victor Milner and William V. Skall
“To the Shores of Tripoli” – Edward Cronjager and William V. Skall


“Africa, Prelude to Victory” – The March of Time
“The Battle of Midway” – United States Navy
“Combat Report” – United States Army Signal Corps
“Conquer by the Clock” – Frederic Ullman Jr.
“The Grain That Built a Hemisphere” – Walt Disney
“Henry Browne, Farmer” – United States Department of Agriculture
“High Over the Borders” – National Film Board of Canada
“High Stakes in the East” – The Netherlands Information Bureau
“Inside Fighting China” – National Film Board of Canada
“It’s Everybody’s War” – United States Office of War Information
“Kokoda Front Line!” – Australian News and Information Bureau
“Listen to Britain” – British Ministry of Information
“Little Belgium” – Belgian Ministry of Information
“Little Isles of Freedom” – Victor Stoloff and Edgar Loew
“Moscow Strikes Back” – Artkino
“Mr. Blabbermouth!” – United States Office of War Information
“Mr. Gardenia Jones” – United States Office of War Information
“The New Spirit” – Walt Disney
“Prelude to War” – United States Army Special Services
“The Price of Victory” – William H. Pine
“A Ship Is Born” – United States Merchant Marine
“Twenty-One Miles” – British Ministry of Information
“We Refuse to Die” – William C. Thomas
“White Eagle” – Concanen Films
“Winning Your Wings” – United States Army Air Force


“Mrs. Miniver” – Harold F. Kress
“The Pride of the Yankees” – Daniel Mandell
“The Talk of the Town” – Otto Meyer
“This Above All” – Walter A. Thompson
“Yankee Doodle Dandy” – George Amy


“All Out for V” – Paul Terry
“Blitz Wolf” – Fred Quimby
“Der Fuehrer’s Face” – Walt Disney
“Juke Box Jamboree” – Walter Lantz
“Pigs in a Polka” – Leon Schlesinger
“Tulips Shall Grow” – George Pal


“Desert Wonderland” – 20th Century Fox
“Marines in the Making” – Pete Smith
“Speaking of Animals and Their Families” – Paramount
“United States Marine Band” – Warner Bros.


“Beyond the Line of Duty” – Warner Bros.
“Don’t Talk” – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
“Private Smith of the U.S.A.” – RKO Radio

Scoring of a Dramatic or comedy Picture

“Arabian Nights” – Frank Skinner
“Bambi” – Frank Churchill and Edward H. Plumb
“The Black Swan” – Alfred Newman
“The Corsican Brothers” – Dimitri Tiomkin
“Flying Tigers” – Victor Young
“The Gold Rush” – Max Terr
“I Married a Witch” – Roy Webb
“Joan of Paris” – Roy Webb
“Jungle Book” – Miklós Rózsa
“Klondike Fury” – Edward J. Kay
“Now, Voyager” – Max Steiner
“The Pride of the Yankees” – Leigh Harline
“Random Harvest” – Herbert Stothart
“The Shanghai Gesture” – Richard Hageman
“Silver Queen” – Victor Young
“Take a Letter, Darling” – Victor Young
“The Talk of the Town” – Frederick Hollander and Morris Stoloff
“To Be or Not to Be” – Werner R. Heymann

Scoring of a Musical Picture

“Flying with Music” – Edward Ward
“For Me and My Gal” – Roger Edens and Georgie Stoll
“Holiday Inn” – Robert E. Dolan
“It Started with Eve” – Charles Previn and Hans J. Salter
“Johnny Doughboy” – Walter Scharf
“My Gal Sal” – Alfred Newman
“Yankee Doodle Dandy” – Ray Heindorf and Heinz Roemheld
“You Were Never Lovelier” – Leigh Harline


“Always in My Heart” from “Always in My Heart”
Music by Ernesto Lecuona; Lyrics by Kim Gannon
“How About You?” from “Babes on Broadway”
Music by Burton Lane; Lyrics by Ralph Freed
“Love Is a Song” from “Bambi”
Music by Frank Churchill; Lyrics by Larry Morey
“Pennies for Peppino” from “Flying with Music”
Music by Edward Ward; Lyrics by Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
“Pig Foot Pete” from “Hellzapoppin'”
Music by Gene de Paul; Lyrics by Don Raye
“White Christmas” from “Holiday Inn”
Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
“There’s a Breeze on Lake Louise” from “The Mayor of 44th Street”
Music by Harry Revel; Lyrics by Mort Greene
“I’ve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo” from “Orchestra Wives”
Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“I’ve Heard That Song Before” from “Youth on Parade”
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Dearly Beloved” from “You Were Never Lovelier”
Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer


“Arabian Nights” – Bernard B. Brown
“Bambi” – Sam Slyfield
“Flying Tigers” – Daniel J. Bloomberg
“Friendly Enemies” – Jack Whitney
“The Gold Rush” – James L. Fields
“Mrs. Miniver” – Douglas Shearer
“Once Upon a Honeymoon” – Stephen Dunn
“The Pride of the Yankees” – Thomas T. Moulton
“Road to Morocco” – Loren L. Ryder
“This Above All” – E. H. Hansen
“Yankee Doodle Dandy” – Nathan Levinson
“You Were Never Lovelier” – John P. Livadary


