March 7, 1946
Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
Hosted by James Stewart & Bob Hope


“Anchors Aweigh”
“The Bells of St. Mary’s”
“The Lost Weekend”
“Mildred Pierce”


Clarence Brown – “National Velvet”
Alfred Hitchcock – “Spellbound”
Leo McCarey – “The Bells of St. Mary’s”
Jean Renoir – “The Southerner”
Billy Wilder – “The Lost Weekend”


Bing Crosby – “The Bells of St. Mary’s”
Gene Kelly – “Anchors Aweigh”
Ray Milland – “The Lost Weekend”
Gregory Peck – “The Keys of the Kingdom”
Cornel Wilde – “A Song to Remember”


Ingrid Bergman – “The Bells of St. Mary’s”
Joan Crawford – “Mildred Pierce”
Greer Garson – “The Valley of Decision”
Jennifer Jones – “Love Letters”
Gene Tierney – “Leave Her to Heaven”


Michael Chekhov – “Spellbound”
John Dall – “The Corn Is Green”
James Dunn – “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
Robert Mitchum – “The Story of G.I. Joe”
J. Carrol Naish – “A Medal for Benny”


Eve Arden – “Mildred Pierce”
Ann Blyth – “Mildred Pierce”
Angela Lansbury – “The Picture of Dorian Gray”
Joan Lorring – “The Corn Is Green”
Anne Revere – “National Velvet”


“Blood on the Sun”
Art Direction: Wiard Ihnen; Interior Decoration: A. Roland Fields
“Experiment Perilous”
Art Direction: Albert S. D’Agostino and Jack Okey; Interior Decoration: Darrell Silvera and Claude E. Carpenter
“The Keys of the Kingdom”
Art Direction: James Basevi and William S. Darling; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little and Frank E. Hughes
“Love Letters”
Art Decoration: Hans Dreier and Roland Anderson; Interior Decoration: Samuel M. Comer and Ray Moyer
“The Picture of Dorian Gray”
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons and Hans Peters; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, John Bonar and Hugh Hunt


“Frenchman’s Creek”
Art Direction: Hans Dreier and Ernst Fegté; Interior Decoration: Samuel M. Comer
“Leave Her to Heaven”
Art Direction: Lyle R. Wheeler and Maurice Ransford; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little
“National Velvet”
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons and Urie McCleary; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis and Mildred Griffiths
“San Antonio”
Art Direction: Ted Smith; Interior Decoration: Jack McConaghy
“A Thousand and One Nights”
Art Direction: Stephen Goosson and Rudolph Sternad; Interior Decoration: Frank Tuttle


“The Keys of the Kingdom” – Arthur C. Miller
“The Lost Weekend” – John F. Seitz
“Mildred Pierce” – Ernest Haller
“The Picture of Dorian Gray” – Harry Stradling
“Spellbound” – George Barnes


“Anchors Aweigh” – Robert Planck and Charles P. Boyle
“Leave Her to Heaven” – Leon Shamroy
“National Velvet” – Leonard Smith
“A Song to Remember” – Tony Gaudio and Allen M. Davey
“The Spanish Main” – George Barnes


“The Last Bomb”
“The True Glory”


“Hitler Lives”
“Library of Congress”
“To the Shores of Iwo Jima”


“The Bells of St. Mary’s” – Harry Marker
“The Lost Weekend” – Doane Harrison
“National Velvet” – Robert J. Kern
“Objective, Burma!” – George Amy
“A Song to Remember” – Charles Nelson


“Donald’s Crime”
“Jasper and the Beanstalk”
“Life with Feathers”
“Mighty Mouse in Gypsy Life”
“The Poet and Peasant”
“Quiet Please!”
“Rippling Romance”


“Along the Rainbow Trail” – Edmund Reek
“Screen Snapshots’ 25th Anniversary” – Ralph Staub
“Stairway to Light” – Herbert Moulton and Jerry Bresler
“Story of a Dog” – Gordon Hollingshead
“White Rhapsody” – Grantland Rice
“Your National Gallery” – Joseph O’Brien and Thomas Mead


“A Gun in His Hand” – Chester Franklin
“The Jury Goes Round ‘N’ Round” – Jules White
“The Little Witch” – George Templeton
“Star in the Night” – Gordon Hollingshead

