Oscar 1938: Winners in All Categories

Oscar 1938: Winners in All Categories

Picture: You Can’t Take It With You (Columbia, produced by Frank Capra)

Director: Frank Capra, You Can’t Take It With You

Actor: Spencer Tracy, Boys Town

Actress: Bette Davis, Jezebel

Supporting Actor: Walter Brennan, Kentucky

Supporting Actress: Fay Bainter, Jezebel

Writing Screenplay: Pygmalion (MGM British), George Bernard Shaw, adaptation by Ian Dalrymple, Cecil Lewis, W. P. Lipscomb

Writing Original Story: Boys Town, Eleanore Griffin and Dore Schary

Cinematography: The Great Waltz, Joseph Ruttenberg

Interior Decoration: The Adventures of Robin Hood, Warner, Carl J. Weyl

Sound Recording: The Cowboy and the Lady, Thomas Moulton

Music Song: “Thanks for the Memory” (Big Broadcast of 1938), music by Ralph Rainger, lyrics by Leo Robin

Music Score: Alexander’s Ragtime Band (Fox), Alfred Newman

Music Original Score: The Adventures of Robin Hood (Warner), Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Editing: The Adventures of Robin Hood (Warner), Ralph Dawson

Short Subjects: Cartoons: Ferdinand the Bull (Disney)

Short Subjects: One-Reel: That Mothers Might Leave (MGM)

Short Subjects: Two-Reel: Declaration of Independence (Warner)

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Hal B. Wallis

Special Awards:

Deanna Durbin and Mickey Rooney, for their significant contribution in bringing to the screen the spirit and personification of youth, and as juvenile players setting a high standard of ability and achievement (Miniature Statuette Trophies).

Harry M. Warner, in recognition of patriotic service in the production of historical short subjects presenting significant episodes in the early struggle of the American people for liberty (Scroll).

Walt Disney, for “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” recognized as a significant screen innovation, which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field for the motion picture cartoon (One Statuette and Seven Miniature Statuettes).

Oliver Marsh and Allen Davey, for the color cinematography of the MGM production “Sweethearts” (Palque).

J. Arthur Ball, for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of color in motion picture photography (Scroll).