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1929 Oscar Nominations

Winners are shown in red


Best Picture, Unique and Artistic Production

* Chang
* The Crowd
* Sunrise

Best Picture, Production

* The Racket
* Seventh Heaven
* Wings

Best Actor

* Last Command, The (1928) - Emil Jannings
* Noose, The (1928) - Richard Barthelmess
* Patent Leather Kid, The (1927) - Richard Barthelmess
* Way of All Flesh, The (1927) - Emil Jannings

Best Actress
* Sadie Thompson (1928) - Gloria Swanson
* Seventh Heaven (1927) - Janet Gaynor
* Ship Comes In, A (1928) - Louise Dresser
* Street Angel (1928) - Janet Gaynor
* Sunrise (1927) - Janet Gaynor

Best Director, Comedy Picture

* Two Arabian Knights (1927) - Lewis Milestone
* Speedy (1928) - Ted Wilde

Best Director, Dramatic Picture

* The Crowd (1928) - King Vidor
* Seventh Heaven (1927) - Frank Borzage
* Sorrell and Son (1927) - Herbert Brenon

Best Writing, Original Story

* The Last Command (1928) - Lajos Biró
* Underworld (1927) - Ben Hecht

Best Writing, Adaptation

* Glorious Betsy (1928) - Anthony Coldeway
* The Jazz Singer (1927) - Alfred A. Cohn
* Seventh Heaven (1927) - Benjamin Glazer

Best Writing, Title Writing

* Joseph Farnham
* George Marion Jr.
* The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927) - Gerald C. Duffy

Best Cinematography

* The Devil Dancer (1927) - George Barnes (I)
* The Magic Flame (1927) - George Barnes (I)
* Sadie Thompson (1928) - George Barnes (I)
* Sunrise (1927) - Charles Rosher; Karl Struss

Best Art Direction

* The Dove (1927) - William Cameron Menzies
* Seventh Heaven (1927) - Harry Oliver
* Sunrise (1927) - Rochus Gliese
* Tempest (1928) - William Cameron Menzies

Best Effects, Engineering Effects

* Ralph Hammeras
* Nugent Slaughter
* Wings (1927) - Roy Pomeroy

Honorary Award

* The Circus (1928) - Charles Chaplin
- For versatility and genius in acting, writing, directing and producing The Circus.
* The Jazz Singer (1927) - Warner Bros.
- For producing The Jazz Singer, the pioneer outstanding talking picture, which has revolutionized the industry.


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