9th Academy Awards (1936): The Ceremony

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

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Sunday, February 7, 1937

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Thursday, March 4, 1937, 8:00pm
Location: Banquet, Biltmore Bowl, Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles
Host: George Jessel
Length: 2 hours, 56 minutes

Presenters

Animated Short Film: Walt Disney
Live Action Short Film (Color): Walt Disney
Live Action Short Film (One-Reel): Walt Disney
Live Action Short Film (Two-Reel): Walt Disney
Scientific & Technical Awards: Lee De Forest
Music: Scoring: Leopold Stokowski
Original Song: Leopold Stokowski
Dance Direction: Leopold Stokowski
Assistant Director: Frank Lloyd
Film Editing: Frank Lloyd
Sound Mixing: Frank Lloyd
Production Design: Frank Lloyd
Cinematography: Frank Lloyd
Writing: Original Story: George Jessel
Writing: Screenplay: George Jessel
Special Award: March of Time: George Jessel
Directing: George Jessel
Picture: George Jessel
Supporting Actor: George Jessel
Supporting Actress: George Jessel
Actor: Victor McLaglen
Actress: George Jessel
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Special Award: Color Cinematography to W. Howard Greene for “The Garden of Allah”: Frank Lloyd (NOTE: Says between Cinematography and Film Editing, but those two awards aren’t next to one another.)

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 – Victor McLaglen: No
Actress – Bette Davis: No
Directing – John Ford: No

Song Performances

A Melody from the Sky: Not Performed
Did I Remember: Not Performed
I’ve Got You Under My Skin: Not Performed
Pennies from Heaven: Not Performed
The Way You Look Tonight: Not Performed
When Did You Leave Heaven: Not Performed

Original Song Film Performers

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

A Melody from the Sky: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Fuzzy Knight)
Did I Remember: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Jean Harlow (dubbed by Eadie Adams), Eadie Adams (dubbing for Jean Harlow))
I’ve Got You Under My Skin: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Virginia Bruce)
Pennies from Heaven: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Bing Crosby)
The Way You Look Tonight: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers)
When Did You Leave Heaven: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Tony Martin)

Scientific & Technical Awards

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