Cinema 1950: Best Picture Winners

Picture: All About Eve

Director: Joseph Mankiewicz, All About Eve

Actor: Jose Ferrer, Cyrano de Bergerac

Actress: Judy Holliday, Born Yesterday

Supporting Actor: George Sanders, All About Eve

Supporting Actress: Josephine Hull, Harvey

Writing Screenplay: Joseph Mankiewicz, All About Eve

Writing Motion Picture Story: Edna and Edward Anhalt, Panic in the Streets

Story and Screenplay: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, and D.M. Marshman, Jr., Sunset Boulevard

Cinematography b/w: Robert Krasker, The Third Man

Cinematography color: Robert Surtees, King Solomon’s Mines

Art Direction-Set Decoration b/w: Sunset Boulevard, Hans Dreier and John Meehan; Sam Comer and Ray Moyer

Art Direction-Set Decoration color: Samson and Delilah, Hans Dreier and Walter Tyler; Sam Comer and Ray Moyer

Sound Recording: All About Eve, Fox Sound Department

Music: Song: Mona Lisa (Captain Carey, USA), music and lyrics by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston

Music: Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture: Sunset Boulevard, Franz Waxman

Music Scoring of a Musical Picture: Annie Get Your Gun, Adolph Deutsch and Roger Edens

Editing: King Solomon’s Mines, Ralph E. Winters and Conrad A. Nervig

Costume Design b/w: All About Eeve, Edith Head and Charles LeMaire

Costume Design color: Samson and Delilah, Edith Head, Dorothy Jeakins, Elois Jenssen, Gile Steele, and Gwen Wakeling About Eeve, Edith Head and Charles LeMaire

Special Effects: Destination Moon

Short Subjects: Cartoons: Gerald McBoing-Boing

Short Subjects: One-Reel: Granadad of Races

Short Subjects: Two-Reel: In Beaver Valley

Documentary Short: Why Korea Fox, produced by Edmund Reek

Documentary Feature: The Titan: Story of Michelangelo

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Darryl F. Zanuck

Special Awards:

George Murphy, for his services in interpreting the film industry to the country at large

Louis B. Mayer, for distinguished service to the motion picture industry

The Walls of Malapaga (Franco-Italian), voted by the Board of Governors as the most outstanding foreign language film in the U.S. in 1950.