8th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1936 took place on March 5, 1936 at the Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. It was the 8th Annual Academy Awards. In the Oscars movies are always excellent, which started last year, in this case, the films of the year 1935. NoniExhibitor PricewaterhouseCoopers was first responsible for the counting of votes cast in this Oscar ceremony.


Frank Capra

Winners and nominees

Best Picture

Mutiny on the Bounty ( Mutiny on the Bounty ) - ( Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer)

Best Director

John Ford - The Traitor ( The Informer )

Best Actor

Victor McLaglen - The Traitor ( The Informer )

Best Actress

Bette Davis - Dangerous

Best assistant director

Clem Beauchamp and Paul Wing - Bengali ( The Lives of a Bengal Lancer )

Best Original Story

Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur - A charming villain ( The Scoundrel )

Best Adapted Screenplay

Dudley Nichols - The Traitor ( The Informer )

Best Camera

Hal Mohr - A Midsummer Night's Dream (A Midsummer Night's Dream)

Best Art

Richard Day - The road in the dark ( The Dark Angel )

Best Sound

Douglas Shearer - Naughty Marietta ( Marietta Naughty )

Best Editing

Ralph Dawson - A Midsummer Night's Dream (A Midsummer Night's Dream)

Best Song

" Lullaby of Broadway " - The Gold Diggers of 1935 (Gold Diggers of 1935)

Best Original Score

Max Steiner - The Traitor ( The Informer )

Best Short Film - Cartoon

The three little orphan kittens (Three Orphan Kittens ) - Director: Walt Disney

Best Short Film - Comedy

How to Sleep - Director: Jack Chertok

Best Short Film - Novelty

Wings Over Everest - Gaumont British and Skibo Productions

Best Dance Director

Dave Gould - Broadway Melody 1936 (Broadway Melody of 1936) and Folies Bergere de Paris ( Folies Bergere )

Special Awards