Archive for the ‘1962’ Category

Fixing the Oscars 2.0 – 1962

December 2, 2007

Best Picture, Non-English Language

Jules et Jim (winner!)

– The Exterminating Angel
– Knife in the Water
– Winter Light
– An Autumn Afternoon

Best Picture, English Language

Lawrence of Arabia (winner!)

– The Manchurian Candidate
– To Kill a Mockingbird
– Lolita
– What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Best Actor

Gregory Peck (To Kill a Mockingbird) (winner!)

– Peter O’Toole (Lawrence of Arabia)
– James Mason (Lolita)
– Gunnar Björnstrand (Winter Light)
– Jack Lemmon (Days of Wine and Roses)
– Orson Werner (Jules et Jim)
– Vittorio Gassman (Il Sorpasso)

Best Actress

Jeanne Moreau (Jules et Jim) (winner!)

– Katharine Hepburn (Long Day’s Journey into Night)
– Bette Davis (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)
– Lee Remick (Days of Wine and Roses)
– Monica Vitti (L’Eclisse)
– Leslie Caron (The L-Shaped Room)
– Anna Karina (My Life to Live)

Best Supporting Actor

Omar Sharif (Lawrence of Arabia) (winner!)

– Victor Buoni (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane)
– Peter Sellers (Lolita) – including 1 for Actor
– John Wayne (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
– Brock Peters (To Kill a Mockingbird)

Best Supporting Actress

Angela Lansbury (The Manchurian Candidate) (winner!)

– Shelley Winters (Lolita)
– Mary Badham (To Kill a Mockingbird)
– Ingrid Thulin (Winter Light)
– Patty Duke (The Miracle Worker)

Best Director

David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia) (winner!)

– François Truffaut (Jules et Jim)
– Luis Buñuel (The Exterminating Angel)
– John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate)
– Yasujiro Ozu (An Autumn Afternoon)
– Robert Mulligan (To Kill a Mockingbird)

Best Cinematography, Black and White

Vadim Yusou (Ivan’s Childhood) (winner!)

– Gabriel Figueroa (The Exterminating Angel)
– Russell Harlan (To Kill A Mockingbird)
– Gianni di Venanzo (L’Eclisse)
– Raoul Coutard (Jules et Jim)

Best Cinematography, Colour

Frederick A Young (Lawrence of Arabia) (winner!)

– Robert L. Surtees (Mutiny on the Bounty)
– Robert Burks (The Music Man)
– Lucien Ballard (Ride the High Country)
– Yuharu Atsuta (An Autumn Afternoon)

Best Original Screenplay

Luis Buñuel (The Exterminating Angel) (winner!)

– Jerzy Skolimowski, Jakub Goldberg & Roman Polanski (Knife in the Water)
– Ingmar Bergman (Winter Light)
– J. P. Miller (Days of Wine and Roses)
– N. B. Stone, Jr. (Ride the High Country)

Best Adapted Screenplay

François Truffaut & Jean Gruault (Jules and Jim, from the novel Jules et Jim by Henri-Pierre Roché) (tied winner!)
George Axelrod (The Manchurian Candidate, from the novel by Richard Condon) (tied winner!)

– Horton Foote (To Kill a Mockingbird, from the novel by Harper Lee)
– Robert Bolt & Michael Wilson (Lawrence of Arabia, from the writings of T. E. Lawrence)
– Vladimir Nabokov (Lolita, from the novel by Nabokov)

Best Original Score

Maurice Jarre (Lawrence of Arabia) (winner!)

– Elmer Bernstein (To Kill a Mockingbird)
– Monty Norman & John Barry (Dr. No)
– Georges Delerue (Jules et Jim)
– Henry Mancini (Days of Wine and Roses)

Best Adapted / Song / Musical Score

Meredith Wilson (songs) & Ray Heindorf (music supervisor) (The Music Man) (winner!)

– Jule Styne & Stephen Sondheim (songs) & Frank Perkins (conductor) (Gypsy)
– Maurice Jarre (music director) (Sundays and Cybele)
– Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart (songs) & George E. Stoll (music supervisor) (Billy Rose’s Jumbo)
– Roy C. Bennett & Bob Roberts & Sid Tepper, et al (songs) (Girls! Girls! Girls!)

Best Original Song

“Le Tourbillon”, Bassiak (Jules et Jim) (winner!)

– “Days of Wine and Roses”, Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer (Days of Wine and Roses)
– “More”, Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero & Norman Newell (Mondo Cane)
– “Walk on the Wild Side”, Elmer Bernstein & Mack David (Walk on the Wild Side)
– “I’ve Written a Letter to Daddy”, Frank De Vol & Bob Merrill (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)

Best Sound

Lawrence of Arabia (winner!)

– The L-Shaped Room
– David and Lisa
– The Longest Day
– The Manchurian Candidate

Best Film Editing

Ferris Webster (The Manchurian Candidate) (winner!)

– Anne V. Coates (Lawrence of Arabia)
– Claudine Bouché (Jules et Jim)
– Anthony Gibbs (The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)
– Jerzy Lipman (Knife in the Water)
– Akira Kurosawa (Sanjuro)

Best Art Direction, Black and White

Jean Mandaroux (The Trial) (winner!)

