Fixing the Oscars 2.0 – 1929

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE PICTURE

Chelovek s kino-apparatom (Man with a Movie Camera) – WINNER!

– Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora’s Box)
– Arsenal
– Tagebuch einer Verlorenen (Diary of a Lost Girl)
– Asphalt

BEST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE PICTURE

Hallelujah! – WINNER!

– A Cottage on Dartmoor
– The Cocoanuts
– Blackmail
– The Love Parade

BEST ACTOR

Maurice Chevalier (The Love Parade) WINNER! (tied)
Uno Henning (A Cottage on Dartmoor) WINNER! (tied)

– Chico Marx (The Cocoanuts)
– Groucho Marx (The Cocoanuts)
– Harpo Marx (The Cocoanuts)

BEST ACTRESS

Louise Brooks (Die Büchse der Pandora) – WINNER!

– Anna May Wong (Piccadilly)
– Helen Morgan (Applause)
– Gloria Swanson (Queen Kelly)
– Jeanne Eagels (The Letter)
– Ita Rina (Erotikon)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Lupino Lane (The Love Parade) – WINNER!

– Donald Calthrop (Blackmail)
– Hans Adalbert Schlettow (A Cottage on Dartmoor)
– Francis Lederer (Die Büchse der Pandora)
– Cyril Ritchard (Blackmail)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Nina Mae McKinney (Hallelujah!) – WINNER!

– Seena Owen (Queen Kelly)
– Bessie Love (The Broadway Melody)
– Marie Prevost (The Godless Girl)
– Margaret Dumont (The Cocoanuts)
– Lillian Roth (The Love Parade)

BEST DIRECTOR

Dziga Vertov (Chelovek s kino-apparatom) – WINNER!

– G. W. Pabst (Die Büchse der Pandora)
– King Vidor (Hallelujah!)
– Anthony Asquith (A Cottage on Dartmoor)
– Aleksandr Dovzhenko (Arsenal)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Ladislaus Vajda [from the plays “Die Büchse der Pandora” and “Erdgeist” by Frank Wedekind] (Die Büchse der Pandora) – WINNER!

– Alfred Hitchcock, Benn W. Levy & Charles Bennett [from the play by Bennett] (Blackmail)
– Morrie Ryskind [from the play by George S. Kaufman] (The Cocoanuts)
– Rudolf Leonhardt [from the novel by Margarete Böhme] (Tagebuch einer Verlorenen)
– Ernest Vajda & Guy Bolton [from the play “The Prince Consort” by Leon Xanrof] (The Love Parade)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Akira Fushimi & Yasujirô Ozu ( Gakusei romance: Wakaki hi – Days of Youth) – WINNER!

– Wanda Tuchock, Ransom Rideout, Richard Schayer & King Vidor (Hallelujah!)
– Anthony Asquith & Herbert Price (A Cottage on Dartmoor)
– Jeanie Macpherson (The Godless Girl)
– Erich von Stroheim (Queen Kelly)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Chelovek s kino-apparatom – WINNER!

– Die Büchse der Pandora
– Arsenal
– Tagebuch einer Verlorenen
– Hallelujah!

BEST ADAPTED/SONG SCORE

Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed (original songs) (The Broadway Melody) – WINNER!

– Victor Schertzinger & Clifford Grey (original songs) (The Love Parade)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“Singin’ in the Rain”, Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed (Hollywood Revue of 1929) – WINNER!

– “You Were Meant for Me”, Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed (The Broadway Melody)
– “Waiting at the End of the Road”, Irving Berlin (Hallelujah!)
– “Swanee Shuffle”, Irving Berlin (Hallelujah)

BEST FILM EDITING

Dziga Vertov (Chelovek s kino-apparatom) – WINNER!

– Josep Fleisler (Die Büchse der Pandora)
– Aleksandr Dovzhenko (Arsenal)
– Emile de Ruelle (Blackmail)
– Hugh Wynn (Hallelujah!)

BEST ART DIRECTION

Cedric Gibbons (Hallelujah!) – WINNER!

– Cedric Gibbons & Mitchell Leisen (Dynamite)
– Harold Miles (Queen Kelly)
– W.C. Arnold (Blackmail)
– Hans Rouc (Mocny Czlowiek)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Ernö Metzner (Tagebuch einer Verlorenen) – WINNER!

– Gottlieb Hesch (Die Büchse der Pandora)
– Uncredited (Piccadilly)
– Travis Banton (The Love Parade)
– Paul Burns (The Iron Mask)
– Max Rée (Queen Kelly)

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

Chelovek s kino-apparatom – WINNER!

BEST SHORT FILM

Un Chien Andalou – WINNER!

– The Skeleton Dance
– Big Business
– Regen
– Wrong Again

One Response to “Fixing the Oscars 2.0 – 1929”

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