Scoring of a Dramatic or comedy Picture

“The Bells of St. Mary’s” – Robert Emmett Dolan
“Brewster’s Millions” – Lou Forbes
“Captain Kidd” – Werner Janssen
“The Enchanted Cottage” – Roy Webb
“Flame of Barbary Coast” – Dale Butts and Morton Scott
“G. I. Honeymoon” – Edward J. Kay
“Guest in the House” – Werner Janssen
“Guest Wife” – Daniele Amfitheatrof
“The Keys of the Kingdom” – Alfred Newman
“The Lost Weekend” – Miklós Rózsa
“Love Letters” – Victor Young
“The Man Who Walked Alone” – Karl Hajos
“Objective, Burma!” – Franz Waxman
“Paris Underground” – Alexandre Tansman
“A Song to Remember” – Miklós Rózsa and Morris Stoloff
“The Southerner” – Werner Janssen
“Spellbound” – Miklós Rózsa
“The Story of G.I. Joe” – Louis Applebaum and Ann Ronell
“This Love of Ours” – H. J. Salter
“The Valley of Decision” – Herbert Stothart
“The Woman in the Window” – Hugo Friedhofer and Arthur Lange

Scoring of a Musical Picture

“Anchors Aweigh” – Georgie Stoll
“Belle of the Yukon” – Arthur Lange
“Can’t Help Singing” – Jerome Kern and H. J. Salter
“Hitchhike to Happiness” – Morton Scott
“Incendiary Blonde” – Robert Emmett Dolan
“Rhapsody in Blue” – Ray Heindorf and Max Steiner
“State Fair” – Charles Henderson and Alfred Newman
“Sunbonnet Sue” – Edward J. Kay
“The Three Caballeros” – Edward H. Plumb, Paul J. Smith and Charles Wolcott
“Tonight and Every Night” – Marlin Skiles and Morris Stoloff
“Why Girls Leave Home” – Walter Greene
“Wonder Man” – Lou Forbes and Ray Heindorf


“I Fall in Love Too Easily” from “Anchors Aweigh”
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“Sleighride in July” from “Belle of the Yukon”
Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“Aren’t You Glad You’re You” from “The Bells of St. Mary’s”
Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
“More and More” from “Can’t Help Singing”
Music by Jerome Kern (posthumous nomination); Lyrics by E. Y. Harburg
“Endlessly” from “Earl Carroll Vanities”
Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon
“Accentuate the Positive” from “Here Come the Waves”
Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
“Love Letters” from “Love Letters”
Music by Victor Young; Lyrics by Edward Heyman
“Some Sunday Morning” from “San Antonio”
Music by Ray Heindorf and M. K. Jerome; Lyrics by Ted Koehler
“I’ll Buy That Dream” from “Sing Your Way Home”
Music by Allie Wrubel; Lyrics by Herb Magidson
“It Might as Well Be Spring” from “State Fair”
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
“Linda” from “The Story of G.I. Joe”
Music and Lyrics by Ann Ronell
“Anywhere” from “Tonight and Every Night”
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“The Cat and the Canary” from “Why Girls Leave Home”
Music by Jay Livingston; Lyrics by Ray Evans
“So in Love” from “Wonder Man”
Music by David Rose; Lyrics by Leo Robin


“The Bells of St. Mary’s” – Stephen Dunn
“Flame of Barbary Coast” – Daniel J. Bloomberg
“Lady on a Train” – Bernard B. Brown
“Leave Her to Heaven” – Thomas T. Moulton
“Rhapsody in Blue” – Nathan Levinson
“A Song to Remember” – John P. Livadary
“The Southerner” – Jack Whitney
“They Were Expendable” – Douglas Shearer
“The Three Caballeros” – C. O. Slyfield
“Three Is a Family” – W. V. Wolfe
“The Unseen” – Loren L. Ryder
“Wonder Man” – Gordon E. Sawyer


“Captain Eddie”
Photographic Effects: Fred Sersen and Sol Halperin; Sound Effects: Roger Heman Sr. and Harry M. Leonard
Photographic Effects: Jack Cosgrove
“They Were Expendable”
Photographic Effects: A. Arnold Gillespie, Donald Jahraus and R. A. MacDonald; Sound Effects: Michael Steinore
“A Thousand and One Nights”
Photographic Effects: Lawrence W. Butler; Sound Effects: Ray Bomba
“Wonder Man”
Photographic Effects: John P. Fulton; Sound Effects: Arthur Johns


