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

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

Featuring
Audrey Hepburn
As Presenter
Recurring
Claire Trevor
As Presenter
Recurring
Claudette Colbert
As Presenter
Recurring
Edmond O'Brien
As Presenter
Recurring
Eleanor Parker
As Presenter
Recurring
Eva Marie Saint
As Presenter
Recurring
Frank Sinatra
As Presenter
Recurring
Grace Kelly
As Presenter
Recurring
James Cagney
As Presenter
Recurring
Jennifer Jones
As Presenter
Recurring
Marlon Brando
As Presenter
Recurring
Maurice Chevalier
As Presenter
Recurring
Peggy Lee
As Presenter
Recurring
Susan Hayward
As Presenter
Recurring
Arthur O'Connell
As Presenter
Cantinflas
As Presenter
Marisa Pavan
As Presenter
Mel Ferrer
As Presenter
Sal Mineo
As Presenter
Main Cast
Jerry Lewis
As Himself
Warning: The Academy Awards season 4 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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