Oscar Movies: Hole in the Head, A (1959)

Oscar Alert

 

Oscar Nominations: 1

 

Song: “High Hopes,” music by James Van Heusen, lyrics by Sammy Cahn

 

Oscar Awards: 1

 

Song

 

Oscar Context

 

Van Heusen and Cahn each had won three Oscars, but it was their only scond award as a team; the other being “Call Me Irresponsible,” from “Papa's Delicate Condition.”

 

The other nominees in the Best Song catgeory were: “The Best of Everything,” from the Joan Crawford melodrama of the same title, “The Five Pennies,” from Danny Kaye's film of that title, “The Hanging Tree,” from Gary Cooper's Western, and “Strange Are the Ways of Love” from “The Young Land.”