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The Academy Awards: The 29th Annual Academy Awards

The 29th Annual Academy Awards were again held at the RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, Calif and at the NBC Century Theatre, New York, NY. Yul Brynner picked up the Best Actor award for his role in The King and I, Ingrid Bergman won Best Actress for Anastasia, Anthony Quinn won Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Lust for Life and Around the World in 80 Days won Best Motion Picture of the year.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x1
Airdate: Wednesday March 27th, 1957



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Guest Stars
George Stevens (2)
As Winner: Best Director (for 'Giant')
Recurring
Yul Brynner
As Winner: Best Actor (for 'The King and I')
Recurring
Ingrid Bergman
As Winner: Best Actress (for 'Anastasia')
Recurring
Anthony Quinn
As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'Lust for Life')
Recurring
Dorothy Malone
As Winner: Best Supporting Actress (for 'Written on the Wind')
Recurring
John Farrow
As Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay (for 'Around the World in Eighty Days')
Recurring
Alfred Newman
As Winner: Best Musical Score (for 'The King and I')
Recurring
Ken Darby
As Winner: Best Musical Score (for 'The King and I')
Recurring
Jay Livingston
As Winner: Best Original Song (for 'The Man Who Knew Too Much')
Recurring
Ray Evans
As Winner: Best Original Song (for 'The Man Who Knew Too Much')
Recurring
Buddy Adler
As Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
Recurring
Michael Todd
As Winner: Best Picture (for 'Around the World in Eighty Days')
James Poe
As Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay (for 'Around the World in Eighty Days')
S.J. Perelman
As Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay (for 'Around the World in Eighty Days')
Victor Young (2)
As Winner: Best Dramatic or Comedy Score (for 'Around the World in Eighty Days')
Eddie Cantor
As Winner: Academy Honorary Award

Musical Guests
Bing Crosby
As Himself ("True Love")
Recurring
Dorothy Dandridge
As Herself ("Julie")
Recurring
Gogi Grant
As Herself ("Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)")
Recurring
Tommy Sands
As Himself ("Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)")
Recurring
The Four Aces
As Themselves ("Written on the Wind")

Featuring
Anna Magnani
As Presenter
Recurring
Carroll Baker
As Presenter
Recurring
Claire Trevor
As Presenter
Recurring
Deborah Kerr
As Presenter
Recurring
Elizabeth Taylor
As Presenter
Recurring
Ernest Borgnine
As Presenter
Recurring
Eva Marie Saint
As Presenter
Recurring
George Seaton
As Presenter
Recurring
Gower Champion
As Presenter
Recurring
Jack Lemmon
As Presenter
Recurring
Janet Gaynor
As Presenter
Recurring
Kirk Douglas
As Presenter
Recurring
Marge Champion
As Presenter
Recurring
Mercedes McCambridge
As Presenter
Recurring
Mickey Rooney
As Presenter
Recurring
Robert Stack
As Presenter
Recurring
Rock Hudson
As Presenter
Recurring
Nancy Kelly
As Presenter
Patricia McCormack
As Presenter

Uncredited
Cary Grant
As Himself (accepting Best Actress Award for Ingrid Bergman)
Recurring
Main Cast
Jerry Lewis
As Himself
Celeste Holm
As Herself
Warning: The Academy Awards season 5 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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