39th Academy Awards

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39th Academy Awards
39th Academy Awards.jpg
DateApril 10, 1967
SiteSanta Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California
HostBob Hope
ProducerJoe Pasternak
DirectorRichard Dunlap
Highlights
Best PictureA Man for All Seasons
Most awardsA Man for All Seasons (6)
Most nominationsWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (13)
TV in the United States
NetworkABC
Duration2 hours, 31 minutes
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39th Academy Awards
39th Academy Awards.jpg
DateApril 10, 1967
SiteSanta Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California
HostBob Hope
ProducerJoe Pasternak
DirectorRichard Dunlap
Highlights
Best PictureA Man for All Seasons
Most awardsA Man for All Seasons (6)
Most nominationsWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (13)
TV in the United States
NetworkABC
Duration2 hours, 31 minutes
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The 39th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1966, were held on April 10, 1967 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. They were hosted by Bob Hope.

Only two of the Best Picture nominees also had nominations for Best Director; Fred Zinnemann's lavish and thoughtful biopic A Man for All Seasons and Mike Nichols' bold and taboo-breaking drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Both were adaptations of stage dramas.

Winners and nominees[edit]

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

Best PictureBest Director
Best ActorBest Actress
Best Supporting ActorBest Supporting Actress
Best Original ScreenplayBest Adapted Screenplay
Best Foreign Language FilmBest Original Song
Best Documentary FeatureBest Documentary Short
Best Live Action ShortBest Animated Short
Best Original ScoreBest Adaptation or Treatment Score
Best Sound EditingBest Sound Mixing
Best Art Direction, Black and WhiteBest Art Direction, Color
Best Cinematography, Black and WhiteBest Cinematography, Color
Best Costume Design, Black and WhiteBest Costume Design, Color
Best Film EditingBest Visual Effects

Honorary Awards[edit]

Yakima Canutt

Y. Frank Freeman

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award[edit]

Robert Wise

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award[edit]

George Bagnall

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

These films had multiple nominations:

  • 13 nominations: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • 8 nominations: A Man for All Seasons and The Sand Pebbles
  • 7 nominations: Hawaii
  • 5 nominations: Alfie and Fantastic Voyage
  • 4 nominations: The Fortune Cookie, Georgy Girl, A Man and a Woman and The Russians Are Coming, the Russians are Coming
  • 3 nominations: Gambit, The Gospel According to St. Matthew, Grand Prix and The Professionals
  • 2 nominations: Blowup, Born Free, Is Paris Burning?, Juliet of the Spirits, Mister Buddwing, Morgan! and 'The Oscar

The following films received multiple awards.

  • 6 wins: A Man for All Seasons
  • 5 wins: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • 3 wins: Grand Prix
  • 2 wins: Born Free, Fantastic Voyage and A Man and a Woman

Trivia[edit]

Presenters[edit]

Performers[edit]

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