28th Academy Awards

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28th Academy Awards
Date March 21, 1956
Site RKO Pantages Theatre
Hollywood, California
NBC Century Theatre
New York City, New York
Host Jerry Lewis (Los Angeles)
Claudette Colbert (New York)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz (New York)
Producer Robert Emmett Dolan
Director George Seaton
Highlights
Best Picture Marty
Most awards Marty (4)
Most nominations Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, Marty and The Rose Tattoo (8)
TV in the United States
Network NBC
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The 28th Academy Awards were presented at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Marty, a simple and low-budget film usually uncharacteristic of Best Picture awardees, became the shortest film (as well as the second Palme d'Or winner) to win the top honor.

Awards[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[1]

Best Motion Picture Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Story and Screenplay Best Screenplay
Best Story Best Animated Short Film
Best Documentary Feature Best Documentary Short
Best Live Action Short Film, One-Reel Best Live Action Short Film, Two-Reel
Best Dramatic or Comedy Score Best Musical Score
Best Original Song Best Sound Recording
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 Visual Effects

Best Foreign Language Film[edit]

Presenters[edit]

Performers[edit]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 28th Academy Awards (1956) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-20.