22ND ACADEMY AWARDS

March 23, 1950
RKO Pantages Theatre
Hosted by Paul Douglas

MOTION PICTURE

“All the King’s Men”
“Battleground”
“The Heiress”
“A Letter to Three Wives”
“Twelve O’Clock High”

DIRECTOR

Joseph L. Mankiewicz – “A Letter to Three Wives”
Carol Reed – “The Fallen Idol”
Robert Rossen – “All the King’s Men”
William A. Wellman – “Battleground”
William Wyler – “The Heiress”

ACTOR

Broderick Crawford – “All the King’s Men”
Kirk Douglas – “Champion”
Gregory Peck – “Twelve O’Clock High”
Richard Todd – “The Hasty Heart”
John Wayne – “Sands of Iwo Jima”

ACTRESS

Jeanne Crain – “Pinky”
Olivia de Havilland – “The Heiress”
Susan Hayward – “My Foolish Heart”
Deborah Kerr – “Edward, My Son”
Loretta Young – “Come to the Stable”

SUPPORTING ACTOR

John Ireland – “All the King’s Men”
Dean Jagger – “Twelve O’Clock High”
Arthur Kennedy – “Champion”
Ralph Richardson – “The Heiress”
James Whitmore – “Battleground”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Ethel Barrymore – “Pinky”
Celeste Holm – “Come to the Stable”
Elsa Lanchester – “Come to the Stable”
Mercedes McCambridge – “All the King’s Men”
Ethel Waters – “Pinky”

ART DIRECTION
(BLACK & WHITE)

“Come to the Stable”
Art Direction: Lyle R. Wheeler and Joseph C. Wright; Set Decoration: Thomas Little and Paul S. Fox
“The Heiress”
Art Direction: John Meehan and Harry Horner; Set Decoration: Emile Kuri
“Madame Bovary”
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons and Jack Martin Smith; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis and Richard Pefferle

ART DIRECTION
(COLOR)

“Adventures of Don Juan”
Art Direction: Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: Lyle Reifsnider
“Little Women”
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons and Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis and Jack D. Moore
“Saraband for Dead Lovers”
Art Direction and Set Direction: Jim Morahan, William Kellner and Michael Relph

CINEMATOGRAPHY
(BLACK & WHITE)

“Battleground” – Paul C. Vogel
“Champion” – Franz Planer
“Come to the Stable” – Joseph LaShelle
“The Heiress” – Leo Tover
“Prince of Foxes” – Leon Shamroy

CINEMATOGRAPHY
(COLOR)

“The Barkleys of Broadway” – Harry Stradling
“Jolson Sings Again” – William Snyder
“Little Women” – Robert Planck and Charles Schoenbaum
“Sand” – Charles G. Clarke
“She Wore a Yellow Ribbon” – Winton C. Hoch

COSTUME DESIGN
(BLACK & WHITE)

“The Heiress” – Edith Head and Gile Steele
“Prince of Foxes” – Vittorio Nino Novarese

COSTUME DESIGN
(COLOR)

“Adventures of Don Juan” – Leah Rhodes, Travilla and Marjorie Best
“Mother Is a Freshman” – Kay Nelson

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)

“Daybreak in Udi”
“Kenji Comes Home”

DOCUMENTARY
(SHORT SUBJECT)

“1848”
“Operation Vittles”(TIE)
“The Rising Tide”
“So Much for So Little” (TIE)

FILM EDITING

“All the King’s Men” – Robert Parrish and Al Clark
“Battleground” – John Dunning
“Champion” – Harry W. Gerstad
“Sands of Iwo Jima” – Richard L. Van Enger
“The Window” – Frederic Knudtson

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“The Bicycle Thief” (Italy)

ANIMATED SHORT

“Canary Row”
“For Scent-imental Reasons”
“Hatch Up Your Troubles”
“The Magic Fluke”
“Toy Tinkers”

LIVE ACTION SHORT SUBJECT
(ONE-REEL)

“Aquatic House Party” – Jack Eaton
“Roller Derby Girl” – Justin Herman
“So You Think You’re Not Guilty” – Gordon Hollingshead
“Spills and Chills” – Walton C. Ament
“Water Trix” – Pete Smith

LIVE ACTION SHORT SUBJECT
(TWO-REEL)

“The Boy and the Eagle” – William Lasky
“Chase of Death” – Irving Allen
‘The Grass Is Always Greener” – Gordon Hollingshead
“Snow Carnival” – Gordon Hollingshead
“Van Gogh” – Gaston Diehl and Robert Hessens

Scoring of a Dramatic or comedy Picture

“Beyond the Forest” – Max Steiner
“Champion” – Dimitri Tiomkin
“The Heiress” – Aaron Copland

