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The Academy Awards: The 28th Annual Academy Awards

The 28th Annual Academy Awards were once again held at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA and at the NBC Century Theatre in New York, NY. The United Artists' film Marty came out on top that evening winning the Best Motion Picture of the year as well as Ernest Borgnine winning the Best Actor Award for his role in the film. Other winners that evening were Anna Magnani (Best Actress) for The Rose Tattoo, Jack Lemmon (Best Actor in a Supporting Role) for Mister Roberts, Jo Van Fleet (Best Actress in a Supporting Role) for her part in East of Eden. The Japanese film Samurai, The Legend of Musashi also received an Honorary Award for best foreign language film first released in the United States during 1955.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x1
Airdate: Wednesday March 21st, 1956



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Guest Stars
Harold HechtHarold Hecht
As Winner: Best Picture (for 'Marty')
Recurring
Ernest BorgnineErnest Borgnine
As Winner: Best Actor (for 'Marty')
Recurring
Anna MagnaniAnna Magnani
As Winner: Best Actress (for 'The Rose Tattoo')
Recurring
Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'Mister Roberts')
Recurring
Paddy ChayefskyPaddy Chayefsky
As Winner: Best Screenplay (for 'Marty')
Recurring
Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
As Winner: Best Dramatic or Comedy Score (for 'Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing')
Recurring
Paul Francis WebsterPaul Francis Webster
As Winner: Best Original Song (for 'Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing')
Recurring
Sammy FainSammy Fain
As Winner: Best Original Song (for 'Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing')
Recurring
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
As Winner: Best Documentary Short (for 'Men Against the Arctic')
Recurring
Delbert MannDelbert Mann
As Winner: Best Director (for 'Marty')
Jo Van FleetJo Van Fleet
As Winner: Best Supporting Actress (for 'East of Eden')
Sonya LevienSonya Levien
As Winner: Best Story and Screenplay (for 'Interrupted Melody')

Musical Guests
Dean MartinDean Martin
As Himself ("(Love Is) The Tender Trap")
Recurring
Eddie FisherEddie Fisher
As Himself ("Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing")
Recurring
Jane Powell (1)Jane Powell (1)
As Herself ("I'll Never Stop Loving You")
Recurring
Harry BelafonteHarry Belafonte
As Himself ("Unchained Melody")

Featuring
Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
As Presenter
Recurring
Claire TrevorClaire Trevor
As Presenter
Recurring
Claudette ColbertClaudette Colbert
As Presenter
Recurring
Edmond OEdmond O'Brien
As Presenter
Recurring
Eleanor ParkerEleanor Parker
As Presenter
Recurring
Eva Marie SaintEva Marie Saint
As Presenter
Recurring
Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
As Presenter
Recurring
Grace KellyGrace Kelly
As Presenter
Recurring
James CagneyJames Cagney
As Presenter
Recurring
Jennifer JonesJennifer Jones
As Presenter
Recurring
Marlon BrandoMarlon Brando
As Presenter
Recurring
Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
As Presenter
Recurring
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
As Presenter
Recurring
Susan HaywardSusan Hayward
As Presenter
Recurring
Arthur OArthur O'Connell
As Presenter
CantinflasCantinflas
As Presenter
Marisa PavanMarisa Pavan
As Presenter
Mel FerrerMel Ferrer
As Presenter
Sal MineoSal Mineo
As Presenter
Main Cast
Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
As Himself
Warning: The Academy Awards season 4 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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