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The Oscars for the year 1936


Winners are shown in red


Best Picture

* Alice Adams (1935) - RKO Radio
* Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) - M-G-M
* Captain Blood (1935) - Cosmopolitan
* David Copperfield (1935) - M-G-M
* Informer, The (1935) - RKO Radio
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Paramount
* Midsummer Night's Dream, A (1935) - Warner Bros.
* Miserables, Les (1935) - 20th Century Pictures
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - M-G-M
* Naughty Marietta (1935) - M-G-M
* Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) - Paramount
* Top Hat (1935) - RKO Radio

Best Actor in a Leading Role

* Black Fury (1935) - Paul Muni
* Informer, The (1935) - Victor McLaglen
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - Clark Gable
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - Charles Laughton
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - Franchot Tone

Best Actress in a Leading Role

* Alice Adams (1935) - Katharine Hepburn
* Becky Sharp (1935) - Miriam Hopkins
* Dangerous (1935) - Bette Davis
* Dark Angel, The (1935) - Merle Oberon
* Escape Me Never (1935) - Elisabeth Bergner
* Private Worlds (1935) - Claudette Colbert

Best Director

* Captain Blood (1935) - Michael Curtiz
* Informer, The (1935) - John Ford
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Henry Hathaway
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - Frank Lloyd (I)

Best Assistant Director

* David Copperfield (1935) - Joseph M. Newman
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Clem Beauchamp
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Paul Wing (I)
* Midsummer Night's Dream, A (1935) - Sherry Shourds
* Miserables, Les (1935) - Eric Stacey (I)

Best Writing, Original Story

* 'G' Men (1935) - Darryl F. Zanuck
- Write-in candidate, not an official nominee. The official AMPAS records list the pseudonym 'Gregory Rogers' as nominee.
* Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) - Moss Hart
* Gay Deception, The (1935) - Don Hartman (I); Stephen Morehouse Avery
* Scoundrel, The (1935) - Ben Hecht; Charles MacArthur

Best Writing, Screenplay

* Captain Blood (1935) - Casey Robinson
- Write-in candidate, not an official nominee.
* Informer, The (1935) - Dudley Nichols
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Achmed Abdullah; John L. Balderston; Grover Jones; William Slavens McNutt; Waldemar Young
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - Jules Furthman; Talbot Jennings; Carey Wilson (II)

Best Cinematography

* Barbary Coast (1935) - Ray June
* Crusades, The (1935) - Victor Milner
* Midsummer Night's Dream, A (1935) - Hal Mohr
* Miserables, Les (1935) - Gregg Toland

Best Art Direction

* Dark Angel, The (1935) - Richard Day (I)
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Hans Dreier; Roland Anderson
* Top Hat (1935) - Carroll Clark; Van Nest Polglase

Best Sound, Recording

* 1,000 Dollars a Minute (1935) - Republic SSD
* Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - Gilbert Kurland (sound director); Universal SSD
* Captain Blood (1935) - Nathan Levinson (sound director); Warner Bros.-First National SSD
* Dark Angel, The (1935) - Thomas T. Moulton (sound director); United Artists SSD
* I Dream Too Much (1935) - Carl Dreher (III) (sound director); RKO Radio SSD
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Franklin Hansen (sound director); Paramount SSD
* Love Me Forever (1935) - John P. Livadary (sound director); Columbia SSD
* Naughty Marietta (1935) - Douglas Shearer (sound director); M-G-M SSD
* Thanks a Million (1935) - Edmund H. Hansen (sound director); 20th Century Fox SSD

Best Film Editing

* David Copperfield (1935) - Robert Kern
* Informer, The (1935) - George Hively (I)
* Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The (1935) - Ellsworth Hoagland
* Midsummer Night's Dream, A (1935) - Ralph Dawson
* Miserables, Les (1935) - Barbara McLean
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - Margaret Booth

Best Music, Song

* Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) - Harry Warren (music); Al Dubin (lyrics) - For the song "Lullaby of Broadway".
* Roberta (1935) - Jerome Kern (music); Dorothy Fields (lyrics); Jimmy McHugh (lyrics) - For the song "Lovely to Look at".
* Top Hat (1935) - Irving Berlin - For the song "Cheek to Cheek".

Best Music, Score

* Captain Blood (1935) - Leo F. Forbstein; Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Warner Bros.-First National Studio Music Department
* Informer, The (1935) - Max Steiner; RKO Radio Studio Music Department
* Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) - Nat W. Finston; Herbert Stothart; M-G-M Studio Music Department
* Peter Ibbetson (1935) - Irvin Talbot; Ernst Toch; Paramount Studio Music Department

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

* Calico Dragon, The (1935) - Rudolf Ising; Hugh Harman
* Three Orphan Kittens (1935) - Walt Disney
* Who Killed Cock Robin? (1935) - Walt Disney

Best Short Subject, Comedy

* How to Sleep (1935) - Jack Chertok
* Oh, My Nerves (1935) - Jules White (I)
* Tit for Tat (1935) - Hal Roach

Best Short Subject, Novelty

* Audioscopiks (1935) - Pete Smith (I)
* Camera Thrills (1935) - Universal
* Wings Over Mt. Everest (1935) - Gaumont British; Skibo Productions

Best Dance Direction

* All the King's Horses (1934) - Le Roy Prinz - For "Viennese Waltz".
* Big Broadcast of 1936, The (1936) - Le Roy Prinz - For "Elephant - It's the Animal in Me".
* Broadway Hostess (1935) - Bobby Connolly - For "Playboy of Paree".
* Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) - Dave Gould (I) - For "I've Got a Feeling You're Fooling".
* Folies-Berg¸re (1934) - Dave Gould (I) - For "Straw Hat".
* Go Into Your Dance (1935) - Bobby Connolly - For "Latin from Manhattan".
* Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) - Busby Berkeley - For "Lullaby of Broadway" and "The Words Are in My Heart".
* King of Burlesque (1935) - Sammy Lee (I) - For "Lovely Lady" and "Too Good to Be True".
* She (1935) - Benjamin Zemach - For "Hall of Kings".
* Top Hat (1935) - Hermes Pan - For "Piccolino" and "Top Hat".

Honorary Award

* D.W. Griffith
- For his distinguished creative achievements as director and producer and his invaluable initiative and lasting contributions to the progress of the motion picture arts.



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