Scoring of a Musical Picture

“Jolson Sings Again” – Morris Stoloff and George Duning
“Look for the Silver Lining” – Ray Heindorf
“On the Town” – Roger Edens and Lennie Hayton

SONG

“Through a Long and Sleepless Night” from “Come to the Stable”
Music by Alfred Newman; Lyrics by Mack Gordon
“It’s a Great Feeling” from “It’s a Great Feeling”
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
“My Foolish Heart” from “My Foolish Heart”
Music by Victor Young; Lyrics by Ned Washington
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” from “Neptune’s Daughter”
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
“Lavender Blue” from “So Dear to My Heart”
Music by Eliot Daniel; Lyrics by Larry Morey

SOUND RECORDING

“Once More, My Darling” – Leslie I. Carey
“Sands of Iwo Jima” – Daniel J. Bloomberg
“Twelve O’Clock High” – Thomas T. Moulton

SPECIAL EFFECTS

“Mighty Joe Young”
Arko Production; RKO Radio
“Tulsa”
Walter Wanger; Eagle Lion

WRITING (ADAPTATION)

“All the King’s Men” – Robert Rossen
“Bicycle Thieves” – Cesare Zavattini
“Champion” – Carl Foreman
“The Fallen Idol” – Graham Greene
“A Letter to Three Wives” – Joseph L. Mankiewicz

WRITING (MOTION PICTURE STORY)

“Come to the Stable” – Clare Boothe Luce
“It Happens Every Spring” – Shirley W. Smith and Valentine Davies
“Sands of Iwo Jima” – Harry Brown
“The Stratton Story” – Douglas Morrow
“White Heat” – Virginia Kellogg

WRITING (STORY AND SCREENPLAY)

“Battleground” – Robert Pirosh
“Jolson Sings Again” – Sidney Buchman
“Paisan” – Alfred Hayes, Federico Fellini, Sergio Amidei, Marcello Pagliero, and Roberto Rossellini
“Passport to Pimlico” – T. E. B. Clarke
“The Quiet One” – Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb, and Sidney Meyers

ACADEMY HONORARY AWARD

Fred Astaire
“for his unique artistry and his contributions to the technique of musical pictures”

ACADEMY HONORARY AWARD

Cecil B. DeMille
“distinguished motion picture pioneer for 37 years of brilliant showmanship”

ACADEMY HONORARY AWARD

Jean Hersholt
“in recognition of his service to the Academy during four terms as president”

Academy Juvenile Award

Bobby Driscoll
  1. “Adventures of Don Juan”
  2. “All the King’s Men”
  3. “The Barkleys of Broadway”
  4. “Battleground”
  5. “Beyond the Forest”
  6. “Bicycle Thieves”
  7. “Champion”
  8. “Come to the Stable”
  9. “Edward, My Son”
  10. “The Fallen Idol”
  11. “The Hasty Heart”
  12. “The Heiress”
  13. “It Happens Every Spring”
  14. “It’s a Great Feeling”
  15. “Jolson Sings Again”
  16. “A Letter to Three Wives”
  17. “Little Women”
  18. “Look for the Silver Lining”
  19. “Madame Bovary”
  20. “Mighty Joe Young”
  21. “Mother Is a Freshman”
  22. “My Foolish Heart”
  23. “Neptune’s Daughter”
  24. “Once More, My Darling”
  25. “On the Town”
  26. “Paisan”
  27. “Passport to Pimlico”
  28. “Pinky”
  29. “Prince of Foxes”
  30. “The Quiet One”
  31. “Sand”
  32. “Sands of Iwo Jima”
  33. “Saraband for Dead Lovers”
  34. “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon”
  35. “So Dear to My Heart”
  36. “The Stratton Story”
  37. “Tulsa”
  38. “Twelve O’Clock High”
  39. “White Heat”
  40. “The Window”
DOCUMENTARY
  1. “Daybreak in Udi”
  2. “Kenji Comes Home”
SHORT FILMS
  1. “1848”
  2. “Aquatic House Party”
  3. “The Boy and the Eagle”
  4. “Canary Row”
  5. “A Chance to Live”
  6. “Chase of Death”
  7. “For Scent-imental Reasons”
  8. ‘The Grass Is Always Greener”
  9. “Hatch Up Your Troubles”
  10. “The Magic Fluke”
  11. “The Rising Tide”
  12. “Roller Derby Girl”
  13. “Snow Carnival”
  14. “So Much for So Little”
  15. “So You Think You’re Not Guilty”
  16. “Spills and Chills”
  17. “Toy Tinkers”
  18. “Van Gogh”
  19. “Water Trix”