Fixing the Oscars 2.0 – 1964

Best Picture, English Language

Dr. Strangelove (winner!)

– A Hard Day’s Night
– Mary Poppins
– Goldfinger
– My Fair Lady

Best Picture, Non-English Language

Onibaba (winner!)

– The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
– Woman of the Dunes
– Soy Cuba
– Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors

Best Actor

Peter Sellers (Dr. Strangelove) (winner!)

– Rod Steiger (The Pawnbroker)
– Anthony Quinn (Zorba the Greek)
– Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady)
– Richard Attenborough (Seance on a Wet Afternoon)

Best Actress

Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) (winner!)

– Kyôko Kishida (Woman of the Dunes)
– Julie Andrews (The Americanization of Emily)
– Kim Stanley (Seance on a Wet Afternoon)
– Nobuko Otowa (Onibaba)

Best Supporting Actor

George C. Scott (Dr. Strangelove) (winner!)

– Sterling Hayden (Dr. Strangelove)
– Gert Fröbe (Goldfinger)
– David Tomlinson (Mary Poppins)
– Jesus Franco (Strange Voyage)
– Peter Ustinov (Topkapi)

Best Supporting Actress

Lila Kedrova (Zorba the Greek) (winner!)

– Anne Vernon (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)
– Jitsuko Yoshimura (Onibaba)
– Françoise Lugagne (Diary of a Chambermaid)
– Ava Gardner (The Night of the Iguana)
– Grayson Hall (The Night of the Iguana)

Best Director

Hiroshi Teshigahara (Woman of the Dunes) (winner!)

– Stanley Kubrick (Dr. Strangelove)
– Bryan Forbes (Seance on a Wet Afternoon)
– Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)
– Sergio Leone (A Fistful of Dollars)
– Pier Paolo Pasolini (The Gospel According to St. Matthew)

Best Cinematography, Black and White

Sergei Urusevsky (Soy Cuba) (winner!)

– Hiroshi Segawa (Woman of the Dunes)
– Kiyomi Juroda (Onibaba)
– Waldemar Lima (Black God, White Devil)
– Tonino Delli Colli (The Gospel According to St. Matthew)

Best Cinematography, Colour

Jean Rabier (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) (winner!)

– Yoshio Miyajima (Kwaidan)
– Carlo Di Palma (Red Desert)
– Harry Stradling (My Fair Lady)
– Viktor Bestayev & Yuri Ilyenko (Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors)

Best Original Screenplay

Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) (winner!)

– Glauber Rocha (Black God, White Devil)
– Luciano Vincenzoni, Pietro Germi, Age & Scarpelli (Seduced and Abandoned)
– Manuel Ruiz Castillo & Pedro Beltrán (Strange Voyage)
– Alun Owen (A Hard Day’s Night)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern & Peter George (Dr. Strangelove, from the novel Red Alert by George) (winner!)

– Paddy Chayefsky (The Americanization of Emily, from the novel by William Bradford Huie)
– Kôbô Abe (Woman of the Dunes, from the novel Suna no onna by Abe)
– Edward Anhalt (Becket, from the play Becket ou l’honneur de Dieu by Jean Anouilh as translated by Lucienne Hill)
– Kaneto Shindô (Onibaba, from a Buddhist parable)
– Bill Walsh & Don Da Gradi (Mary Poppins, from the children’s book series by P. L. Travers)

Best Original Score

Ennio Morricone (A Fistful of Dollars) (winner!)

– John Barry (Goldfinger)
– Tôru Takemitsu (Woman in the Dunes)
– Dimitri Tiomkin (The Fall of the Roman Empire)
– John Barry (Seance on a Wet Afternoon)
– Michel Legrand (Band of Outsiders)
– Michel Legrand (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)

Best Adapted / Song / Musical Score

John Lennon & Paul McCartney (original songs); George Martin (musical director) (A Hard Day’s Night) (winner!)

– Michael Legrand (original vocal music; musical director); Jacques Demy (original lyrics) (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)
– Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman (original songs); Irwin Kostal (music supervisor) (Mary Poppins)
– Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner (adapted songs); Andre Previn (music supervisor) (My Fair Lady)
– Luis E. Bacalov (musical director) (The Gospel According to St. Matthew)

Best Original Song

“I Will Wait for You”, Michel Legrand & Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) (winner!)

– “Goldfinger”, John Barry, Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley (Goldfinger)
– “A Hard Day’s Night”, John Lennon & Paul McCartney (A Hard Day’s Night)
– “If I Fell”, John Lennon & Paul McCartney (A Hard Day’s Night)
– “Chim Chim Cher-ee”, Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman (Mary Poppins)
– “Feed the Birds (Tuppence a Bag)”, Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman (Mary Poppins)
– “Shadows of Paris”, Henry Mancini & Robert Wells (A Shot in the Dark)

Best Sound

Seance on a Wet Afternoon (winner!)

– Red Desert
– Goldfinger
– Kwaidan
– Mary Poppins

Best Film Editing

Derek York (Seance on a Wet Afternoon) (winner!)

– Cotton Warburton (Mary Poppins)
– John Jympson (A Hard Day’s Night)
Peter R. Hunt (Goldfinger)
– Toshio Enoki & Kazuo Enomoto (Onibaba)
– John Jympson (Zulu)

Best Art Direction, Black and White

Peter Murton & Ken Adam (Dr. Strangelove) (winner!)

– Totetsu Hirakawa & Masao Yamazaki (Woman of the Dunes)
– Luigi Scaccianoce & Dante Ferretti & Andrea Fantacci (The Gospel According to St. Matthew)
– Albert Brenner (Fail-Safe)
– Kaneto Shindô (Onibaba)

Best Art Direction, Colour

Bernard Evein & Claude Pignot (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) (winner!)

– Gene Allen & Cecil Beaton (My Fair Lady)
– Jusho “Shigemasa” Toda (Kwaidan)
– Carroll Clark & William H. Tuntke (Mary Poppins)
– Peter Murton & Ken Adam (Goldfinger)

Best Costume Design

Cecil Beaton & Michael Neuwirth (My Fair Lady) (winner!)

– Jacqueline Moreau (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)
– Tony Walton (Mary Poppins)
– Berit Nykjær (Gertrud)
– Jusho “Shigemasa” Toda (Kwaidan)

Best Special Effects

Mary Poppins (winner!)

– Kwaidan
– Goldfinger
– The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao
– The Masque of the Red Death
– The Train

Best Film Short

Scorpio Rising (winner!)

– The Pink Phink
– Les Jeux de Anges
– Mermaid
– Pink Pajamas

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