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22nd Academy Awards
Date March 23, 1950
Site RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, California
Host Paul Douglas
Highlights
Best Picture All the King's Men
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The 22nd Academy Awards Ceremony awarded Oscars for the best in films in 1949.

Contents

Nominees and Winners

The nominees are listed by award. The winner of each category is in bold.

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Best Motion Picture

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Directing

Best Writing

Motion Picture Story

Screenplay

Story and Screenplay

Cinematography

Black-and-White

Color

Art Direction

Black-and-White

Color

Sound Recording

  • Republic Studio Sound Department, Sands of Iwo Jima
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, Twelve O'Clock High
  • Universal-International Studio Sound Department, Once More, My Darling

Music

Song

Scoring of a Comedy or Dramatic Picture

Scoring of a Musical Picture

Film Editing

Costume Design

Black-and-White

Color

Special Effects

Short Subjects

Cartoon

  • Canary Row (Merrie Melodies Series) (Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.; Warner Bros.) (Nomination withdrawn by producer.)
  • For Scent-imental Reasons (Merrie Melodies Series) (Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.; Warner Bros.)
  • Hatch Up Your Troubles (Tom and Jerry Series) (Frederick Quimby, producer; MGM)
  • The Magic Fluke' (Fox and Crow Series) (United Productions of America; Columbia)
  • Toy Tinkers (Donald Duck Series) (Walt Disney Productions; RKO Radio)

One-Reel

  • Aquatic House Party (Grantland Rice Sportlights Series) (Jack Eaton, producer; Paramount)
  • Roller Derby Girl (Pacemaker Series) (Justin Herman, producer; Paramount)
  • So You Think You're Not Guilty (John McDoakes Series) (Gordon Hollingshead, producer; Warner Bros.)
  • Spills and Chills (Sports News Review Series) (Walton C. Ament, producer; Warner Bros.)
  • Water Trix (Pete Smith Specialties Series) (Pete Smith, producer; MGM)

Two-Reel

  • The Boy and the Eagle (William Lasky, producer; RKO Radio)
  • Chase of Death (Irving Allen Productions)
  • The Grass Is Always Greener (Gordon Hollingshead, producer; Warner Bros.)
  • Snow Carnival (Two-reel Technicolor Series) (Gordon Hollingshead, producer; Warner Bros.)
  • Van Gogh (Gaston Diehl and Robert Haeessens, producers; Canton-Weiner Films)

Documentary

Short Subject (tie)

  • A Chance to Live (March of Time Series) (Richard de Rochemont, producer; Twentieth Century-Fox)
  • 1848 (A. F. Films; French Cinema General Cooperative)
  • The Rising Tide (National Film Board of Canada; St. Francis-Xavier University)
  • So Much for So Little (Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.; Warner Bros.)

Feature

Special Awards

  • To The Bicycle Thief (Italy), voted by the Academy Board of Governors as the most outstanding foreign language film released in the United States during 1949
  • To Bobby Driscoll, outstanding juvenile actor of 1949
  • To Fred Astaire for his unique artistry and his contributions to the technique of musical pictures
  • To Cecil B. DeMille, distinguished motion picture pioneer, for 37 years of brilliant showmanship
  • To Jean Hersholt for distinguished service to the motion picture industry

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