Fixing The Oscars – 1963

Best Picture in Another Language

Winner: 8 1/2 (original winner Best Foreign Language Film)

– Tengoku to jigoku (“High and Low”)
– Le mepris (“Contempt”)
– Yukinojo henge (“An Actor’s Revenge”)

Best Picture in the English Language

Winner: The Birds

– The Haunting
– Charade
– Hud
– Shock Corridor

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Winner: Marcello Mastroianni (8 1/2)

– Paul Newman (Hud) (original nominee)
– Cary Grant (Charade)
– Richard Harris (This Sporting Life)(original nominee)
– Toshiro Mifune (High and Low)

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Winner: Julie Harris (The Haunting)

– Audrey Hepburn (Charade)
– ‘Tippi’ Hedren (The Birds)
– Rachel Roberts (This Sporting Life) (original nominee)
– Shirley MacLaine (Irma La Douce) (original nominee)
– Brigitte Bardot (Contempt)
– Judy Garland (A Child Is Waiting)
– Ingrid Thulin (The Silence)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Winner: Melvyn Douglas (Hud) (original winner)

– Walter Matthau (Charade)
– Tsutomu Yamakazi (High and Low)
– Brandon De Wilde (Hud)
– Jack Palance (Contempt)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Winner: Claire Bloom (The Haunting)

– Patricia Neal (Hud) (original winner Best Actress)
– Anouk Aimee (8 1/2)
– Julie Christie (Billy Liar)
– Jessica Tandy (The Birds)

Best Director

Winner: Federico Fellini (8 1/2) (original nominee)

– Alfred Hitchcock (The Birds)
– Robert Wise (The Haunting)
– Akira Kurosawa (High and Low)
– Jean-Luc Godard (Contempt)

Best Screenplay

Winner: Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi (8 1/2) (original nominee)

– Nelson Gidding (The Haunting)
– Peter Stone (Charade)
– Evan Hunter (The Birds)
– Irving Ravetch; Harriet Frank Jr. (Hud) (original nominee)

Best Cinematography

Winner: James Wong Howe (Hud) (original winner Black and White Cinematography)

– Davis Boulton (The Haunting)
– Setsuo Kobayashi (An Actor’s Revenge)
– Robert Burks (The Birds)
– Gianni Di Venanzo(8 1/2)

Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

Winner: Nino Rota (8 1/2)

– Henry Mancini (Charade)
– Elmer Bernstein (The Great Escape)
– John Addison (Tom Jones) (original winner)
– Bernard Herrmann (Jason and the Argonauts)

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