1941

1941

1941 Academy Awards (Oscar winners and nominees)

(winners listed first in bold print)

Best Picture

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Citizen Kane (1941)

Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

The Little Foxes (1941)

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

One Foot in Heaven (1941)

Sergeant York (1941)

Suspicion (1941)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Gary Cooper Sergeant York (1941)

Orson Welles Citizen Kane (1941)

Walter Huston The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

Robert Montgomery Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Cary Grant Penny Serenade (1941)

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Joan Fontaine Suspicion (1941)

Barbara Stanwyck Ball of Fire (1941)

Greer Garson Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Olivia de Havilland Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Bette Davis The Little Foxes (1941)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Donald Crisp How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Charles Coburn The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

James Gleason Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Sydney Greenstreet The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Walter Brennan Sergeant York (1941)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Mary Astor The Great Lie (1941)

Sara Allgood How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Patricia Collinge The Little Foxes (1941)

Teresa Wright The Little Foxes (1941)

Margaret Wycherly Sergeant York (1941)

Best Director

John Ford How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Orson Welles Citizen Kane (1941)

Alexander Hall Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

William Wyler The Little Foxes (1941)

Howard Hawks Sergeant York (1941)

Best Writing Original Screenplay

Herman Mankiewicz & Orson Welles Citizen Kane (1941)

Norman Krasna The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

Harry Chandlee & Abem Finkel & John Huston & Howard Koch Sergeant York (1941)

Karl Tunberg & Darrell Ware Tall Dark and Handsome (1941)

Paul Jarrico Tom Dick and Harry (1941)

Best Writing Original Story

Harry Segall Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Thomas Monroe & Billy Wilder Ball of Fire (1941)

Monckton Hoffe The Lady Eve (1941)

Richard Connell & Robert Presnell Sr. Meet John Doe (1941)

Gordon Wellesley Night Train to Munich (1940)

Best Writing Screenplay

Sidney Buchman & Seton Miller Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Charles Brackett & Billy Wilder Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Philip Dunne How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Lillian Hellman The Little Foxes (1941)

John Huston The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Best B&W Cinematography

Arthur Miller How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Karl Freund The Chocolate Soldier (1941)

Gregg Toland Citizen Kane (1941)

Joseph Ruttenberg Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Joseph Walker Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Leo Tover Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Sol Polito Sergeant York (1941)

Edward Cronjager Sun Valley Serenade (1941)

Charles Lang Sundown (1941)

Rudolph Maté That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Best Color Cinematography

Ernest Palmer & Ray Rennahan Blood and Sand (1941)

Wilfred Cline & Karl Struss & William Snyder Aloma of the South Seas (1941)

William Skall & Leonard Smith Billy the Kid (1941)

Karl Freund & W. Howard Greene Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Bert Glennon Dive Bomber (1941)

Harry Hallenberger & Ray Rennahan Louisiana Purchase (1941)

Best B&W Art Direction-Interior Decoration

Richard Day & Nathan Juran & Thomas Little How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Perry Ferguson & Van Nest Polglase & A. Roland Fields & Darrell Silvera Citizen Kane (1941)

Martin Obzina & Jack Otterson & Russell Gausman The Flame of New Orleans (1941)

Hans Dreier & Robert Usher & Sam Comer Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Lionel Banks & George Montgomery Ladies in Retirement (1941)

Stephen Goosson & Howard Bristol The Little Foxes (1941)

Sergeant York (1941) – John Hughes & Fred MacLean Sergeant York (1941)

John DuCasse Schulze & Edward Boyle The Son of Monte Cristo (1940)

Alexander Golitzen & Richard Irvine Sundown (1941)

Vincent Korda & Julia Heron That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Cedric Gibbons & Randall Duell & Edwin Willis When Ladies Meet (1941)

Best Color Art Direction-Interior Decoration

Cedric Gibbons & Urie McCleary & Edwin Willis Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Richard Day & Joseph Wright & Thomas Little Blood and Sand (1941)

