9th Academy Awards


9th Academy Awards

Infobox Academy AwardsB
name = 9th
date = March 4, 1937
site = Biltmore Hotel
host = George Jessel
last = 8th
next = 10th
The 9th Academy Awards were held on March 4, 1937 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by George Jessel. This ceremony marked the first time in which the categories of Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress were awarded.

Winners and nominees

Winners are highlighted in boldface.


=Best Motion Picture Of The Year=

*"Anthony Adverse"
*"Dodsworth"
*"The Great Ziegfeld"
*"Libeled Lady"
*"Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"
*"Romeo and Juliet"
*"San Francisco"
*"The Story of Louis Pasteur"
*"A Tale of Two Cities (1935 film)"
*"Three Smart Girls"

Achievement in Directing

*Frank Capra - "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"
*Gregory La Cava - "My Man Godfrey"
*Robert Z. Leonard - "The Great Ziegfeld"
*William Wyler - "Dodsworth"


=Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role=

*Gary Cooper - "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"
*Walter Huston - "Dodsworth"
*Paul Muni - "The Story of Louis Pasteur"
*William Powell - "My Man Godfrey"
*Spencer Tracy - "San Francisco"


=Best Performance by An Actress In A Leading Role=

*Irene Dunne - "Theodora Goes Wild"
*Gladys George - "Valiant Is the Word for Carrie"
*Carole Lombard - "My Man Godfrey"
*Luise Rainer - "The Great Ziegfeld"
*Norma Shearer - "Romeo and Juliet"


=Best Performance by An Actor In a Supporting Role=

*Mischa Auer - "My Man Godfrey"
*Walter Brennan - "Come and Get It"
*Stuart Erwin - "Pigskin Parade"
*Basil Rathbone - "Romeo and Juliet"
*Akim Tamiroff - "The General Died at Dawn"


=Best Performance by An Actress In a Supporting Role=

*Beulah Bondi - "The Gorgeous Hussy"
*Alice Brady - "My Man Godfrey"
*Bonita Granville - "These Three"
*Maria Ouspenskaya - "Dodsworth"
*Gale Sondergaard - "Anthony Adverse"


=Best Writing, Screenplay=

*Pierre Collings and Sheridan Gibney - "The Story of Louis Pasteur"
*Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett - "After the Thin Man"
*Eric Hatch and Morris Ryskind - "My Man Godfrey"
*Sidney Howard - "Dodsworth"
*Robert Riskin - "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"


=Best Writing, Original Story=

*"'Pierre Collings and Sheridan Gibney - "The Story of Louis Pasteur"
*Adele Comandini - "Three Smart Girls"
*Robert Hopkins - "San Francisco"
*Norman Krasna - "Fury"
*William Anthony McGuire - "The Great Ziegfeld"


=Art Decoration=

*Albert S. D'Agostino and Jack Otterson - "The Magnificent Brute"
*William S. Darling - "Lloyds of London"
*Richard Day - "Dodsworth"
*Perry Ferguson - "Winterset"
*Cedric Gibbons, Frederic Hope, and Edwin B. Willis - "Romeo and Juliet"
*Cedric Gibbons, Eddie Imazu, and Edwin B. Willis - "The Great Ziegfeld"


=Achievement In Cinematography=

*George Folsey - "The Gorgeous Hussy"
*Gaetano Gaudio - "Anthony Adverse"
*Victor Milner - "The General Died at Dawn"


=Sound Recording=

*"Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"
*"General Spanky"
*"San Francisco"
*"The Texas Rangers"
*"That Girl From Paris"
*"Banjo on My Knee"
*"Dodsworth"
*"Three Smart Girls"
*"The Charde of the Light Brigade"


=Assistant Director=

*Clem Beauchamp - "The Last of the Mohicans"
*William Cannon - "Anthony Adverse"
*Joseph Newman - "San Francisco"
*Eric G. Stacey - "Garden of Allah"
*Jack Sullivan - "The Charge of the Light Brigade"


=

*"The Country Cousin"
*"Old Mill Pond"
*"Sinbad the Sailor"


*"Bored of Education"
*"Moscow Moods"
*"Wanted - A Master"


*"Double or Nothing"
*"Dummy Ache"
*"The Public Pays"


=

*"Give Me Liberty"
*"La Fiesta de Santa Barbara"
*"Popular Science J-6-2"


=

*"Did I Remember" - "Suzy"
*"I've Got You Under My Skin" - "Born to Dance"
*"A Melody From the Sky" - "Trail of the Lonesome Pine"
*"Pennies from Heaven" - "Pennies from Heaven"
*"The Way You Look Tonight" - "Swing Time"
*"When Did You Leave Heaven" - "Sing, Baby Sing"


=

*"The General Died at Dawn
*"Winterset
*"The Garden of Allah"
*"Anthony Adverse"
*"The Charde of the Light Brigade"


=Film Editing=

*Edward Curtiss - "Come and Get It"
*Ralph Dawson - "Anthony Adverse"
*William S. Gray - "The Great Ziegfeld"
*Barbara McLean - "Lloyds of London"
*Otto Meyer - "Theodora Goes Wild"
*Conrad A. Nervig - "A Tale of Two Cities"


=Dance Direction=

*Busby Berkeley - "Gold Diggers of 1937"
*Bobby Connolly - "Cain and Mabel"
*Seymour Felix - "The Great Ziegfeld"
*Dave Gould - "Born to Dance"
*Jack Haskell - "One in a Million"
*Russell Lewis - "Dancing Pirate"
*Hermes Pan - "Swing Time"This award was only given out for three years (1935-1937).

pecial Award

*The March of Time
*W. Howard Greene
*Harold Rosson


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