Oscar 1939: Winners

Picture: Gone With the Wind (Selznick, MGM, produced by David o. Selznick)

Director: Victor Fleming, Gone With the Wind

Actor: Robert Donat, Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Actress: Vivien Leigh, Gone With the Wind

Supporting Actor: Thomas Mitchell, Stagecoach

Supporting Actress: Hattie McDaniel, Gone With the Wind

Writing Screenplay: Gone With the Wind, Sidney Howard

Writing Original Story: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Lewis R. Forster

Cinematography (b/w): Wuthering Heights, Gregg Toland

Cinematography (color): Gone With the Wind, Ernest Haller and Ray Rennahan

Interior Decoration: Gone With the Wind, Lyle Wheeler

Sound Recording: When Tomorrow Comes, Bernard B. Brown

Music Song: “Over the Rainbow” (The Wizard of Oz, music by Harold Allen, lyrics by E.Y. Harburg

Music Score: Stagecoach (UA), Richard Hageman, Frank Harling, John Leipold, Leo Shuken

Music Original Score: The Wizard of Oz, Herbert Stothart

Editing: Gone With the Wind, Hal C. Kern and James E. Newton

Special Effects: The Rains Came (Fox), Photographic, Roy Davidson, Sound: Edwin C. Hahn

Short Subjects: Cartoons: The Ugly Duckling (Disney)

Short Subjects: One-Reel: Busy Little Bears (Paramount)

Short Subjects: Two-Reel: Sons of Liberty (Warner)

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: David O. Selznick

Special Awards:

Douglas Fairbanks, recognizing the unique and outstanding contribution, the first president of the Academy, to the international development of the motion picture (Statuette).

Judy Garland, for her outstanding performance as a screen juvenile during the past year (Miniature Statuette).

William Cameron Menzies, for outstanding achievement in the use of color for the enhancement of dramatic mood on the production of Gone With the Wind (Plaque).