Oscar Movies: Best of Everything, The (1959)

Oscar Alert

 

Oscar Nominations: 2

 

The picture was nominated for two Oscars: Song, “The Best of Everything,” music by Alfred Newman, lyrics by Sammy Cahn, and Color Costume Design by Adele Palmer (her only nomination). 

 

Oscar Context:

 

The winner of the Color Costume Design Oscar was Elizabeth Haffenden for “Ben-Hur,” which swept most of the awards.  Frank Sinatra's popular tune, “A Hole in the Head,” won the Song Oscar for Capra's movie of the same title.