Oscar 1942: Winners

Picture: Mrs. Miniver (MGM), Sidney Franklin

Director: William Wyler, Mrs. Miniver

Actor: James Cagney, Yankee Doodle Dandy

Actress: Greer Garson, Mrs. Miniver

Supporting Actor: Van Heflin, Johnny Eager

Supporting Actress: Teresa Wright, Mrs. Miniver

Writing Screenplay: Mrs. Miniver, George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West, and Arthur Wimperis

Writing Original Screenplay: Woman of the Year, Michael Kanin and Ring Lardner, Jr.

Writing Original Story: The Invaders, Emeric Pressburger

Cinematography (b/w): Mrs. Miniver, Joseph Ruttenberg

Cinematography (color): The Black Swan, Leon Shamroy

Interior Decoration (b/w): This Above All, Richard Day and Joseph Wright; Thomas Little

Interior Decoration (color): My Gal Sal, Richard Day and Joseph Wright; Thomas Little

Sound Recording: Yankee Doodle Dandy, Nathan Levinson

Music Song: “White Christmas” (Holiday Inn), music and lyrics by Irving Berlin

Music Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture: Now, Voyager, Max Steiner

Music Scoring of a Musical Picture: Yankee Doodle Dandy, Ray Heindorf and Heinz Roemfeld

Editing: The Pride of the Yankees, Daniel Mandell

Special Effects: Reap the Wild Wind (Paramount), Photographic, Farciot Edouart, Gordon Jennings, and William L. Pereira; Sound: Louis Mesenkop

Short Subjects: Cartoons: Der Fuehrer's Face (Disney, RKO Radio)

Short Subjects: One-Reel: Speaking of Animals and their Families (Paramount)

Short Subjects: Two-Reel: Beyond the Line of Duty (Warner)


Battle of Mideway (U.S. Navy, Fox)
Kokoda Front Line (Australian News Information Bureau)
Moscow Strikes Back (Artkino, Russia)
Prelude to War (U.S. Army Special Services)

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Sidney Franklin

Special Awards:

Charles Boyer, for his progressive cultural achievement in establishing the French research Foundation in L.A. as a source of reference for the Hollywood motion picture industry (Certificate)
Noel Coward, for his outstanding production achievement in In Which We Serve (Certificate)
MGM Studio, for its achievement in representing the American way of life in the production of the Andy Hardy series of films (Certificate).