March 15, 1945
Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
Hosted by John Cromwell & Bob Hope


“Double Indemnity”
“Going My Way”
“Since You Went Away”


Alfred Hitchcock – “Lifeboat”
Henry King – “Wilson”
Leo McCarey – “Going My Way”
Otto Preminger – “Laura”
Billy Wilder – “Double Indemnity”


Charles Boyer – “Gaslight”
Bing Crosby – “Going My Way”
Barry Fitzgerald – “Going My Way”
Cary Grant – “None but the Lonely Heart”
Alexander Knox – “Wilson”


Ingrid Bergman – “Gaslight”
Claudette Colbert – “Since You Went Away”
Bette Davis – “Mr. Skeffington”
Greer Garson – “Mrs. Parkington”
Barbara Stanwyck – “Double Indemnity”


Hume Cronyn – “The Seventh Cross”
Barry Fitzgerald – “Going My Way”
Claude Rains – “Mr. Skeffington”
Clifton Webb – “Laura”
Monty Woolley – “Since You Went Away”


Ethel Barrymore – “None But the Lonely Heart”
Jennifer Jones – “Since You Went Away”
Angela Lansbury – “Gaslight”
Aline MacMahon – “Dragon Seed”
Agnes Moorehead – “Mrs. Parkington”


“Address Unknown”
Art Direction: Lionel Banks and Walter Holscher; Interior Decoration: Joseph Kish
“The Adventures of Mark Twain”
Art Direction: John Hughes; Interior Decoration: Fred M. MacLean
“Casanova Brown”
Art Direction: Perry Ferguson; Interior Decoration: Julia Heron
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons and William Ferrari; Interior Decoration: Paul Huldschinsky and Edwin B. Willis
Art Direction: Lyle R. Wheeler and Leland Fuller; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little
“No Time for Love”
Art Direction: Hans Dreier and Robert Usher; Interior Decoration: Samuel M. Comer
“Since You Went Away”
Art Direction: Mark-Lee Kirk; Interior Decoration: Victor A. Gangelin
“Step Lively”
Art Direction: Albert S. D’Agostino and Carroll Clark; Interior Decoration: Darrell Silvera and Claude Carpenter


“The Climax”
Art Direction: John B. Goodman and Alexander Golitzen; Interior Decoration: Russell A. Gausman and Ira S. Webb
“Cover Girl”
Art Direction: Lionel Banks and Cary Odell; Interior Decoration: Fay Babcock
“The Desert Song”
Art Direction: Charles Novi; Interior Decoration: Jack McConaghy
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons and Daniel B. Cathcart; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis and Richard Pefferle
“Lady in the Dark”
Art Direction: Hans Dreier and Raoul Pene Du Bois; Interior Decoration: Ray Moyer
“The Princess and the Pirate”
Art Direction: Ernst Fegté; Interior Decoration: Howard Bristol
Art Direction: Wiard Ihnen; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little


“Double Indemnity” – John F. Seitz
“Dragon Seed” – Sidney Wagner
“Gaslight” – Joseph Ruttenberg
“Going My Way” – Lionel Lindon
“Laura” – Joseph LaShelle
“Lifeboat” – Glen MacWilliams
“Since You Went Away” – Stanley Cortez and Lee Garmes
“Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo” – Robert L. Surtees and Harold Rosson
“The Uninvited” – Charles Lang
“The White Cliffs of Dover” – George J. Folsey


“Cover Girl” – Rudolph Maté and Allen M. Davey
“Home in Indiana” – Edward Cronjager
“Kismet” – Charles Rosher
“Lady in the Dark” – Ray Rennahan
“Meet Me in St. Louis” – George J. Folsey
“Wilson” – Leon Shamroy


“The Fighting Lady” – United States Navy
“Resisting Enemy Interrogation” – United States Army Air Force


“Hymn of the Nations” – United States Office of War Information, Overseas Motion Picture Bureau
“New Americans” – RKO Radio
“With the Marines at Tarawa” – United States Marine Corps


“Going My Way” – Leroy Stone
“Janie” – Owen Marks
“None But The Lonely Heart” – Roland Gross
“Since You Went Away” – Hal C. Kern and James E. Newcom
“Wilson” – Barbara McLean


“And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street” – George Pal
“Dog, Cat and Canary” – Raymond Katz
“Fish Fry” – Walter Lantz
“How to Play Football” – Walt Disney
“Mouse Trouble” – Fred Quimby
“My Boy, Johnny” – Paul Terry
“Swooner Crooner” – Edward Selzer