– Henry Bumstead (To Kill a Mockingbird)
– Jesús Bracho (The Exterminating Angel)
– Ray Simm (The L-Shaped Room)
– Bill Andrews (Lolita)
– William Glasgow (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)

Best Art Direction, Colour

John Stoll & Anthony Masters (Lawrence of Arabia) (winner!)

– Ken Adam & Syd Cain (Dr. No)
– George W. Davis & Urie McCleary & Elliot Scott (The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse)
– Arthur Lawson (H.M.S. Defiant)
– Paul Groesse (The Music Man)
– Edward Carfagno & George W. Davis (The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm)

Best Costume Design

Phyllis Dalton (Lawrence of Arabia) (winner!)

– Orry-Kelly & Bill Gaskin & Howard Shoup (Gyspy)
– Dorothy Jeakins (The Music Man)
– Edith Head (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
– Norma Koch (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)

Best Special Effects

Dr. No (winner!)

– Carnival of Souls
– Lawrence of Arabia
– The Longest Day
– Mutiny on the Bounty

Best Film Short

La Jetee (winner!)

– An Occurence At Owl Creek Bridge
– The Hole
– Mexican Boarders
– The John Glenn Story
– My Financial Career
– Now Hear This

Fixing The Oscars – 1962

September 5, 2007

Best Picture

THE WINNER: Lawrence of Arabia (actual 1962 winner)

– To Kill a Mockingbird (original nominee)
– The Manchurian Candidate
– Lolita
– An Autumn Afternoon
– Carnival of Souls
– Ride the High Country
– The Exterminating Angel
– My Name is Ivan

Best Actor

THE WINNER: Gregory Peck (To Kill a Mockingbird) (actual 1962 winner)

– Peter O’Toole (Lawrence of Arabia) (original nominee)
– James Mason (Lolita)
– Robert Mitchum (Cape Fear)
– Jack Lemmon (Days of Wine and Roses) (original nominee)
– Tatsuya Nakadai (Hara-Kari)
– Nikolai Burlyayev (My Name is Ivan)
– Ralph Richardson (Long Day’s Journey Into Night)
– Kirk Douglas (Lonely Are the Brave)

Best Actress

THE WINNER: Bette Davis (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?) (original nominee)

– Katharine Hepburn (Long Day’s Journey into Night) (original nominee)
– Anne Bancroft (The Miracle Worker) (actual 1962 winner)
– Anna Karina (My Life to Live)
– Lee Remick (Days of Wine and Roses) (original nominee)

Best Supporting Actor

THE WINNER: Peter Sellers (Lolita)

– Omar Sharif (Lawrence of Arabia) (original nominee)
– Victor Buono (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?) (original nominee)
– Lee Marvin (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
– Jason Robards (Long Day’s Journey Into Night)
– John Wayne (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)

Best Supporting Actress

THE WINNER: Angela Lansbury (The Manchurian Candidate) (original nominee)

– Mary Badham (To Kill a Mockingbird) (original nominee)
– Shelley Winters (Lolita)
– Patty Duke (The Miracle Worker) (actual 1962 winner)
– Shima Iwashita (An Autumn Afternoon)
– Vera Miles (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
– Sue Lyon (Lolita)

Best Director

THE WINNER: David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia) (actual 1962 winner)

– John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate) (original nominee)
– Stanley Kubrick (Lolita)
– Robert Mulligan (To Kill a Mockingbird) (original nominee)
– Yasujiro Ozu (An Autumn Afternoon)
– Jean Luc-Godard (My Life to Live)
– Luis Bunuel (The Exterminating Angel)
– Andrei Tarkovsky (My Name is Ivan)

Best Screenplay

THE WINNER: George Axelrod (The Manchurian Candidate)

– Horton Foote (To Kill a Mockingbird) (actual 1962 winner)
– Vladimir Nabokov (Lolita) (original nominee)
– Robert Bolt (Lawrence of Arabia) (original nominee)
– Luis Bunuel, Luis Alcoriza (The Exterminating Angel)
– Shinobu Hashimoto (Hara-kari)
– N.B. Stone, Jr. (Ride the High Country)
– Kogo Noda, Yasujiro Ozu (An Autumn Afternoon)

Best Cinematography

THE WINNER: Freddie Young (Lawrence of Arabia) (actual 1962 winner)

– Jean Bourgoin, Pierre Levent, Henri Persin, Walter Wottitz (The Longest Day) (actual 1962 winner)
– Yoshio Miyajima (Hara-kari)
– Russell Harlan (To Kill a Mockingbird) (original nominee)
– Yuharu Atsuta (An Autumn Afternoon)
– Vadim Yusov (My Name is Ivan)
– Gabriel Figueroa (The Exterminating Angel)

Best Original Score, Comedy or Drama

THE WINNER: Maurice Jarre (Lawrence of Arabia) (actual 1962 winner)

– Elmer Bernstein (To Kill a Mockingbird) (original nominee)
– Monty Norman (Dr. No)
– Bernard Herrmann (Cape Fear)