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The Complete Oscar Quest: 30th Academy Awards (1957)

1957

Best Picture

  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Peyton Place
  • Sayonara
  • Witness for the Prosecution

Best Director

  • David Lean, The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Joshua Logan, Sayonara
  • Sidney Lumet, 12 Angry Men
  • Mark Robson, Peyton Place
  • Billy Wilder, Witness for the Prosecution

Best Actor

  • Marlon Brando, Sayonara
  • Anthony Franciosa, A Hatful of Rain
  • Alec Guinness, The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Charles Laughton, Witness for the Prosecution
  • Anthony Quinn, Wild Is the Wind

Best Actress

  • Deborah Kerr, Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
  • Anna Magnani, Wild Is the Wind
  • Elizabeth Taylor, Raintree County
  • Lana Turner, Peyton Place
  • Joanna Woodward, The Three Faces of Eve

Best Supporting Actor

  • Red Buttons, Sayonara
  • Vittorio De Sica, A Farewell to Arms
  • Sessue Hayakawa, The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Arthur Kennedy, Peyton Place
  • Russ Tamblyn, Peyton Place

Best Supporting Actress

  • Carolyn Jones, The Bachelor Party
  • Elsa Lanchester, Witness for the Prosecution
  • Hope Lange, Peyton Place
  • Myoshi Umeki, Sayonara
  • Diane Varsi, Peyton Place

Best Original Screenplay

  • Designing Women
  • Funny Face
  • I vitelloni
  • Man of a Thousand Faces
  • The Tin Star

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Peyton Place
  • Sayonara
  • Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Best Editing

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • Pal Joey
  • Sayonara
  • Witness for the Prosecution

Best Cinematography

  • An Affair to Remember
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Funny Face
  • Peyton Place
  • Sayonara

Best Original Score

  • An Affair to Remember
  • Boy on a Dolphin
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Perri
  • Raintree County

Best Original Song

  • “All the Way,” from The Joker Is Wild
  • “An Affair to Remember,” from An Affair to Remember
  • “April Love,” from April Love
  • “Tammy,” from Tammy and the Bachelor
  • “Wild Is the Wind,” from The Wild Is the Wind

Best Art Direction

  • Funny Face
  • Les Girls
  • Pal Joey
  • Raintree County
  • Sayonara

Best Costume Design

  • An Affair to Remember
  • Funny Face
  • Les Girls
  • Pal Joey
  • Raintree County

Best Visual Effects

  • The Enemy Below
  • The Spirit of St. Louis

Best Sound Recording

  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • Les Girls
  • Pal Joey
  • Sayonara
  • Witness for the Prosecution

Best Foreign Language Film

  • The Devil Strikes at Night
  • The Gates of Paris
  • Mother India
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Nine Lives

Best Documentary

  • Albert Schweitzer
  • On the Bowery
  • Torero!

Best Live-Action Short

  • A Chairy Tale
  • City of Gold
  • Foothold on Antartica
  • Portugal
  • The Wetback Hound

Best Animated Short

  • Birds Anonymous
  • One Droopy Knight
  • Tabasco Road
  • Trees and Jamaica Daddy
  • The Truth About Mother Goose

Total List of Films Nominated:

  1. 12 Angry Men
  2. An Affair to Remember
  3. April Love
  4. The Bachelor Party
  5. Boy on a Dolphin
  6. The Bridge on the River Kwai
  7. Designing Women
  8. The Enemy Below
  9. A Farewell to Arms
  10. Funny Face
  11. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  12. A Hatful of Rain
  13. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
  14. I vitelloni
  15. The Joker Is Wild
  16. Les Girls
  17. Man of a ThousandFaces
  18. Pal Joey
  19. Perri
  20. Peyton Place
  21. Raintree County
  22. Sayonara
  23. The Spirit of St. Louis
  24. Tammy and the Bachelor
  25. The Three Faces of Eve
  26. The Tin Star
  27. Wild Is the Wind
  28. Witness for the Prosecution

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