“The Black Swan”
Photographic Effects: Fred Sersen; Sound Effects: Roger Heman, Sr. and George Leverett
“Desperate Journey”
Photographic Effects: Byron Haskin; Sound Effects: Nathan Levinson
“Flying Tigers”
Photographic Effects: Howard Lydecker; Sound Effects: Daniel J. Bloomberg
“Invisible Agent”
Photographic Effects: John P. Fulton; Sound Effects: Bernard B. Brown
“Jungle Book”
Photographic Effects: Lawrence W. Butler; Sound Effects: William H. Wilmarth
“Mrs. Miniver”
Photographic Effects: A. Arnold Gillespie and Warren Newcombe; Sound Effects: Douglas Shearer
“The Navy Comes Through”
Photographic Effects: Vernon L. Walker; Sound Effects: James G. Stewart
“One of Our Aircraft Is Missing”
Photographic Effects: Ronald Neame; Sound Effects: C. C. Stevens
“The Pride of the Yankees”
Photographic Effects: Jack Cosgrove and Ray Binger; Sound Effects: Thomas T. Moulton
“Reap the Wild Wind”
Photographic Effects: Farciot Edouart, Gordon Jennings and William Pereira; Sound Effects: Louis Mesenkop


“49th Parallel” – Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger
“Mrs. Miniver” – George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West, and Arthur Wimperis
“The Pride of the Yankees” – Herman J. Mankiewicz and Jo Swerling
“Random Harvest” – George Froeschel, Claudine West, and Arthur Wimperis
“The Talk of the Town” – Sidney Buchman and Irwin Shaw


“One of Our Aircraft Is Missing” – Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
“Road to Morocco” – Frank Butler and Don Hartman
“Wake Island” – W. R. Burnett and Frank Butler
“The War Against Mrs. Hadley” – George Oppenheimer
“Woman of the Year” – Michael Kanin and Ring Lardner Jr.


“49th Parallel” – Emeric Pressburger
“Holiday Inn” – Irving Berlin
“The Pride of the Yankees” – Paul Gallico
“The Talk of the Town” – Sidney Harmon
“Yankee Doodle Dandy” – Robert Buckner


Charles Boyer
“for his progressive cultural achievement in establishing the French Research Foundation in Los Angeles as a source of reference for the Hollywood Motion Picture Industry”


Noël Coward
“for his outstanding production achievement in In Which We Serve”


“for its achievement in representing the American Way of Life in the production of the Andy Hardy series of films”

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Sidney Franklin
  1. “49th Parallel”
  2. “Always in My Heart”
  3. “Arabian Nights”
  4. “Babes on Broadway”
  5. “Bambi”
  6. “The Black Swan”
  7. “Captains of the Clouds”
  8. “The Corsican Brothers”
  9. “Desperate Journey”
  10. “Flying Tigers”
  11. “Flying with Music”
  12. “For Me and My Gal”
  13. “Friendly Enemies”
  14. “George Washington Slept Here”
  15. “The Gold Rush”
  16. “Hellzapoppin'”
  17. “Holiday Inn”
  18. “I Married a Witch”
  19. “Invisible Agent”
  20. “It Started with Eve”
  21. “Joan of Paris”
  22. “Johnny Doughboy”
  23. “Johnny Eager”
  24. “Jungle Book”
  25. “Kings Row”
  26. “Klondike Fury”
  27. “The Magnificent Ambersons”
  28. “The Mayor of 44th Street”
  29. “Moontide”
  30. “Mrs. Miniver”
  31. “My Gal Sal”
  32. “My Sister Eileen”
  33. “The Navy Comes Through”
  34. “Now, Voyager”
  35. “One of Our Aircraft Is Missing”
  36. “Once Upon a Honeymoon”
  37. “Orchestra Wives”
  38. “The Pied Piper”
  39. “The Pride of the Yankees”
  40. “Random Harvest”
  41. “Reap the Wild Wind”
  42. “Road to Morocco”
  43. “The Shanghai Gesture”
  44. “Silver Queen”
  45. “The Spoilers”
  46. “Take a Letter, Darling”
  47. “The Talk of the Town”
  48. “Ten Gentlemen from West Point”
  49. “This Above All”
  50. “To Be or Not to Be”
  51. “Tortilla Flat”
  52. “To the Shores of Tripoli”
  53. “Wake Island”
  54. “The War Against Mrs. Hadley”
  55. “Woman of the Year”
  56. “Yankee Doodle Dandy”
  57. “Youth on Parade”
  58. “You Were Never Lovelier”
  1. “Africa, Prelude to Victory”
  2. “The Battle of Midway”
  3. “Combat Report”
  4. “Conquer by the Clock”
  5. “The Grain That Built a Hemisphere”
  6. “Henry Browne, Farmer”
  7. “High Over the Borders”
  8. “High Stakes in the East”
  9. “Inside Fighting China”
  10. “It’s Everybody’s War”
  11. “Kokoda Front Line!”
  12. “Listen to Britain”
  13. “Little Belgium”
  14. “Little Isles of Freedom”
  15. “Moscow Strikes Back”
  16. “Mr. Blabbermouth!”
  17. “Mr. Gardenia Jones”
  18. “The New Spirit”
  19. “Prelude to War”
  20. “The Price of Victory”
  21. “A Ship Is Born”
  22. “Twenty-One Miles”
  23. “We Refuse to Die”
  24. “White Eagle”
  25. “Winning Your Wings”
  1. “All Out for V”
  2. “Beyond the Line of Duty”
  3. “Blitz Wolf”
  4. “Der Fuehrer’s Face”
  5. “Desert Wonderland”
  6. “Don’t Talk”
  7. “Juke Box Jamboree”
  8. “Marines in the Making”
  9. “Pigs in a Polka”
  10. “Private Smith of the U.S.A.”
  11. “Speaking of Animals and Their Families”
  12. “Tulips Shall Grow”
  13. “United States Marine Band”