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The Academy Awards: The 27th Annual Academy Awards

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.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x1
Airdate: Wednesday March 30th, 1955



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Guest Stars
Sam Spiegel
As Winner: Best Picture (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
Elia Kazan
As Winner: Best Director (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
Marlon Brando
As Winner: Best Actor (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
Grace Kelly
As Winner: Best Actress (for 'The Country Girl')
Recurring
Edmond O'Brien
As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'The Barefoot Contessa')
Recurring
Eva Marie Saint
As Winner: Best Supporting Actress (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
George Seaton
As Winner: Best Story and Screenplay (for 'The Country Girl')
Recurring
Adolph Deutsch
As Winner: Best Musical Score (for 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers')
Recurring
Saul Chaplin
As Winner: Best Musical Score (for 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers')
Recurring
Dimitri Tiomkin
As Winner: Best Dramatic or Comedy Score (for 'The High and the Mighty')
Recurring
Danny Kaye
As Winner: Academy Honorary Award
Recurring
Greta Garbo
As Winner: Academy Honorary Award
Recurring
Walt Disney
As Winner: Best Documentary Feature (for 'The Vanishing Prairie')
Recurring
Budd Schulberg
As Winner: Best Screenplay (for 'On the Waterfront')

Musical Guests
Dean Martin
As Himself ("Three Coins in the Fountain")
Recurring
Tony Martin
As Himself ("Hold My Hand")
Recurring
Johnny Desmond
As Himself ("The High and the Mighty")
Muzzy Marcellino
As Himself ("The High and the Mighty")
Peggy King
As Herself ("Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)")
Rosemary Clooney
As Herself ("The Man That Got Away")

Featuring
Audrey Hepburn
As Presenter
Recurring
Bette Davis
As Presenter
Recurring
Bing Crosby
As Presenter
Recurring
Buddy Adler
As Presenter
Recurring
Charles Brackett
As Presenter
Recurring
Claire Trevor
As Presenter
Recurring
Donna Reed
As Presenter
Recurring
Dorothy Dandridge
As Presenter
Recurring
Frank Sinatra
As Presenter
Recurring
Humphrey Bogart
As Presenter
Recurring
Jane Wyman
As Presenter
Recurring
Karl Malden
As Presenter
Recurring
Lauren Bacall
As Presenter
Recurring
Merle Oberon
As Presenter
Recurring
Rod Steiger
As Presenter
Recurring
William Holden
As Presenter
Recurring
Dan O'Herlihy
As Presenter
Jan Sterling
As Presenter
Jean Marie
As Presenter
Katy Jurado
As Presenter
Lee J. Cobb
As Presenter
Nina Foch
As Presenter
Tom Tully
As Presenter
Main Cast
Bob Hope
As Himself
Thelma Ritter
As Herself
Warning: The Academy Awards season 3 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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