Oscar Movies: Operation Petticoat (1959)

Oscar Alert


Oscar Nominations: 1


Story and Screenplay (Original): Paul King and Joseph Stone; Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin.


Oscar Context


The winners were Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin, who were also nominated for the Doris Day-Rock Hudson comedy, “Pillow Talk.”  The other nominees were Ingmar Bergman for “Wild Strawberries,” Francois Truffaut for “The 400 Blows,” and Ernest Lehman for Hitchcock's “North by Northwest.”