FIxing The Oscars 2.0 – 1961

Best Picture, Non-English Language

– Yojimbo (winner!)

– Viridiana
– Through a Glass Darkly
– Last Year at Marienbad
– Cleo from 5 to 7
– Divorce Italian Style

Best Picture, English Language

– West Side Story (winner!)

– The Hustler
– The Innocents
– The Misfits
– Judgment at Nuremberg

Best Actor

– Paul Newman (The Hustler) (winner!)

– Toshiro Mifune (Yojimbo)
– Marcello Mastroianni (Divorce Italian Style)
– Max von Sydow (Through a Glass Darkly)
– Dirk Bogarde (Victim)
– Maximilian Schell (Judgment at Nuremberg)

Best Actress

– Deborah Kerr (The Innocents) (winner!)

– Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast at Tiffany’s)
– Harriet Andersson (Through a Glass Darkly)
– Silvia Pinal (Viridiana)
– Claudia McNeil (A Raisin in the Sun)
– Delphine Seyrig (Last Year at Marienbad)

Best Supporting Actor

– Tatsuya Nakadai (Yojimbo) (winner!)

– George C. Scott (The Hustler)
– Fernando Rey (Viridiana)
– Alan Bates (Whistle Down the Wind)
– Jean-Paul Belmondo (A Woman is a Woman)
– Eli Wallach (The Misfits)

Best Supporting Actress

– Rita Moreno (West Side Story) (winner!)

– Piper Laurie (The Hustler)
– Judy Garland (Judgment at Nuremberg)
– Marlene Dietrich (Judgment at Nuremberg)
– Fay Bainter (The Children’s Hour)
– Irene Papas (The Guns of Navarone)

Best Director

– Akira Kurosawa (Yojimbo) (winner!)

– Luis Buñuel (Viridiana)
– Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins (West Side Story)
– Ingmar Bergman (Through a Glass Darkly)
– Alain Resnais (Last Year at Marienbad)

Best Cinematography, Black and White

– Sacha Vierny (Last Year At Marienbad) (winner!)

– Kazuo Miyagawa (Yojimbo)
– Sven Nykvist (Through A Glass Darkly)
– Eugene Schufftan (The Hustler)
– Freddie Francis (The Innocents)

Best Cinematography, Colour

– Daniel L. Fapp (West Side Story) (winner!)

– Robert Krasker (El Cid)
– Franz Planer & Manuel Berenger (King of Kings)
– Mario Bava (Hercules At The Center Of The Earth)
– Arthur Grant (Curse Of The Werewolf)
– Oswald Morris (The Guns Of Navarone)

Best Original Screenplay

– Akira Kurosawa & Ryuzo Kikushima (Yojimbo) (winner!)

– Ennio De Concini & Pietro Germi & Alfredo Giannetti (Divorce – Italian Style)
– Alain Robbe-Grillet (Last Year at Marienbad)
– Ingmar Bergman (Through a Glass Darkly)
– Arthur Miller (The Misfits)

Best Adapted Screenplay

– Luis Buñuel & Julio Alejandro de Castro (Viridiana, from the novel Halma by Benito Pérez Galdós) (winner!)

– Sydney Carroll & Robert Rossen (The Hustler, from the novel by Walter Tevis)
– William Archibald & Truman Capote & John Mortimer (The Innocents, from the novel The Turn of the Screw by Henry James)
– George Axelrod (Breakfast at Tiffany’s, from the novel by Truman Capote)
– Abby Mann (Judgment at Nuremberg, from the teleplay by Mann originally broadcast on “Playhouse 90”)

Best Original Score

– Masaru Satô (Yojimbo) (winner!)

– Erik Nordgren (Through a Glass Darkly)
– Miklos Rozsa (El Cid)
– Georges Auric (The Innocents)
– Alex North (The Misfits)

Best Adapted / Song / Musical Score

– Leonard Bernstein (music), Stephen Sondheim (lyrics), Saul Chaplin, Johhny Green, Irwin Kostal & Sid Ramin (music supervisors) (West Side Story) (winner!)

– Duke Ellington (Paris Blues)
– Richard Rodgers (music), Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics), Alfred Newman (music supervisor) & Ken Darby (vocal arranger) (Flower Drum Song)
– Uncredited (Viridiana)
– Victor Herbert (music), Mel Leven (lyrics) & George Bruns (music supervisor) (Babes in Toyland)

Best Original Song

– “Moon River”, Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer (Breakfast at Tiffany’s) (winner!)

– “Town Without Pity”, Dimitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington (Town Without Pity)
– “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, George Weiss, Hugo Peretti & Luigi Creatore (with elements of Jean Paul Egide Martini’s “Plaisir d’amour”) (Blue Hawaii)
– “Mosura no uta (The Mothra Song)”, Yuji Koseki & Susumu Ike (Mothra)
– “Cruella de Vil”, Mel Leven (One Hundred and One Dalmatians)
– “The Falcon and the Dove (Love Theme from El Cid)”, Miklos Rozsa & Paul Francis Webster (El Cid)
– “Pocketful of Miracles”, Jimmy Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn (Pocketful of Miracles)

Best Sound

– Yojimbo (winner!)

– The Guns Of Navarone
– West Side Story
– The Innocents
– Whistle Down The Wind

Best Film Editing

– Akira Kurosawa (Yojimbo) (winner!)

– Thomas Stanford (West Side Story)
– Dede Allen (The Hustler)
– Alan Osbiston (The Guns of Navarone)
– Pascale Laverrière & Janine Verneau (Cleo from 5 to 7)
– Jasmine Chasney & Henri Colpi (Last Year at Marienbad)
– Philip W. Anderson (The Parent Trap)
– Max Benedict (Whistle Down the Wind)

Best Art Direction, Black and White

– Jacques Saulnier & Jean-Jacques Fabre & Georges Glon & André Piltant (Last Year at Marienbad) (winner!)

– Francisco Canet (Viridiana)
– Wilfred Shingleton (The Innocents)
– Yoshirô Muraki (Yojimbo)
– Ray Simm (Whistle Down the Wind)

Best Art Direction, Colour

– Boris Leven & Victor Gangelin (West Side Story) (winner!)

– Daniel Haller (The Pit and the Pendulum)
– Ross Bellah & Hal Pereira (The Ladies Man)
– Bernard Evein (A Woman is a Woman)
– Geoffrey Drake (The Guns of Navarone)

Best Costume Design

– Irene Sharaff (West Side Story) (winner!)

– Yoshirô Muraki (Yojimbo)
– Irene Sharaff (Flower Drum Song)
– Dorothy Jeakins (The Children’s Hour)
– Veniero Colasanti & John Moore (El Cid)

Best Special Effects

– The Guns of Navarone (winner!)

– The Absent-Minded Professor
– Mothra
– Mysterious Island
– The Pit And The Pendulum

Best Film Short

– Munro (winner!)

– Surogat
– Aquamania
– Compressed Hare
– Lickety-Splat
– Nelly’s Folly

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