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.