37th Academy Awards

The 37th Academy Awards honored film achievements of 1964. For the first time, an award was presented in the field of makeup.

37th Academy Awards
DateApril 5, 1965
SiteSanta Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California
Hosted byBob Hope
Produced byJoe Pasternak
Directed byRichard Dunlap
Highlights
Best PictureMy Fair Lady
Most awardsMy Fair Lady (8)
Most nominationsMary Poppins (13)
TV in the United States
NetworkABC

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. The musical had run for many years on the stage in both NYC and London. Audrey Hepburn, the female lead of the film, was controversially not nominated for Best Actress. 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.

The ceremony was produced by MGM's Joe Pasternak and hosted, for the 14th time, by Bob Hope. 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.

This year was the only time in Oscar history where three films got twelve or more nominations: Becket and My Fair Lady each received twelve, while Mary Poppins received thirteen. 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.

Awards

Winners are listed first and highlighted with boldface[1][2]

Best Picture Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Best Foreign Language Film Best Song
Best Documentary Feature Best Documentary Short Subject
Best Live Action Short Subject Best Short Subject — Cartoons
Best Music Score - Substantially Original Best Scoring of Music - Adaptation or Treatment
Best Sound Effects Best Sound
Best Art Direction, Black-and-White Best Art Direction, Color
Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Best Cinematography, Color
Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Best Costume Design, Color
Best Film Editing Best Special Visual Effects

Academy Honorary Award

Presenters and performers

The following individuals, listed in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers.

Presenters

NameRole
Hank SimmsAnnouncer for the 37th Academy Awards
Arthur Freed (AMPAS President)Gave opening remarks welcoming guests to the awards ceremony
Claudia Cardinale
Steve McQueen
Presenters of the awards for Best Sound
Angie DickinsonPresenter of the award for Best Sound Effects
Alain DelonPresenter of the award for Best Special Visual Effects
Angela LansburyPresenter of the award for Best Supporting Actor
Jimmy Durante
Martha Raye
Presenters of the awards for Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short Subject
Merle OberonPresenter of the awards for Best Live Action Short Subject and Best Short Subject — Cartoons
Greer Garson
Dick Van Dyke
Presenters of the awards for Best Costume Design
Debbie ReynoldsPresenter of the awards for Best Music Score — Substantially Original and Best Scoring of Music — Adaptation or Treatment
Anthony FranciosaPresenter of the Scientific or Technical Awards
Rex HarrisonPresenter of the award for Best Foreign Language Film
Rosalind RussellPresenter of the Honorary Award to William Tuttle
Karl MaldenPresenter of the award for Best Supporting Actress
Richard Chamberlain
Vince Edwards
Presenters of the award for Best Film Editing
Rock Hudson
Jean Simmons
Presenters of the awards for Best Cinematography
Elizabeth Ashley
Macdonald Carey
Presenters of the awards for Best Art Direction
Gene KellyIntroducer of the performance of the tribute to Cole Porter
Fred AstairePresenter of the award for Best Song
Deborah KerrPresenter of the awards for Best Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen and Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Audrey HepburnPresenter of the award for Best Actor
Sidney PoitierPresenter of the award for Best Actress
Joan CrawfordPresenter of the award for Best Director
Gregory PeckPresenter of the award for Best Picture

Performers

NameRolePerformed
Johnny Green
Roger Edens
Musical arrangersOrchestral
The New Christy MinstrelsPerformers"Chim Chim Cher-ee" from Mary Poppins
Andy WilliamsPerformer"Dear Heart" from Dear Heart
Patti PagePerformer"Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte" from Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Nancy WilsonPerformer"My Kind of Town" from Robin and the 7 Hoods
Jack JonesPerformer"Where Love Has Gone" from Where Love Has Gone
Judy GarlandPerformerCole Porter Medley:
"Use Your Imagination"
"Night and Day"
"I Get a Kick Out of You"
"You're the Top"
"Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love"
"Don't Fence Me In"
"You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To"
"It's De-Lovely"
"My Heart Belongs to Daddy"
"So in Love"
"From This Moment On"
"Night and Day" (reprise)
Academy Awards OrchestraPerformers"That's Entertainment" during the closing credits

Multiple nominations and awards

See also

References

  1. "The 37th Academy Awards (1965) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 2014-10-31. Retrieved 2011-08-24.
  2. "The Official Academy Awards Database". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Select "1964" in the "Award Year(s)" drop-down menu and press "Search".
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