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33rd Academy Awards
Date April 17, 1961
Site Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California
Host Bob Hope
Producer Arthur Freed
Director Richard Dunlap
Best Picture The Apartment
TV in the United States
Network ABC
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The 33rd Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1960, were held on April 17, 1961 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. They were hosted by Bob Hope.

Due to an intense ad campaign and appeals to patriotism from producer John Wayne, The Alamo edged out more acclaimed films such as Psycho and Spartacus for a Best Picture nomination.


Winners & Nominees

The Following tells you who won the 33rd Academy awards. Thanks for reading!

Best Picture

The Apartment

Best Director

The Apartment - Billy Wilder

Best Actor

Elmer Gantry - Burt Lancaster

Best Actress

Butterfield 8 - Elizabeth Taylor

Best Supporting Actor

Spartacus - Peter Ustinov

Best Supporting Actress

Elmer Gantry - Shirley Jones

Best Original Screenplay

The Apartment - Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond

Best Adapted Screenplay

Elmer Gantry - Richard Brooks

Best Cinematography, Color


Best Cinematography, Black & White

Sons and Lovers

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black & White

The Apartment

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color


Best Costume Design, Black & White

The Facts of Life

Best Costume Design, Color


Best Sound

The Alamo

Best Film Editing

The Apartment

Best Effects, Special Effects

The Time Machine

Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

Song Without End

Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture


Best Music, Original Song

Never on Sunday - Never on Sunday ; Music and Lyrics by Manos Hatzidakis

Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects

Day of the Painter

Best Short Subject, Cartoons


Best Documentary, Short Subjects


Best Documentary, Features

The Horse with the Flying Tail

Best Foreign Language Film

The Virgin Spring - Sweden

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