34th Academy Awards

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The 34th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1961, were held on April 9, 1962, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.wikipedia
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1961 in film

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The 34th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1961, were held on April 9, 1962, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini received his first Best Director nomination for his film La Dolce Vita, though the movie itself failed to garner a nomination for Best Picture.

61st Academy Awards

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Sophia Loren became the first thespian to win an acting Oscar for a non-English-speaking role as well as only the seventh person ever to win the Best Actress for a film with singular nomination, a feat that wouldn't occur again until 1989, when Jodie Foster won Best Actress for her performance in The Accused.
The last person to achieve this feat was Sophia Loren when she won for Two Women in 1961.

Academy Award for Best Actress

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Sophia Loren became the first thespian to win an acting Oscar for a non-English-speaking role as well as only the seventh person ever to win the Best Actress for a film with singular nomination, a feat that wouldn't occur again until 1989, when Jodie Foster won Best Actress for her performance in The Accused.

List of submissions to the 34th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

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The following 13 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 34th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1962.

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Academy Award for Best Original Score

Best Original ScoreBest Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy PictureAcademy Award for Original Music Score

The Grand Olympics

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It was nominated as Best Documentary Feature at 34th Academy Awards in 1961.

West Side Story (1961 film)

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*At the 34th Academy Awards, Jerome Robbins received an Academy Honorary Award "for his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film".

Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject)

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The Accused (1988 film)

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Sophia Loren became the first thespian to win an acting Oscar for a non-English-speaking role as well as only the seventh person ever to win the Best Actress for a film with singular nomination, a feat that wouldn't occur again until 1989, when Jodie Foster won Best Actress for her performance in The Accused.
This was the film's only nomination, thus marking the first occurrence of such an event since 1962 (when Sophia Loren won for Two Women) that the winner of the category won for a film with a single nomination.

Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

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Federico Fellini

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Legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini received his first Best Director nomination for his film La Dolce Vita, though the movie itself failed to garner a nomination for Best Picture.

The Pied Piper of Guadalupe

It was nominated at the 34th Academy Awards in the category of Best Animated Short.

Seawards the Great Ships

Seawards the Great Ship
It won an Oscar in 1962 for Best Short Live Action Subject, the first Scottish film to win an Academy Award.

Very Nice, Very Nice

Very Nice, Very Nice was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film at the 34th Academy Awards.

Splendor in the Grass

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At the 34th Academy Awards, Inge won an Oscar for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay—Written Directly for the Screen; Wood was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role, losing to Sophia Loren in Two Women.

Stanley Kramer

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* Stanley Kramer

Project Hope (film)

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At the 34th Academy Awards, held in 1962, it won an Oscar for Documentary Short Subject.