Oscar Movies: Diary of Anne Frank, The (1959)

Oscar Nominations: 9

Picture, produced by George Stevens
Director: George Stevens
Supporting Actress: Shelley Winters
Supporting Actor: Ed Wynn
Cinematography (b/w): William C. Mellor
Art Direction-Set Decoration (b/w): Lyle R. Wheeler and George W. Davis; Walter M. Scott and Stuart A. Reiss
Costume Design (b/w): Charles LeMaire and Mary Wills
Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture: Alfred Newman

Oscar Awards: 3

Supporting Actress
Cinematography
Art Direction

Oscar Context

In 1959, William Wyler's historical epic “Ben-Hur” swept most of the Oscars, including Best Picture and Director.

This was the first of two Supporting Actress Oscars that Shelley Winters received; the other was for “A Patch of Blue” in 1965.