Oscar 1937: Winners in All Categories



Picture: The Life of Emile Zola (Warner, produced by Henry Blanke)

Director: Leo McCarey, The Awful Truth

Actor: Spencer Tracy, Captains Courageous

Actress: Luise Rainer, The Good Earth

Supporting Actor: Joseph Schildkraut, The Life of Emile Zola

Supporting Actress: Alice Brady, In Old Chicago

Writing Screenplay: The Life of Emile Zola, Heinz Herald, Geza Herczeg, Norman Reilly Raine

Writing Original Story: A Star Is Born, William A. Wellman and Robert Carson

Cinematography: The Good Earth, Karl Freund

Interior Decoration: Lost Horizon, Stephen Goosson

Sound Recording: The Hurricane, Thomas Moulton

Assistant Direction: Robert Webb, In Old Chicago

Music Song: “Sweet Leilani (Waikiki Wedding), music and lyrics by Harry Owens

Music Score: One Hundred Men and a Girl, Charles Previn, as head of Universal Music Department

Editing: Lost Horizon, Gene Havlick and Gene Milford

Dance Direction: Hermes Pan, “Fun House,” from Damsel in Distress

Short Subjects: Cartoons: The Old Mill (Disney)

Short Subjects: One-Reel: Private Life of the Gannetts (Educational)

Short Subjects: Two-Reel: Torture Money, MGM (Crime Doesn’t Pay)

Short Subjects: Color: Penny Wisdom, Pete Smith, MGM (Pete Smith Specialties)

Special Awards:

Mack Sennett, for his lasting contribution to the comedy technique of the screen, the basic principles of which are as important today as when they were first put into practice, the Academy presents a Special Award to that master of fun, discoverer of stars, sympathetic, kindly, understanding comedy genius (Statuette)

Edgar Bergen, for his outstanding comedy creation, Charlie McCarthy (Wooden Statuette).

The Museum of Modern Art Film Library, for its significant work in collecting films dating from 1895 to the present, and for the first time making available to the public the means of studying the historical and aesthetic development of the motion picture as one of the major arts (Scroll Certificate).

W. Howard Greene, for the color cinematography of “A Star Is Born” (Plaque).