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The 41st Academy Awards (1969) Nominees and Winners

Held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Monday, April 14, 1969,
honoring movies released in 1968.

Best Supporting Actress Ruth Gordon with Mia Farrow.

Best Supporting Actress Ruth Gordon ("Rosemary's Baby") with Mia Farrow.


  • Alan Arkin in "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
  • Alan Bates in "The Fixer"
  • Ron Moody in "Oliver!"
  • Peter O'Toole in "The Lion in Winter"
  • Cliff Robertson in "Charly"

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Jack Albertson in "The Subject Was Roses"
  • Seymour Cassel in "Faces"
  • Daniel Massey in "Star!"
  • Jack Wild in "Oliver!"
  • Gene Wilder in "The Producers"


  • Katharine Hepburn in "The Lion in Winter"
  • Patricia Neal in "The Subject Was Roses"
  • Vanessa Redgrave in "Isadora"
  • Barbra Streisand in "Funny Girl"
  • Joanne Woodward in "Rachel, Rachel"

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Lynn Carlin in "Faces"
  • Ruth Gordon in "Rosemary's Baby"
  • Sondra Locke in "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
  • Kay Medford in "Funny Girl"
  • Estelle Parsons in "Rachel, Rachel"

Art Direction

  • "Oliver!" Art Direction: John Box, Terence Marsh; Set Decoration: Vernon Dixon, Ken Muggleston
  • "The Shoes of the Fisherman" Art Direction: George W. Davis, Edward Carfagno
  • "Star!" Art Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Howard Bristol
  • "2001: A Space Odyssey" Art Direction: Tony Masters, Harry Lange, Ernie Archer
  • "War and Peace" Art Direction: Mikhail Bogdanov, Gennady Myasnikov; Set Decoration: G. Koshelev, V. Uvarov


  • "Funny Girl" Harry Stradling
  • "Ice Station Zebra" Daniel L. Fapp
  • "Oliver!" Oswald Morris
  • "Romeo and Juliet" Pasqualino De Santis
  • "Star!" Ernest Laszlo

Costume Design

  • "The Lion in Winter" Margaret Furse
  • "Oliver!" Phyllis Dalton
  • "Planet of the Apes" Morton Haack
  • "Romeo and Juliet" Danilo Donati
  • "Star!" Donald Brooks


  • "The Battle of Algiers" Gillo Pontecorvo
  • "The Lion in Winter" Anthony Harvey
  • "Oliver!" Carol Reed
  • "Romeo and Juliet" Franco Zeffirelli
  • "2001: A Space Odyssey" Stanley Kubrick

Documentary (Feature)

  • "A Few Notes on Our Food Problem" James Blue, Producer
  • "Journey into Self" Bill McGaw, Producer
  • "The Legendary Champions" William Cayton, Producer
  • "Other Voices" David H. Sawyer, Producer

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • "The House That Ananda Built" Fali Bilimoria, Producer
  • "The Revolving Door" Lee R. Bobker, Producer
  • "A Space to Grow" Thomas P. Kelly, Jr., Producer
  • "A Way Out of the Wilderness" Dan E. Weisburd, Producer
  • "Why Man Creates" Saul Bass, Producer

Film Editing

  • "Bullitt" Frank P. Keller
  • "Funny Girl" Robert Swink, Maury Winetrobe, William Sands
  • "The Odd Couple" Frank Bracht
  • "Oliver!" Ralph Kemplen
  • "Wild in the Streets" Fred Feitshans, Eve Newman

Foreign Language Film

  • "The Boys of Paul Street" Hungary
  • "The Firemen's Ball" Czechoslovakia
  • "The Girl with the Pistol" Italy
  • "Stolen Kisses" France
  • "War and Peace" Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Music (Original Score – for a motion picture [not a musical])

  • "The Fox" Lalo Schifrin
  • "The Lion in Winter" John Barry
  • "Planet of the Apes" Jerry Goldsmith
  • "The Shoes of the Fisherman" Alex North
  • "The Thomas Crown Affair" Michel Legrand

Music (Score of a Musical Picture – original or adaptation)

  • "Finian's Rainbow" Adaptation score by Ray Heindorf
  • "Funny Girl" Adaptation score by Walter Scharf
  • "Oliver!" Adaptation score by John Green
  • "Star!" Adaptation score by Lennie Hayton
  • "The Young Girls of Rochefort" Music and adaptation score by Michel Legrand; lyrics by Jacques Demy

Music (Song – Original for the Picture)

  • "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" from "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
  • "For Love of Ivy" from "For Love of Ivy" Music by Quincy Jones; Lyrics by Bob Russell
  • "Funny Girl" from "Funny Girl" Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill
  • "Star!" from "Star!" Music by Jimmy Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
  • "The Windmills of Your Mind" from "The Thomas Crown Affair" Music by Michel Legrand; Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman

Best Picture

  • "Funny Girl" Ray Stark, Producer
  • "The Lion in Winter" Martin Poll, Producer
  • "Oliver!" John Woolf, Producer
  • "Rachel, Rachel" Paul Newman, Producer
  • "Romeo and Juliet" Anthony Havelock-Allan and John Brabourne, Producers

Short Subject (Cartoon)

  • "The House That Jack Built" Wolf Koenig and Jim MacKay, Producers
  • "The Magic Pear Tree" Jimmy Murakami, Producer
  • "Windy Day" John Hubley and Faith Hubley, Producers
  • "Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day" Walt Disney, Producer

Short Subject (Live Action)

  • "The Dove" George Coe, Sidney Davis and Anthony Lover, Producers
  • "Duo" National Film Board of Canada
  • "Prelude" John Astin, Producer
  • "Robert Kennedy Remembered" Charles Guggenheim, Producer


  • "Bullitt" Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Studio Sound Department
  • "Finian's Rainbow" Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Studio Sound Department
  • "Funny Girl" Columbia Studio Sound Department
  • "Oliver!" Shepperton Studio Sound Department
  • "Star!" 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department

Special Visual Effects

  • "Ice Station Zebra" Hal Millar, J. McMillan Johnson
  • "2001: A Space Odyssey" Stanley Kubrick

Writing (Screenplay – based on material from another medium)

  • "The Lion in Winter" James Goldman
  • "The Odd Couple" Neil Simon
  • "Oliver!" Vernon Harris
  • "Rachel, Rachel" Stewart Stern
  • "Rosemary's Baby" Roman Polanski

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

  • "The Battle of Algiers" Franco Solinas, Gillo Pontecorvo
  • "Faces" John Cassavetes
  • "Hot Millions" Ira Wallach, Peter Ustinov
  • "The Producers" Mel Brooks
  • "2001: A Space Odyssey" Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke

  • Star indicates a win.
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