8th Academy Awards (1935): The Ceremony

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

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Friday, February 7, 1936

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Thursday, March 5, 1936, 8:00pm
Location: Banquet, Biltmore Bowl, Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles
Host: Frank Capra
Length: 2 hours, 12 minutes

Presenters

Dance Direction: Frank Capra
Sound Mixing: Frank Capra
Music: Scoring: Frank Capra
Original Song: Frank Capra
Animated Short Film: Pete Smith
Live Action Short Film (Comedy): Pete Smith
Live Action Short Film (Novelty): Pete Smith
Film Editing: Rouben Mamoulian
Production Design: Rouben Mamoulian
Cinematography: Rouben Mamoulian
Assistant Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Scientific & Technical Awards: Nathan Levinson
Writing: Original Story: Robert Riskin
Writing: Screenplay: Robert Riskin
Picture: Harry Cohn
Special Award: David Wark (D.W.) Griffith: Henry B. Walthall
Directing: D.W. Griffith
Actor: D.W. Griffith
Actress: D.W. Griffith

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 – Clark Gable: No
Actress – Claudette Colbert: No
Directing – Frank Capra: No

Song Performances

Cheek to Cheek: Not Performed
Lovely to Look At: Not Performed
Lullaby of Broadway: Not Performed

Original Song Film Performers

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

Cheek to Cheek: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Fred Astaire)
Lovely to Look At: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers)
Lullaby of Broadway: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Wini Shaw)

Scientific & Technical Awards

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