Cinema 1964: You Must Remember This

Cineliteracy: What You Need to Know about 1964 as a Movie and Pop Culture Year

Oscar: Best Picture Nominees

Becket, 12 nominations, 1 Oscars
Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 4, no Oscars
Mary Poppins, 13, 5
My Fair Lady 12, 8
Zorba the Greek, 7, 3




Best Director:

Michael Cacoyannis, Zorba the Greek

George Cukor, My Fair Lady

Peter Glenville, Becket

Stanley Kubrick, Dr. Strangelove

Robert Stevenson: Mary Poppins


dsfsu7a4z82Best Actor

Richard Burton, Becket

Rex Harrison, My Fair Lady

Peter O’Toole, Becket

Anthony Quinn, Zorba the Greek

Peter Sellers, Dr. Strangelove


my_fair_lady_posterBest Actress

Julie Andrews, Mary Poppins

Anne Bancroft, The Pumpkin Eater

Sophia Loren, Marriage, Italian Style

Debbie Reynolds, The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Kim Stanley, Séance on a Wet Afternoon



Zorba_the_Greek_Lila_Kedrova_5Supporting Actor

John Gielgud, Becket

Stanley Holloway, My Fair Lady

Edmond O’Brien, Seven Days in May

Lee Tracy, The Best Man

Peter Ustinov, Topkapi






Grayson Hall, playing an obsessive lesbian, in Night of the Iguana

Supporting Actress

Gladys Cooper, My Fair Lady

Edith Evans, The Chalk Garden

Grayson Hall, Night of the Iguana

Lila Kedrova, Zorba the Greek

Agnes Moorehead, Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte