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The 39th Academy Awards (1967) Nominees and Winners

Held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Monday, April 10, 1967,
honoring movies released in 1966.

Best Director Fred Zinneman with Best Actor Paul Scofield on the set of Best Picture"A Man for All Seasons."

Best Director Fred Zinnemann with Best Actor Paul Scofield on the set of Best Picture "A Man for All Seasons."


  • Alan Arkin in "The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming"
  • Richard Burton in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
  • Michael Caine in "Alfie"
  • Steve McQueen in "The Sand Pebbles"
  • Paul Scofield in "A Man for All Seasons"

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Mako in "The Sand Pebbles"
  • James Mason in "Georgy Girl"
  • Walter Matthau in "The Fortune Cookie"
  • George Segal in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
  • Robert Shaw in "A Man for All Seasons"


  • Anouk Aimee in "A Man and a Woman"
  • Ida Kaminska in "The Shop on Main Street"
  • Lynn Redgrave in "Georgy Girl"
  • Vanessa Redgrave in "Morgan!"
  • Elizabeth Taylor in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Sandy Dennis in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
  • Wendy Hiller in "A Man for All Seasons"
  • Jocelyne Lagarde in "Hawaii"
  • Vivien Merchant in "Alfie"
  • Geraldine Page in "You're a Big Boy Now"

Art Direction (Black-and-White)

  • "The Fortune Cookie" Art Direction: Robert Luthardt; Set Decoration: Edward G. Boyle
  • "The Gospel According to St. Matthew" Luigi Scaccianoce
  • "Is Paris Burning?" Art Direction: Willy Holt; Set Decoration: Marc Frederix, Pierre Guffroy
  • "Mister Buddwing" Art Direction: George W. Davis, Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Hugh Hunt
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Art Direction: Richard Sylbert; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins

Art Direction (Color)

  • "Fantastic Voyage" Art Direction: Jack Martin Smith, Dale Hennesy; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Stuart A. Reiss
  • "Gambit" Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen, George C. Webb; Set Decoration: John McCarthy, John Austin
  • "Juliet of the Spirits" Piero Gherardi
  • "The Oscar" Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Arthur Lonergan; Set Decoration: Robert Benton, James Payne
  • "The Sand Pebbles" Art Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, John Sturtevant, William Kiernan

Cinematography (Black-and-White)

  • "The Fortune Cookie" Joseph LaShelle
  • "Georgy Girl" Ken Higgins
  • "Is Paris Burning?" Marcel Grignon
  • "Seconds" James Wong Howe
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Haskell Wexler

Cinematography (Color)

  • "Fantastic Voyage" Ernest Laszlo
  • "Hawaii" Russell Harlan
  • "A Man for All Seasons" Ted Moore
  • "The Professionals" Conrad Hall
  • "The Sand Pebbles" Joseph MacDonald

Costume Design (Black-and-White)

  • "The Gospel According to St. Matthew" Danilo Donati
  • "Mandragola" Danilo Donati
  • "Mister Buddwing" Helen Rose
  • "Morgan!" Jocelyn Rickards
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Irene Sharaff

Costume Design (Color)

  • "Gambit" Jean Louis
  • "Hawaii" Dorothy Jeakins
  • "Juliet of the Spirits" Piero Gherardi
  • "A Man for All Seasons" Elizabeth Haffenden, Joan Bridge
  • "The Oscar" Edith Head


  • "Blow-Up" Michelangelo Antonioni
  • "A Man and a Woman" Claude Lelouch
  • "A Man for All Seasons" Fred Zinnemann
  • "The Professionals" Richard Brooks
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Mike Nichols

Documentary (Feature)

  • "The Face of Genius" Alfred R. Kelman, Producer
  • "Helicopter Canada" Peter Jones and Tom Daly, Producers
  • "Le Volcan Interdit (The Forbidden Volcano)" Haroun Tazieff, Producer
  • "The Really Big Family" Alex Grasshoff, Producer
  • "The War Game" Peter Watkins, Producer

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • "Adolescence" Marin Karmitz and Vladimir Forgency, Producers
  • "Cowboy" Michael Ahnemann and Gary Schlosser, Producers
  • "The Odds Against" Lee R. Bobker and Helen Kristt Radin, Producers
  • "Saint Matthew Passion" Mafilm Studio
  • "A Year toward Tomorrow" Edmond A. Levy, Producer

Film Editing

  • "Fantastic Voyage" William B. Murphy
  • "Grand Prix" Fredric Steinkamp, Henry Berman, Stewart Linder, Frank Santillo
  • "The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming" Hal Ashby, J. Terry Williams
  • "The Sand Pebbles" William Reynolds
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Sam O'Steen

Foreign Language Film

  • "The Battle of Algiers" Italy
  • "Loves of a Blonde" Czechoslovakia
  • "A Man and a Woman" France
  • "Pharaoh" Poland
  • "Three" Yugoslavia

Music (Original Music Score)

  • "The Bible" Toshiro Mayuzumi
  • "Born Free" John Barry
  • "Hawaii" Elmer Bernstein
  • "The Sand Pebbles" Jerry Goldsmith
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Alex North

Music (Scoring of Music – adaptation or treatment)

  • "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" Ken Thorne
  • "The Gospel According to St. Matthew" Luis Enrique Bacalov
  • "Return of the Seven" Elmer Bernstein
  • "The Singing Nun" Harry Sukman
  • "Stop the World--I Want to Get Off" Al Ham

Music (Song)

  • "Alfie" from "Alfie" Music by Burt Bacharach; Lyrics by Hal David
  • "Born Free" from "Born Free" Music by John Barry; Lyrics by Don Black
  • "Georgy Girl" from "Georgy Girl" Music by Tom Springfield; Lyrics by Jim Dale
  • "My Wishing Doll" from "Hawaii" Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyrics by Mack David
  • "A Time for Love" from "An American Dream" Music by Johnny Mandel; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

Best Picture

  • "Alfie" Lewis Gilbert, Producer
  • "A Man for All Seasons" Fred Zinnemann, Producer
  • "The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming" Norman Jewison, Producer
  • "The Sand Pebbles" Robert Wise, Producer
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Ernest Lehman, Producer

Short Subject (Cartoon)

  • "The Drag" Wolf Koenig and Robert Verrall, Producers
  • "Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature" John Hubley and Faith Hubley, Producers
  • "The Pink Blueprint" David H. DePatie and Friz Freleng, Producers

Short Subject (Live Action)

  • "Turkey the Bridge" Derek Williams, Producer
  • "Wild Wings" Edgar Anstey, Producer
  • "The Winning Strain" Leslie Winik, Producer


  • "Gambit" Universal City Studio Sound Department, Waldon O. Watson, Sound Director
  • "Grand Prix" Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Sound Department, Franklin E. Milton, Sound Director
  • "Hawaii" Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon E. Sawyer, Sound Director
  • "The Sand Pebbles" 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, James P. Corcoran, Sound Director
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, George R. Groves, Sound Director

Sound Effects

  • "Fantastic Voyage" Walter Rossi
  • "Grand Prix" Gordon Daniel

Special Visual Effects

  • "Fantastic Voyage" Art Cruickshank
  • "Hawaii" Linwood G. Dunn

Writing (Screenplay – based on material from another medium)

  • "Alfie" Bill Naughton
  • "A Man for All Seasons" Robert Bolt
  • "The Professionals" Richard Brooks
  • "The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming" William Rose
  • "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Ernest Lehman

Writing (Story and Screenplay – written directly for the screen)

  • "Blow-Up" Story by Michelangelo Antonioni; Screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond
  • "The Fortune Cookie" Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond
  • "Khartoum" Robert Ardrey
  • "A Man and a Woman" Story by Claude Lelouch; Screenplay by Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven
  • "The Naked Prey" Clint Johnston, Don Peters

  • Star indicates a win.
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