Cinema 1947: Oscar Winners

Picture: Gentleman’s Agreement (Fox), produced by Darryl F. Zanuck

Director: Elia Kazan, Gentleman’s Agreement

Actor: Ronald Colman, A Double Life

Actress: Loretta Young, The Farmer’s Daughter

Supporting Actor: Edmund Gwen, Miracle on 34th Street

Supporting Actress: Celeste Holm, Gentleman’s Agreement

Writing Screenplay: Miracle on 34th Street, George Seaton

Writing Original Story: Miracle on 34th Street, Valentine Davies

Writing Original Screenplay: The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, Sidney Sheldon

Cinematography b/w: Great Expectations, Guy Green

Cinematography color: Black Narcissus, Jack Cardiff

Art Direction-Set Decoration b/w: Great Expectations, John Bryan; Wilfred Shingleton

Art Direction-Set Decoration color: Black Narcissus, Robert M. Haas; George James Hopkins

Sound Recording: The Bishop’s Wife, Goldwyn Sound Department

Music: Song: Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah, Song of the South, music by Allie Wrubel, lyrics by Ray Gilbert

Music: Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture: A Double Life, Miklos Rosza

Music Scoring of a Musical Picture: Mother Wore Tights, Alfred Newman

Editing: Body and Soul, Francis Lyon and Robert Parrish

Special Effects: Green Dolphin Street, Visual, TA. Arnold Gillespie and Warren Newcombe. Audible, Douglas Shearer and Michael Steinore

Short Subjects: Cartoons: Tweetie Pie (Warner), produced by Edward Selzer

Short Subjects: One-Reel: Goodbye Mis Turlock (MGM), Herbert Moulton

Short Subjects: Two-Reel: Climbing the Matterhorn (Monogram), produced by
Irving Allen

Documentary Short: First Steps

Documentary Feature: Design for Death (RKO)

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Not Given

Special Awards:

Actor James Baskette, for his able and heart-warming characterization of Uncle Remus, friend and storyteller to the children of the world (Statuette).

Shoeshine (Italian film), for the high quality of this motion picture, brought to eloquent life in a country scarred by war, is proof to the world that the creative spirit can triumph over adversity (Statuette).

Bill and Coo

Colonel William N. Selig, Albert E. Smith, Thomas Armat, and George K. Spoor