“Blue Grass Gentlemen” – Edmund Reek
“Jammin’ the Blues” – Gordon Hollingshead
“Movie Pests” – Pete Smith
“Who’s Who in Animal Land” – Jerry Fairbanks
“Screen Snapshots’ 50th Anniversary of Motion Pictures” – Ralph Staub


“Bombalera” – Louis Harris
“I Won’t Play” – Gordon Hollingshead
“Main Street Today” – Jerry Bresler

Scoring of a Dramatic or comedy Picture

“Address Unknown” – Morris Stoloff and Ernst Toch
“The Adventures of Mark Twain” – Max Steiner
“The Bridge of San Luis Rey” – Dimitri Tiomkin
“Casanova Brown” – Arthur Lange
“Christmas Holiday” – H. J. Salter
“Double Indemnity” – Miklós Rózsa
“The Fighting Seabees” – Walter Scharf and Roy Webb
“The Hairy Ape” – Edward Paul and Michel Michelet
“It Happened Tomorrow” – Robert Stolz
“Jack London” – Frederic Efrem Rich
“Kismet” – Herbert Stothart
“None But The Lonely Heart” – Hanns Eisler and C. Bakaleinikoff
“The Princess and the Pirate” – David Rose
“Since You Went Away” – Max Steiner
“Summer Storm” – Karl Hajos
“Three Russian Girls” – W. Franke Harling
“Up in Mabel’s Room” – Edward Paul
“Voice in the Wind” – Michel Michelet
“Wilson” – Alfred Newman
“The Woman of the Town” – Miklós Rózsa

Scoring of a Musical Picture

“Brazil” – Walter Scharf
“Cover Girl” – Morris Stoloff and Carmen Dragon
“Higher and Higher” – C. Bakaleinikoff
“Hollywood Canteen” – Ray Heindorf
“Irish Eyes Are Smiling” – Alfred Newman
“Knickerbocker Holiday” – Werner R. Heymann and Kurt Weill
“Lady in the Dark” – Robert Emmett Dolan
“Lady, Let’s Dance” – Edward Kay
“Meet Me in St. Louis” – Georgie Stoll
“The Merry Monahans”– H. J. Salter
“Minstrel Man” – Ferde Grofé and Leo Erdody
“Sensations of 1945” – Mahlon Merrick
“Song of the Open Road” – Charles Previn
“Up in Arms” – Ray Heindorf and Louis Forbes


“Rio de Janeiro” from “Brazil”
Music by Ary Barroso; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Long Ago and Far Away” from “Cover Girl”
Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
“I’ll Walk Alone” from “Follow the Boys”
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Swinging on a Star” from “Going My Way”
Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“I Couldn’t Sleep a Wink Last Night” from “Higher and Higher”
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson
“Sweet Dreams Sweetheart” from “Hollywood Canteen”
Music by Maurice K. Jerome; Lyrics by Ted Koehler
“Silver Shadows and Golden Dreams” from “Lady, Let’s Dance”
Music by Lew Pollack; Lyrics by Charles Newman
“The Trolley Song” from “Meet Me in St. Louis”
Music and Lyrics by Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin
“Remember Me to Carolina” from “Minstrel Man”
Music by Harry Revel; Lyrics by Paul Webster
“Too Much in Love” from “Song of the Open Road”
Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon
“I’m Making Believe” from “Sweet and Lowdown”
Music by James V. Monaco; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“Now I Know” from “Up in Arms”
Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Ted Koehler


“Brazil” – Daniel J. Bloomberg
“Casanova Brown” – Thomas T. Moulton
“Cover Girl” – John P. Livadary
“Double Indemnity” – Loren L. Ryder
“His Butler’s Sister” – Bernard B. Brown
“Hollywood Canteen” – Nathan Levinson
“It Happened Tomorrow” – Jack Whitney
“Kismet” – Douglas Shearer
“Music in Manhattan” – Stephen Dunn
“Voice in the Wind” – W. M. Dalgleish
“Wilson” – Edmund H. Hansen


“The Adventures of Mark Twain”
Photographic Effects: Paul Detlefsen and John Crouse; Sound Effects: Nathan Levinson
“Days of Glory”
Photographic Effects Vernon L. Walker; Sound Effects: James G. Stewart and Roy Granville
“Secret Command”
Photographic Effects: David Allen, Ray Cory and Robert Wright; Sound Effects: Russell Malmgren and Harry Kusnick
“Since You Went Away”
Photographic Effects: Jack Cosgrove; Sound Effects: Arthur Johns
“The Story of Dr. Wassell”
Photographic Effects: Farciot Edouart and Gordon Jennings; Sound Effects: George Dutton
“Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo”
Photographic Effects A. Arnold Gillespie, Donald Jahraus and Warren Newcombe; Sound Effects: Douglas Shearer
Photographic Effects: Fred Sersen; Sound Effects: Roger Heman Sr.


