Classic Film Guide

1936

1936 Academy Awards (Oscar winners and nominees)

(winners listed first, in bold print)

Best Picture 

The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Anthony Adverse (1936)

Dodsworth (1936)

Libeled Lady (1936)

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Romeo and Juliet (1936)

San Francisco (1936)

The Story of Louis Pasteur (1935)

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

Three Smart Girls (1936)

 

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Paul Muni, The Story of Louis Pasteur (1935)

Walter Huston, Dodsworth (1936)

Gary Cooper, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

William Powell, My Man Godfrey (1936)

Spencer Tracy, San Francisco (1936)

 

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Luise Rainer, The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Carole Lombard, My Man Godfrey (1936)

Norma Shearer, Romeo and Juliet (1936)

Irene Dunne, Theodora Goes Wild (1936)

Gladys George, Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936)

 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (first year for this category)

Walter Brennan, Come and Get It (1936)

Akim Tamiroff, The General Died at Dawn (1936)

Mischa Auer, My Man Godfrey (1936)

Stuart Erwin, Pigskin Parade (1936)

Basil Rathbone, Romeo and Juliet (1936)

 

Best Actress in a Supporting Role (first year for this category)

Gale Sondergaard, Anthony Adverse (1936)

Maria Ouspenskaya, Dodsworth (1936)

Beulah Bondi, The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)

Alice Brady, My Man Godfrey (1936)

Bonita Granville, These Three (1936)

 

Best Director

Frank Capra, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

William Wyler, Dodsworth (1936)

Robert Z. Leonard, The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Gregory La Cava, My Man Godfrey (1936)

W.S. Van Dyke, San Francisco (1936)

 

Best Writing, Original Story

Pierre Collings & Sheridan Gibney, The Story of Louis Pasteur (1935)

Norman Krasna, Fury (1936)

William Anthony McGuire, The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Robert Hopkins, San Francisco (1936)

Adele Comandini, Three Smart Girls (1936)

 

Best Writing, Screenplay

Pierre Collings & Sheridan Gibney, The Story of Louis Pasteur (1935)

Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett, After the Thin Man (1936)

Sidney Howard, Dodsworth (1936)

Robert Riskin, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Eric Hatch & Morrie Ryskind, My Man Godfrey (1936)

 

Best Cinematography

Tony Gaudio, Anthony Adverse (1936)

Victor Milner, The General Died at Dawn (1936)

George Folsey, The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)

 

Best Art Direction

Richard Day, Dodsworth (1936)

Anton Grot, Anthony Adverse (1936)

Cedric Gibbons & Eddie Imazu & Edwin Willis, The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

William Darling, Lloyd's of London (1936)

Albert D'Agostino & Jack Otterson, Magnificent Brute (1936)

Cedric Gibbons & Fredric Hope & Edwin Willis, Romeo and Juliet (1936)

Perry Ferguson, Winterset (1936)

 

Best Sound, Recording

Douglas Shearer, San Francisco (1936)

Edmund Hansen, Banjo on My Knee (1936)

Nathan Levinson, The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

Oscar Lagerstrom, Dodsworth (1936)

Elmer Raguse, General Spanky (1936)

John Livadary, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Franklin Hansen, The Texas Rangers (1936)

John Aalberg, That Girl from Paris (1936)

Homer Tasker, Three Smart Girls (1936)

 

Best Film Editing

Ralph Dawson, Anthony Adverse (1936)

Edward Curtiss, Come and Get It (1936)

William Gray, The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Barbara McLean, Lloyd's of London (1936)

Conrad Nervig, A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

Otto Meyer, Theodora Goes Wild (1936)

 

Best Music, Original Song

Jerome Kern (music); Dorothy Fields (lyrics), "The Way You Look Tonight", Swing Time (1936)

Cole Porter, "I've Got You Under My Skin", Born to Dance (1936)

Arthur Johnston (music); Johnny Burke (lyrics), "Pennies from Heaven (1936)", Pennies from Heaven (1936)

Richard Whiting (music); Walter Bullock (lyrics), "When Did You Leave Heaven", Sing, Baby Sing (1936)

Walter Donaldson (music); Harold Adamson (lyrics), "Did I Remember", Suzy (1936)

Louis Alter (music); Sidney Mitchell (lyrics), "A Melody from the Sky", The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)

 

Best Music, Score

Leo Forbstein, Anthony Adverse (1936)

(Score by Erich Wolfgang Korngold)

Leo Forbstein, The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

(Score by Max Steiner)

Max Steiner, The Garden of Allah (1936)

Boris Morros, The General Died at Dawn (1936)

(Score by Werner Janssen)

Nathaniel Shilkret, Winterset (1936)

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