30th Academy Awards (1957): The Ceremony

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

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Tuesday, February 18, 1958

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Wednesday, March 26, 1958, 7:30pm
Location: RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood
Televised On: NBC
Host: Bob Hope, David Niven, Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Rosalind Russell
Length: 2 hours, 41 minutes

Presenters

Supporting Actor: Lana Turner
Scientific & Technical Awards: Hope Lange, Ronald Reagan
Documentary Short Subject: Cyd Charisse, Ernest Borgnine
Documentary Feature: Cyd Charisse, Ernest Borgnine
Supporting Actress: Anthony Quinn
Animated Short Film: Jennifer Jones, Rock Hudson
Live Action Short Film: Jennifer Jones, Rock Hudson
Sound Mixing: Dorothy Malone, Van Johnson
Special Effects: June Allyson
Production Design: Eva Marie Saint, Gregory Peck
Film Editing: Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman
Music: Scoring: Anita Ekberg, Vincent Price
Cinematography: Joan Collins
Foreign Language Film: Dana Wynter, Fred Astaire
Writing: Adapted Screenplay: Clark Gable, Doris Day
Writing: Original Screenplay: Clark Gable, Doris Day
Costume Design: Robert Ryan, Wendell Corey
Directing: Sophia Loren
Actor: Cary Grant
Original Song: Maurice Chevalier
Actress: John Wayne
Picture: Gary Cooper
Honorary Award: Charles Brackett, B.B. Kahane, Gilbert M. (“Broncho Billy”) Anderson, The Society of Motion Picture and TelevisioN Engineers; Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Samuel Goldwyn: Bette Davis

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 – Yul Brynner: No
Actress – Ingrid Bergman: No
Supporting Actor – Anthony Quinn: No
Supporting Actress – Dorothy Malone: No
Directing – George Stevens: No

Song Performances

An Affair to Remember: Vic Damone
All the Way: Dean Martin
April Love: Ann Blyth, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Jimmie Rodgers, Shirley Jones, Tab Hunter, Tommy Sands
Tammy: Debbie Reynolds
Wild Is the Wind: Johnny Mathis

Original Song Film Performers

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

An Affair to Remember: Partial (Vic Damone only) (Performed in the Film by: Vic Damone, Deborah Kerr (dubbed by Marni Nixon), Marni Nixon (dubbing for Deborah Kerr))
All the Way: No (Performed in the Film by: Frank Sinatra)
April Love: No (Performed in the Film by: Pat Boone)
Tammy: Partial (Debbie Reynolds only) (Performed in the Film by: The Ames Brothers (Joe Ames, Gene Ames, Vic Ames, Ed Ames), Debbie Reynolds)
Wild Is the Wind: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Johnny Mathis)

Other Performances

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Rock Hudson, Mae West
It’s Great to Be Nominated: Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Frank Barton
Director: Alan Handley
Producer: Jerry Wald, Alan Handley (NBC)

Scientific & Technical Awards

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