“Double Indemnity” – Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder
“Gaslight” – John L. Balderston, Walter Reisch, and John Van Druten
“Going My Way” – Frank Butler and Frank Cavett
“Laura” – Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, and Elizabeth Reinhardt
“Meet Me in St. Louis” – Irving Brecher and Fred F. Finklehoffe


“Hail the Conquering Hero” – Preston Sturges
“The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek” – Preston Sturges
“Two Girls and a Sailor” – Richard Connell and Gladys Lehman
“Wilson” – Lamar Trotti
“Wing and a Prayer, The Story of Carrier X” – Jerome Cady


“Going My Way” – Leo McCarey
“A Guy Named Joe” – David Boehm and Chandler Sprague
“Lifeboat” – John Steinbeck
“None Shall Escape” – Alfred Neumann and Joseph Than
“The Sullivans” – Edward Doherty and Jules Schermer


Bob Hope
“for his many services to the Academy”

Academy Juvenile Award

Margaret O’Brien

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Darryl F. Zanuck
  1. “Address Unknown”
  2. “The Adventures of Mark Twain”
  3. “Brazil”
  4. “The Bridge of San Luis Rey”
  5. “Casanova Brown”
  6. “Christmas Holiday”
  7. “The Climax”
  8. “Cover Girl”
  9. “Days of Glory”
  10. “The Desert Song”
  11. “Double Indemnity”
  12. “Dragon Seed”
  13. “The Fighting Seabees”
  14. “Follow the Boys”
  15. “Gaslight”
  16. “Going My Way”
  17. “A Guy Named Joe”
  18. “Hail the Conquering Hero”
  19. “The Hairy Ape”
  20. “Higher and Higher”
  21. “His Butler’s Sister”
  22. “Hollywood Canteen”
  23. “Home in Indiana”
  24. “Irish Eyes Are Smiling”
  25. “It Happened Tomorrow”
  26. “Jack London”
  27. “Janie”
  28. “Kismet”
  29. “Knickerbocker Holiday”
  30. “Lady in the Dark”
  31. “Lady, Let’s Dance”
  32. “Laura”
  33. “Lifeboat”
  34. “Meet Me in St. Louis”
  35. “The Merry Monahans”
  36. “Minstrel Man”
  37. “The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek”
  38. “Mr. Skeffington”
  39. “Mrs. Parkington”
  40. “Music in Manhattan”
  41. “None But The Lonely Heart
  42. “None Shall Escape”
  43. “No Time for Love”
  44. “The Princess and the Pirate”
  45. “Secret Command”
  46. “Sensations of 1945”
  47. “The Seventh Cross”
  48. “Since You Went Away”
  49. “Song of the Open Road”
  50. “Step Lively”
  51. “The Story of Dr. Wassell”
  52. “The Sullivans”
  53. “Summer Storm”
  54. “Sweet and Lowdown”
  55. “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo”
  56. “Three Russian Girls”
  57. “Two Girls and a Sailor”
  58. “The Uninvited”
  59. “Up in Arms”
  60. “Up in Mabel’s Room”
  61. “Voice in the Wind”
  62. “The White Cliffs of Dover”
  63. “Wilson”
  64. “Wing and a Prayer, The Story of Carrier X”
  65. “The Woman of the Town”
  1. “The Fighting Lady”
  2. “Resisting Enemy Interrogation”
  1. “And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street”
  2. “Blue Grass Gentlemen”
  3. “Bombalera”
  4. “Dog, Cat and Canary”
  5. “Fish Fry”
  6. “How to Play Football”
  7. “Hymn of the Nations”
  8. “I Won’t Play”
  9. “Jammin’ the Blues”
  10. “Main Street Today”
  11. “Mouse Trouble”
  12. “Movie Pests”
  13. “My Boy, Johnny”
  14. “New Americans”
  15. “Screen Snapshots’ 50th Anniversary of Motion Pictures”
  16. “Swooner Crooner”
  17. “Who’s Who in Animal Land”
  18. “With the Marines at Tarawa”