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The 31st Academy Awards ceremony was held on April 6, 1959, to honor the best films of 1958.wikipedia
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The 31st Academy Awards ceremony was held on April 6, 1959, to honor the best films of 1958.
He was again nominated three years later at the 31st Academy Awards ceremony for the 1958 Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions film Separate Tables.
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He cut too much material and the ceremony ended 20 minutes early, leaving Jerry Lewis to attempt to fill in the time.
Lewis hosted the Academy Awards three times, in 1956, 1957 and the 31st Academy Awards in 1959, which ran twenty minutes short, forcing Lewis to improvise to fill time.
I Want to Live I Want to Live!the 1958 film
The film earned six Oscar nominations, with Hayward winning a Best Actress Oscar at the 31st Academy Awards.
A popular film actor through the late 1940s and '50s, Ives's best-known roles in that medium included parts in So Dear to My Heart (1949) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), as well as Rufus Hannassey in The Big Country (1958), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Best ActorBest Actor in a Leading RoleAcademy Award
Niven won Best Actor that night, making him the only host in Oscar history to have won an award during the same ceremony.
Best ActressBest Actress in a Leading RoleAcademy Award
The Old Man and the Sea19581958 adaptation
James Wong Howe was also nominated for best color cinematography.
Best Supporting ActressBest Actress in a Supporting RoleAcademy Award
Best Supporting ActorBest Actor in a Supporting RoleAcademy Award
Best Original ScreenplayAcademy AwardBest Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The film Gigi won nine Oscars, breaking the previous record of eight (set by Gone with the Wind and tied by From Here to Eternity and On the Waterfront). It would be short-lived, however, as Ben-Hur broke the record with eleven Oscars the following year.
Gigi won a record-breaking nine Academy Awards (at the 1959 Oscars ceremony); however, this record only lasted for one year, as Ben-Hur broke this record the following year with 11 Oscars.
Best Documentary ShortBest Documentary Short SubjectDocumentary Short Subject
Some Came Running1958 film of the same name
Eddie Fisher ("To Love and Be Loved" from Some Came Running)
At the 31st Academy Awards, the film received the following nominations:
Auntie Mame1958 screen adaptationAuntie Mame'' (film)
'''Academy Awards Nominations
Best Animated Short FilmAcademy AwardBest Animated Short
Best Live Action Short FilmBest Short SubjectBest Short Subject (Two-Reel)
Stanley Kramer’sStanley Kramer Productions
At the 31st Academy Awards ceremony for 1958, Horning received a posthumous Academy Award for Best Art Direction for that year's Best Picture winner, Gigi.
It won an Oscar at the 31st Academy Awards in 1959 for Documentary Short Subject.
Best SoundBest Sound MixingBest Sound Recording
Best Costume DesignBest CostumesBest Costume Design, Black-and-White
Best Original ScoreBest Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy PictureAcademy Award
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The film was also Italy's Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at the 31st Academy Awards.
Grand Canyon1958Grand Canyon'' (1958 film)
The short won an Academy Award at the 31st Academy Awards in 1959 for Best Short Subject (Live Action).