At the 27th Annual Academy Awards, Columbia's On the Waterfront
was the big winner of the year, picking up the Oscars for Best Motion Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Eva Maria Saint) and Best Director (Elia Kazan). Grace Kelly won another Oscar for Best Actress for her role in The Country Girl
beating out Audrey Hepburn (Sabrina
), Judy Garland (A Star Is Born
) and Dorothy Dandridge (Carmen Jones
). Greta Garbo and Danny Kaye were among this year's recipients for the Honorary Award for their unique talents and contributions to the motion picture industry.