Raoul Pene Du Bois & Stephen Seymour Louisiana Purchase (1941)

Best Sound Recording

Jack Whitney That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Bernard B. Brown Appointment for Love (1941)

Thomas Moulton Ball of Fire (1941)

Douglas Shearer The Chocolate Soldier (1941)

John Aalberg Citizen Kane (1941)

Charles Lootens The Devil Pays Off (1941)

Edmund Hansen How Green Was My Valley (1941)

John Livadary The Men in Her Life (1941)

Nathan Levinson Sergeant York (1941)

Loren Ryder Skylark (1941)

Elmer Raguse Topper Returns (1941)

Best Film Editing

William Holmes Sergeant York (1941)

Robert Wise Citizen Kane (1941)

Harold Kress Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

James Clark How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Daniel Mandell The Little Foxes (1941)

Best Effects Special Effects

Farciot Edouart & Gordon Jennings (photographic); Louis Mesenkop (sound) I Wanted Wings (1941)

Farciot Edouart & Gordon Jennings (photographic); Louis Mesenkop (sound) Aloma of the South Seas (1941)

A. Arnold Gillespie (photographic); Douglas Shearer (sound) Flight Command (1940)

John Fulton (photographic); John Hall (sound) The Invisible Woman (1940)

Byron Haskin (photographic); Nathan Levinson (sound) The Sea Wolf (1941)

Lawrence Butler (photographic); William Wilmarth (sound) That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Roy Seawright (photographic); Elmer Raguse (sound) Topper Returns (1941)

Fred Sersen (photographic); Edmund Hansen (sound) A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)

Best Music Original Song

Jerome Kern (music); Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics) "The Last Time I Saw Paris" Lady Be Good (1941)

Lloyd Norlin "Out of the Silence" All American Co-Ed (1941)

Harold Arlen (music); Johnny Mercer (lyrics) "Blues in the Night" Blues in the Night (1941)

Hugh Prince (music); Don Raye (lyrics) "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" Buck Privates (1941)

Frank Churchill (music); Ned Washington (lyrics) "Baby Mine" Dumbo (1941)

Louis Alter (music); Frank Loesser (lyrics) "Dolores" Las Vegas Nights (1941)

Gene Autry (I); Fred Rose (I) "Be Honest with Me" Ridin’ on a Rainbow (1941)

Harry Warren (I) (music); Mack Gordon (lyrics) "Chattanooga Choo Choo" Sun Valley Serenade (1941)

Cole Porter "Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye" You’ll Never Get Rich (1941)

Best Music Scoring of a Dramatic Picture

Bernard Herrmann The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

Frank Skinner Back Street (1941)

Alfred Newman Ball of Fire (1941)

Edward Ward Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

Bernard Herrmann Citizen Kane (1941)

Franz Waxman Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Victor Young Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Alfred Newman How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Edward Kay King of the Zombies (1941)

Morris Stoloff & Ernst Toch Ladies in Retirement (1941)

Meredith Willson The Little Foxes (1941)

Miklós Rózsa Lydia (1941)

Cy Feuer & Walter Scharf Mercy Island (1941)

Max Steiner Sergeant York (1941)

Louis Gruenberg So Ends Our Night (1941)

Miklós Rózsa Sundown (1941)

Franz Waxman Suspicion (1941)

Edward Ward Tanks a Million (1941)

Werner Heymann That Uncertain Feeling (1941)

Richard Hageman This Woman Is Mine (1941)

Best Music Scoring of a Musical Picture

Frank Churchill & Oliver Wallace Dumbo (1941)

Edward Ward All American Co-Ed (1941)

Robert Emmett Dolan Birth of the Blues (1941)

Charles Previn Buck Privates (1941)

Herbert Stothart & Bronislau Kaper The Chocolate Soldier (1941)

Cy Feuer Ice-Capades (1941)

Heinz Roemheld The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

Emil Newman Sun Valley Serenade (1941)

Anthony Collins Sunny (1941)

Morris Stoloff You’ll Never Get Rich (1941)

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