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The Complete Oscar Quest: 23rd Academy Awards (1950)

1950

Best Picture

  • All About Eve
  • Born Yesterday
  • Father of the Bride
  • King Solomon’s Mines
  • Sunset Boulevard

Best Director

  • George Cukor, Born Yesterday
  • John Huston, The Asphalt Jungle
  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz, All About Eve
  • Carol Reed, The Third Man
  • Billy Wilder, Sunset Boulevard

Best Actor

  • Louis Calhern, The Magnificent Yankee
  • Jose Ferrer, Cyrano de Bergerac
  • William Holden, Sunset Boulevard
  • James Stewart, Harvey
  • Spencer Tracy, Father of the Bride

Best Actress

  • Anne Baxter, All About Eve
  • Bette Davis, All About Eve
  • Judy Holliday, Born Yesterday
  • Eleanor Parker, Caged
  • Gloria Swanson, Sunset Boulevard

Best Supporting Actor

  • Jeff Chandler, Broken Arrow
  • Edmund Gwenn, Mister 880
  • Sam Jaffe, The Asphalt Jungle
  • George Sanders, All About Eve
  • Erich von Stroheim, Sunset Boulevard

Best Supporting Actress

  • Hope Emerson, Caged
  • Celeste Holm, All About Eve
  • Josephine Hull, Harvey
  • Nancy Olson, Sunset Boulevard
  • Thelma Ritter, All About Eve

Best Original Screenplay

  • Adam’s Rib
  • Caged
  • The Men
  • No Way Out
  • Sunset Boulevard

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • All About Eve
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • Born Yesterday
  • Broken Arrow
  • Father of the Bride

Best Story

  • Bitter Rice
  • The Gunfighter
  • Mystery Street
  • Panic in the Streets
  • When Willie Comes Marching Home

Best Editing

  • All About Eve
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • King Solomon’s Mines
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • The Third Man

Best Cinematography, Black and White

  • All About Eve
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • The Furies
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • The Third Man

Best Cinematography, Color

  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Broken Arrow
  • The Flame and the Arrow
  • King Solomon’s Mines
  • Samson and Delilah

Best Dramatic or Comedy Score

  • All About Eve
  • The Flame and the Arrow
  • No Sad Songs for Me
  • Samson and Delilah
  • Sunset Boulevard

Best Musical Score

  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Cinderella
  • I’ll Get By
  • Three Little Words
  • The West Point Story

Best Original Song

  • “Be My Love,” from The Toast of New Orleans
  • “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo,” from Cinderella
  • “Mona Lisa,” from Captain Carey, U.S.A.
  • “Mule Train,” from Singing Guns
  • “Wilhelmina,” from Wabash Avenue

Best Art Direction, Black and White

  • All About Eve
  • The Red Danube
  • Sunset Boulevard

Best Art Direction, Color

  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Destination Moon
  • Samson and Delilah

Best Costume Design, Black and White

  • All About Eve
  • Born Yesterday
  • The Magnificent Yankee

Best Costume Design, Color

  • The Black Rose
  • That Forsythe Woman
  • Samson and Delilah

Best Visual Effects

  • Destination Moon
  • Samson and Delilah

Best Sound Recording

  • All About Eve
  • Cinderella
  • Louisa
  • Our Very Own
  • Trio

Best Documentary

  • The Titan: Story of Michelangelo
  • With These Hands

Best Documentary Short

  • The Fight: Science Against Cancer
  • The Stairs
  • Why Korea?

Best Live-Action Short, One-Reel

  • Blaze Busters
  • Grandad of Races
  • Wrong Way Butch

Best Live-Action Short, Two-Reel

  • Grandma Roses
  • In Beaver Valley
  • My Country ‘Tis of Thee

Best Animated Short

  • Gerald McBoing-Boing
  • Jerry’s Cousin
  • Trouble Indemnity

Total List of Films Nominated:

  1. Adam’s Rib
  2. All About Eve
  3. Annie Get Your Gun
  4. The Asphalt Jungle
  5. Bitter Rice
  6. The Black Rose
  7. Born Yesterday
  8. Broken Arrow
  9. Caged
  10. Captain Carey, U.S.A.
  11. Cinderella
  12. Cyrano de Bergerac
  13. Destination Moon
  14. Father of the Bride
  15. The Flame and the Arrow
  16. The Furies
  17. The Gunfighter
  18. Harvey
  19. I’ll Get By
  20. King Solomon’s Mines
  21. Louisa
  22. The Magnificent Yankee
  23. The Men
  24. Mister 880
  25. Mystery Street
  26. No Sad Songs for Me
  27. No Way Out
  28. Our Very Own
  29. Panic in the Streets
  30. The Red Danube
  31. Samson and Delilah
  32. Singing Guns
  33. Sunset Boulevard
  34. That Forsythe Woman
  35. The Third Man
  36. Three Little Words
  37. The Toast of New Orleans
  38. Trio
  39. Wabash Avenue
  40. The West Point Story
  41. When Willie Comes Marching Home

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