Oscar 1940: Winners

Picture: Rebecca (Selznick, UA, produced by David o. Selznick)

Director: John Ford, The Grapes of Wrath

Actor: James Stewart, The Philadelphia Story

Actress: Ginger Rogers, Kitty Foyle

Supporting Actor: Walter Brennan, The Westerner

Supporting Actress: Jane Darwell, The Grapes of Wrath

Writing Screenplay: The Philadelphia Story, Donald Ogden Stewart

Writing Original Screenplay: The Great McGinty, Preston Sturges

Writing Original Story: Arise, My Love, Benjamin Glazer and John S. Toldy

Cinematography (b/w): Rebecca, George Barnes

Cinematography (color): The Thief of Bagdad, George Perinal

Interior Decoration (b/w): Pride and Prejudice, Cedric Gibbons and Paul Grosse

Interior Decoration (color): The Thief of Bagdad, Vincent Korda

Sound Recording: Strike Up the Band, Douglas Shearer

Music Song: “When You Wish Upon a Star” (Pinocchio, music by Leigh Harline, lyrics by Ned Washington

Music Score: Tin Pan Alley (Fox, Alfred Newman

Music Original Score: Pinocchio, Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith, and Ned Washington

Editing: North West Mounted Police, Anne Bauchens

Special Effects: The Thief of Bagdad (UA), Photographic, Lawrence Butler, Sound: Jack Whitney

Short Subjects: Cartoons: Milky Way (MGM)

Short Subjects: One-Reel: Quicker 'N a Wink (MGM)

Short Subjects: Two-Reel: Teddy, the Rough Rider (Warner)

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: David O. Selznick

Special Awards:

Bob Hope, in recognition of his unselfish services to the motion picture industries (Special Silver Plaque)

Colonel Nathan Levinson, for his outstanding service to the industry and the Army during the past nine years, which has made possible the present efficient mobilization of the motion picture industry facilities for the production of Army training films (Statuette).