38th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1966 took place on 18 April 1966 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica instead. It was the 38th Annual Academy Awards. In the year of award films of the past year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 1965.

This Oscar ceremony in 1966 was the first ceremony, which was broadcast in color.


Bob Hope led a moderator by the Oscar ceremony.

Winners and nominations

Best Picture

My songs - My Dreams ( The Sound of Music) - Robert Wise

Best Director

Robert Wise - The Sound of Music - My Dreams ( The Sound of Music)

Best Actor

Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou - Hang thou shalt in Wyoming (Cat Ballou )

Best Actress

Julie Christie - Darling

Best Supporting Actor

Martin Balsam - A Thousand Clowns ( A Thousand Clowns )

Best Supporting Actress

Shelley Winters - A Patch of Blue ( A Patch of Blue )

Best Adapted Screenplay

Doctor Zhivago (Doctor Zhivago ) - Robert Bolt

Best Original Screenplay

Darling - Frederic Raphael

Best Cinematography (black & white )

The Ship of Fools (Ship of Fools ) - Ernest Laszlo

Best Cinematography ( color film )

Doctor Zhivago (Doctor Zhivago ) - Freddie Young

Best Art Direction (black & white )

The Ship of Fools (Ship of Fools ) - Robert Clatworthy, Joseph Kish

Best Art Direction (Color film )

Doctor Zhivago (Doctor Zhivago ) - John Box, Terence Marsh, Dario Simoni

Best Costume Design (black & white )

Darling - Julie Harris

Best Costume Design (Color film )

Doctor Zhivago (Doctor Zhivago ) - Phyllis Dalton

Best Editing

My songs - My Dreams ( The Sound of Music) - William Reynolds

Best Sound

My songs - My Dreams ( The Sound of Music) - James Corcoran ( 20th Century- Fox SSD), Fred Hynes ( Todd - AO SSD)

Best Sound Effects

The Great Race around the world (The Great Race ) - Treg Brown

Best Visual Effects

Fire Ball ( Thunderball ) - John Stears

Best Original Music

Doctor Zhivago (Doctor Zhivago ) - Maurice Jarre

Best Adapted Music

My songs - My Dreams ( The Sound of Music) - Irwin Kostal

Best Song

" The Shadow of Your Smile " from the ... Sandpiper ( The Sandpiper ) - Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster

Best Short Film

Le Poulet - Claude Berri

Best Cartoon

The Dot and the Line - Chuck Jones, Les Goldman

Best Documentary (Short Film )

To Be Alive! - Francis Thompson

Best Documentary

The Eleanor Roosevelt Story - Sidney Glazier

Best Foreign Language Film

The shop in the main street ( Obchod na korze ) by Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos - Czechoslovakia


Honorary Oscar

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Scientific and Engineering Award