“The Lost Weekend” – Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder
“Mildred Pierce” – Ranald MacDougall
“Pride of the Marines” – Albert Maltz
“The Story of G.I. Joe” – Leopold Atlas, Guy Endore and Philip Stevenson
“A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” – Frank Davis and Tess Slesinger


“Dillinger” – Philip Yordan
“Marie-Louise” – Richard Schweizer
“Music for Millions” – Myles Connolly
“Salty O’Rourke” – Milton Holmes
“What Next, Corporal Hargrove?” – Harry Kurnitz


“The Affairs of Susan” – László Görög and Thomas Monroe
“The House on 92nd Street” – Charles G. Booth
“A Medal for Benny” – John Steinbeck and Jack Wagner
“Objective, Burma!” – Alvah Bessie
“A Song to Remember” – Ernst Marischka


Walter Wanger
“for his six years service as President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences”


“The House I Live In” (short)


Republic Studio, Daniel J. Bloomberg and the Republic Sound Department
“for the building of an outstanding musical scoring auditorium which provides optimum recording conditions and combines all elements of acoustic and engineering design”

Academy Juvenile Award

Peggy Ann Garner
  1. “Anchors Aweigh”
  2. “The Affairs of Susan”
  3. “Belle of the Yukon”
  4. “The Bells of St. Mary’s”
  5. “Blood on the Sun”
  6. “Brewster’s Millions”
  7. “Can’t Help Singing”
  8. “Captain Eddie”
  9. “Captain Kidd”
  10. “The Corn Is Green”
  11. “Dillinger”
  12. “Earl Carroll Vanities”
  13. “The Enchanted Cottage”
  14. “Experiment Perilous”
  15. “Flame of Barbary Coast”
  16. “G. I. Honeymoon”
  17. “Guest in the House”
  18. “Guest Wife”
  19. “Here Come the Waves”
  20. “Hitchhike to Happiness”
  21. “The House on 92nd Street”
  22. “Incendiary Blonde”
  23. “The Keys of the Kingdom”
  24. “Lady on a Train”
  25. “Leave Her to Heaven”
  26. “The Lost Weekend”
  27. “Love Letters”
  28. “The Man Who Walked Alone”
  29. “A Medal for Benny”
  30. “Mildred Pierce”
  31. “Music for Millions”
  32. “National Velvet”
  33. “Objective, Burma!”
  34. “Paris Underground”
  35. “The Picture of Dorian Gray”
  36. “Pride of the Marines”
  37. “Rhapsody in Blue”
  38. “Salty O’Rourke”
  39. “San Antonio”
  40. “Sing Your Way Home”
  41. “A Song to Remember”
  42. “The Southerner”
  43. “The Spanish Main”
  44. “Spellbound”
  45. “State Fair”
  46. “The Story of G.I. Joe”
  47. “Sunbonnet Sue”
  48. “They Were Expendable”
  49. “This Love of Ours”
  50. “A Thousand and One Nights”
  51. “The Three Caballeros”
  52. “Three Is a Family”
  53. “Tonight and Every Night”
  54. “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
  55. “The Unseen”
  56. “The Valley of Decision”
  57. “What Next, Corporal Hargrove?”
  58. “Why Girls Leave Home”
  59. “The Woman in the Window”
  60. “Wonder Man”
  1. “The Last Bomb”
  2. “The True Glory”
  1. “Along the Rainbow Trail”
  2. “Donald’s Crime”
  3. “A Gun in His Hand”
  4. “Hitler Lives”
  5. “Jasper and the Beanstalk”
  6. “The Jury Goes Round ‘N’ Round”
  7. “Library of Congress”
  8. “Life with Feathers”
  9. “The Little Witch”
  10. “Mighty Mouse in Gypsy Life”
  11. “The Poet and Peasant”
  12. “Quiet Please!”
  13. “Rippling Romance”
  14. “Screen Snapshots’ 25th Anniversary”
  15. “Stairway to Light”
  16. “Star in the Night”
  17. “Story of a Dog”
  18. “To the Shores of Iwo Jima”
  19. “White Rhapsody”
  20. “Your National Gallery”