The 2nd Academy Awards (1928/29): Nominees and Winners

NOMINATIONS

AWARDS

  • 5
  • 5
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • In Old Arizona
  • The Patriot
  • Alibi
  • The Broadway Melody
  • The Divine Lady
  • Madame X
  • Our Dancing Daughters
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • The Broadway Melody
  • Coquette
  • The Divine Lady
  • In Old Arizona
  • The Patriot
  • White Shadows in the South Seas
  • NOMINATION/WIN TALLY LEGEND
  • Best Picture winner
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Nominations are listed for all films receiving 3 or more

PICTURE (Outstanding Picture) [1]

  • Alibi - Feature Productions
  • The Broadway Melody - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Hollywood Revue - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • In Old Arizona - Fox
  • The Patriot - Paramount Famous Lasky

DIRECTING [1]

  • The Broadway Melody - Harry Beaumont
  • The Divine Lady - Frank Lloyd
  • Drag; Weary River - Frank Lloyd
  • In Old Arizona - Irving Cummings
  • Madame X - Lionel Barrymore
  • The Patriot - Ernst Lubitsch

ACTOR [1]

  • George Bancroft - Thunderbolt
  • Warner Baxter - In Old Arizona
  • Chester Morris - Alibi
  • Paul Muni - The Valiant
  • Lewis Stone - The Patriot

ACTRESS [1]

  • Ruth Chatterton - Madame X
  • Betty Compson - The Barker
  • Jeanne Eagels - The Letter
  • Corinne Griffith - The Divine Lady
  • Bessie Love - The Broadway Melody
  • Mary Pickford - Coquette

WRITING [1]

  • The Cop; The Leatherneck; Sal of Singapore; Skyscraper - Elliott Clawson
  • In Old Arizona; The Valiant - Tom Barry
  • The Last of Mrs. Cheyney - Hans Kraly
  • Our Dancing Daughters - Josephine Lovett
  • The Patriot - Hans Kraly
  • A Woman of Affairs; Wonder of Women - Bess Meredyth

CINEMATOGRAPHY [1]

  • The Divine Lady - John Seitz
  • Four Devils; Street Angel - Ernest Palmer
  • In Old Arizona - Arthur Edeson
  • Our Dancing Daughters - George Barnes
  • White Shadows on the South Seas - Clyde De Vinna

ART DIRECTION [1]

  • Alibi; The Awakening - William Cameron Menzies
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey - Cedric Gibbons [2]
  • Dynamite - Mitchell Leisen
  • The Patriot - Hans Dreier
  • Street Angel - Harry Oliver

ACADEMY NOTES

  1. There were no announcements of nominations, no certificates of nomination or honorable mention, and only the winners were revealed during the awards banquet on April 3, 1930. Though not official nominations, the additional names in each category, according to in-house records, were under consideration by the various boards of judges.
  2. The award citation reads 'for 'The Bridge of San Luis Rey' and other pictures.'