18th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1946 took place on March 7, 1946 in Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. It was the 18th Annual Academy Awards. In the year of award films of the past year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 1945.

  • 3.1 Honorary Oscar
  • 3.2 Juvenile Award
  • 3.3 Technical Achievement Award


Bob Hope and James Stewart

Nominations and Winners

Best Picture

Best Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Joan Crawford - Mildred Pierce ( Mildred Pierce)

Best Supporting Actor

James Dunn - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn )

Best Supporting Actress

Anne Revere - Little Girl, Big Heart ( National Velvet)

Best Original Screenplay

Richard Schweizer - Marie -Louise

Best Original Story

Charles G. Booth - The House on 92nd Street ( The House on 92nd Street )

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Cinematography (black & white )

Harry Stradling - The Picture of Dorian Gray ( The Picture of Dorian Gray)

Best Cinematography ( color film )

Leon Shamroy - mortal sin ( Leave Her to Heaven )

Best Art Direction (black & white )

Wiard you, A. Roland Fields - espionage in the Far East ( Blood on the Sun )

Best Art Direction (Color film )

Hans Dreier, Ernst swept, Sam Comer - The Pirate and the Lady ( Frenchman's Creek )

Best Sound

Best Editing

Robert Kern - Little Girl, Big Heart ( National Velvet)

Best Visual Effects

John P. Fulton, Arthur John - The Miracle Man ( Wonder Man )

Best Song

Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein - " It Might as Well Be Spring" in State Fair ( State Fair )

Best Score ( Drama / Comedy )

Miklós Rózsa - Spellbound ( Spellbound )

Best Original Score ( Music Film )

George E. Stoll - Holiday in Hollywood ( Anchors Aweigh )

Best Short Film (1 roll of film )

Stairway to Light - Herbert Moulton

Best Short Film (2 films)

Star in the Night - Gordon Hollingshead

Best Short Film ( Animation )

Tom the night watchman (Quiet Please! ) - Fred Quimby

Best Documentary Short Film

Hitler Lives - Warner Bros.

Best Documentary

The True Glory - Government of the United Kingdom and the United States

Honorary Oscars

Honorary Oscar

Juvenile Award

Technical Achievement Award