10th Academy Awards (1937): The Ceremony

Nominations Announcement | Ceremony Details | Presenters | Song Performances | Sci-Tech Awards

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Sunday, February 6, 1938

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Thursday, March 10, 1938, 8:15pm
Location: Banquet, Biltmore Bowl, Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles
Host: Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Length: 1 hours, 56 minutes

Presenters

Special Award: The Museum of Modern Art Film Library: Cecil B. DeMille
Film Editing: Cecil B. DeMille
Sound Mixing: Cecil B. DeMille
Cinematography: Cecil B. DeMille
Special Award: Color Cinematography to W. Howard Greene for “A Star Is Born”: Cecil B. DeMille
Production Design: Cecil B. DeMille
Scientific & Technical Awards: Nathan Levinson
Animated Short Film: Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Live Action Short Film (One-Reel): Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Live Action Short Film (Color): Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Live Action Short Film (Two-Reel): Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Dance Direction: Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Original Song: Irving Berlin
Music: Scoring: Dr. Arnold Schoenberg
Writing: Original Story: Howard Estabrook
Writing: Screenplay: Robert Riskin
Special Award: Edgar Bergen for creating Charlie McCarthy: Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Assistant Director: Frank Capra
Special Award: Mack Sennett: W.C. Fields
Directing: Frank Capra
Picture: Frank Capra
Supporting Actor: Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Supporting Actress: Bob “Bazooka” Burns
Actor: C. Aubrey Smith
Actress: C. Aubrey Smith
Irving G. Thalberg Award: Darryl F. Zanuck: Douglas Fairbanks

Previous Acting & Directing Winners

The tradition of prior acting winners returning the subsequent year to present the opposite-gender category is a long one. Each year, we look to see whether the prior winners returned. There was an intermittent tradition where the prior directing winner returned as well, but this was a rare occurrence.

Actor – Paul Muni: No
Actress – Luise Rainer: No
Supporting Actor – Walter Brennan: No
Supporting Actress – Gale Sondergaard: No
Directing – Frank Capra: Yes

Song Performances

Remember Me: Not Performed
Sweet Leilani: Not Performed
That Old Feeling: Not Performed
They Can’t Take That Away from Me: Not Performed
Whispers in the Dark: Not Performed

Original Song Film Performers

Was the song performed at the Oscars by the same individuals who performed it in the film?

Remember Me: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Kenny Baker)
Sweet Leilani: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Bing Crosby)
That Old Feeling: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Virginia Verrill)
They Can’t Take That Away from Me: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Fred Astaire)
Whispers in the Dark: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Connee Boswell, Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra)

Scientific & Technical Awards

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