Fixing the Oscars 2.0 – 1928

BEST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE PICTURE

The Crowd – WINNER!

– The Wind
– The Circus
– The Man Who Laughs
– Steamboat Bill, Jr.

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE PICTURE

The Passion of Joan of Arc – WINNER!

– Spione
– October
– Storm Over Asia
– The Fall of the House of Usher (Jean Epstein version)

BEST ACTOR

James Murray (The Crowd) – WINNER!

– Emil Jannings (The Last Command)
– Conrad Veidt (The Man Who Laughs)
– Charles Chaplin (The Circus)
– Lon Chaney (West of Zanzibar)
– Buster Keaton (Steamboat Bill, Jr.)

BEST ACTRESS

Mlle. Falconetti (The Passion of Joan of Arc) – WINNER!

– Lillian Gish (The Wind)
– Marion Davies (Show People)
– Eleanor Boardman (The Crowd)
– Janet Gaynor (Street Angel)
– Gloria Swanson (Sadie Thompson)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Rudolf Klein-Rogge (Spione) – WINNER!

– Antonin Artaud (The Passion of Joan of Arc)
– Ernest Torrence (Steamboat Bill, Jr.)
– William Powell (The Last Command)
– Lars Hanson (The Wind)
– Lupo Pick (Spione)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Olga Tschechowa (An Italian Straw Hat) – WINNER!

– Loretta Young (Laugh, Clown, Laugh!)
– Evelyn Brent (The Last Command)
– Olga Baclanova (The Docks of New York)
– Dorothy Cumming (The Wind)
– Merna Kennedy (The Circus)

BEST DIRECTOR

King Vidor (The Crowd) – WINNER!

– Carl Theodor Dreyer (The Passion of Joan of Arc)
– Victor Sjostrom (The Wind)
– Fritz Lang (Spies)
– Charles Chaplin (The Circus)
– Sergei Eisenstein (October)
– Paul Leni (The Man Who Laughs)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

King Vidor, John V.A. Weaver, Joseph Farnham (The Crowd) – WINNER!

– Lajos Biró, John F. Goodrich, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Josef von Sternberg (The Last Command)
– Agnes Christine Johnston, Laurence Stallings, Wanda Tuchock, Ralph Spence (Show People)
– Clyde Bruckman, Lew Lipton, Richard Schayer, Joseph Farnham (The Cameraman)
– Charles Chaplin (The Circus)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Joseph Delteil, Carl Theodor Dreyer (The Passion of Joan of Arc, based on the transcripts of the trial of Jeanne d’Arc) – WINNER!

– Frances Marion [from the novel by Dorothy Scarborough] (The Wind)
– Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou [from the novel by Thea von Harbou] (Spione)
– René Clair [from the play by Eugène Labiche & Marc Michel] (An Italian Straw Hat)
– Arthur Bernède, Marcel L’Herbier [from the novel by Émile Zola] (L’argent)
Jules Furthman, Julian Johnson [from the story “The Dock Walloper” by John Monk Saunders] (The Docks Of New York)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (Rudolph Mate) – WINNER!

– The Crowd (Henry Sharp)
– Spione (Fritz Arno Wagner)
– The Docks Of New York (Harold Rossen)
– October (Vladimir Nilsen, Vladimir Popov, Eduard Tisse)
– White Shadows In The South Seas (Clyde De Vinna)

BEST FILM EDITING

Carl Theodor Dreyer, Marguerite Beauge (La passion de Jeanne d’Arc) – WINNER!

– Hugh Wynn (The Cameraman)
– Hugh Wynn (Steamboat Bill Jr.)
– Helen Lewis (The Docks of New York)
– Uncredited (Spione)
– Uncredited (Oktyabr)
– Frank Atkinson (Lonesome)
– William Shea (The Last Command)

BEST ART DIRECTION

Richard Day, Erich von Stroheim (The Wedding March) – WINNER!

– Cedric Gibbons, A. Arnold Gillespie (The Crowd)
– Jean Hugo, Hermann Warm (La passion de Jeanne d’Arc)
– Cedric Gibbons & Edward Withers (The Wind)
– Anton Grot (Noah’s Ark)

Best Costume Design

Valentine Hugo (La passion de Jeanne d’Arc) – WINNER!

– Max Rée, Richard Day, Erich von Stroheim (The Wedding March)
– Uncredited (Noah’s Ark)
– Souplet (Un chapeau de paille d’Italie)
– Uncredited (The Last Command)

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

The Fall Of The House Of Usher – WINNER!

– Steamboat Bill Jr
– The Wind
– The Cameraman

BEST SHORT FILM

Steamboat Willie – WINNER!

– The Fall of the House of Usher (Watson & Webber version)
– Two Tars
– Inflation
– Plane Crazy
-Koko’s Earth Control

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT

The Man Who Laughs for its makeup – 6 votes – WINNER!
The Circus for its music – 5 votes

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