37th Academy Awards

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The 37th Academy Awards honored film achievements of 1964.wikipedia
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The 37th Academy Awards honored film achievements of 1964.
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It was also the first year since the inception of the Supporting Actor and Actress categories wherein all four acting Oscars were won by non-American performers; this would be repeated at the 80th Academy Awards.
This was also the second time in Oscar history (the first being 1964's 37th Academy Awards) that none of the four acting winners was American.

Academy Award for Best Actress

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Audrey Hepburn, the female lead of the film, was controversially not nominated for Best Actress.

The Organizer

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The script was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 37th Academy Awards.

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Orville H. Hampton

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In 1964, Hampton, along with co-writer Raphael Hayes, received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for One Potato, Two Potato.

Audrey Hepburn

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Audrey Hepburn, the female lead of the film, was controversially not nominated for Best Actress.
Andrews, won an Academy Award for Mary Poppins at the 37th Academy Awards, but Hepburn was not even nominated.

That Man from Rio

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At the 37th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for the Oscar for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay.

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 37th Academy Awards.

Peter Sellers

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The critic for The Times wrote that the film includes, "three remarkable performances from Mr. Peter Sellers, masterly as the President, diverting as a revue-sketch ex-Nazi US Scientist ... and acceptable as an RAF officer, although the critic from The Guardian thought his portrayal of the RAF officer alone was, "worth the price of an admission ticket". For his performance in all three roles, Sellers was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor at the 37th Academy Awards, and the Best British Actor award at the 18th British Academy Film Awards.

Mary Poppins (film)

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The unpopularity of her replacing Julie Andrews – who had originated the role on Broadway and, coincidentally, the Best Actress winner of the year for Mary Poppins – as well as the revelation that the majority of her singing was dubbed by Marni Nixon (which wasn't approved by Hepburn herself) were seen as the main reasons for the snub.

Julie Andrews

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The unpopularity of her replacing Julie Andrews – who had originated the role on Broadway and, coincidentally, the Best Actress winner of the year for Mary Poppins – as well as the revelation that the majority of her singing was dubbed by Marni Nixon (which wasn't approved by Hepburn herself) were seen as the main reasons for the snub.

Cole Porter

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The awards show was a star-studded one, including an appearance by Judy Garland, who sang a medley of Cole Porter songs in tribute to the composer, who had died in October 1964.
In 1965, Judy Garland performed a medley of Porter's songs at the 37th Academy Awards shortly after Porter's death.

Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject)

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Dr. Strangelove

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Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte

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Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

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George Cukor

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The Best Picture winner of 1964, director George Cukor's My Fair Lady, was about the transformative training of a rough-speaking flower girl into a lady.

Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte (song)

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When the song earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Song, Bette Davis herself reportedly was hoping to perform it: however Patti Page performed "Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte" on the April 5, 1965 37th Academy Awards broadcast, Page singing the song from the perspective of a third-party reassuring Charlotte that she [i.e. Charlotte] has John's constant devotion: Page had recorded the song in a February 17, 1965 session at Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville.

The Pumpkin Eater

She was also nominated for the Best Actress at the 37th Academy Awards, losing that award to Julie Andrews (who won for her role in Mary Poppins).