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The Academy Awards: The 34th Annual Academy Awards

United Artists' film version of the Broadway hit West Side Story was the big winner of the year, picking up the Oscars for Best Motion Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for George Chakiris, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Rita Moreno, Best Director for Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, Best Cinematography (colour) for Daniel L. Fapp, as well as Best Art Direction, Best Sound, Best Scoring of a Musical Picture, Best Film Editing, Best (colour) Costume Design. Director Jerome Robbins also received an Honorary Award for his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film.

The Best Actor Award went to Maximilian Schell for Judgment at Nuremberg and the Best Actress Oscar went to Sophia Loren for her role in Two Women.

From the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.


Episode Info


Episode number: 10x1
Airdate: Monday April 09th, 1962

Director: Richard Dunlap


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Guest Stars
Robert Wise
As Winner: Best Picture / Best Director (for 'West Side Story')
Recurring
Maximilian Schell
As Winner: Best Actor (for 'Judgment at Nuremberg')
Recurring
Sophia Loren
As Winner: Best Actress (for 'Two Women')
Recurring
George Chakiris
As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'West Side Story')
Recurring
Rita Moreno
As Winner: Best Supporting Actress (for 'West Side Story')
Recurring
Jerome Robbins
As Winner: Best Director / Academy Honorary Awards (for 'West Side Story')
William Inge
As Winner: Best Original Screenplay (for 'Splendor in the Grass')
Abby Mann
As Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay (for 'Judgment at Nuremberg')

Musical Guests
Andy Williams
As Himself ("Moon River")
Recurring
Ann-Margret
As Herself ("Bachelor in Paradise")
Recurring
Gogi Grant
As Herself ("Pocketful of Miracles")
Recurring
Johnny Mathis
As Himself ("Love Theme from El Cid (The Falcon and the Dove)")
Recurring
Gene Pitney
As Himself ("Town Without Pity")
Mary Costa
As Herself

Featuring
Anthony Franciosa
As Presenter
Recurring
Arthur Freed
As Presenter
Recurring
Burt Lancaster
As Presenter
Recurring
Carroll Baker
As Presenter
Recurring
Charles Brackett
As Presenter
Recurring
Cyd Charisse
As Presenter
Recurring
Debbie Reynolds
As Presenter
Recurring
Eddie Albert
As Presenter
Recurring
Eric Johnston
As Presenter
Recurring
Fred Astaire
As Presenter
Recurring
Gene Kelly
As Presenter
Recurring
George Hamilton
As Presenter
Recurring
Jack Lemmon
As Presenter
Recurring
Joan Crawford
As Presenter
Recurring
Joanne Woodward
As Presenter
Recurring
Lee Remick
As Presenter
Recurring
Macdonald Carey
As Presenter
Recurring
Richard Chamberlain
As Presenter
Recurring
Rock Hudson
As Presenter
Recurring
Rosalind Russell
As Presenter
Recurring
Shelley Winters
As Presenter
Recurring
Shirley Jones
As Presenter
Recurring
Tony Martin
As Presenter
Recurring
Vince Edwards
As Presenter
Recurring
Wendell Corey
As Presenter
Recurring
Carolyn Jones (1)
As Presenter
Dina Merrill
As Presenter
Glynis Johns
As Presenter
Shirley Knight
As Presenter

Uncredited
Greer Garson
As Herself (accepting Best Actress Award for Sophia Loren)
Recurring
Main Cast
Bob Hope
As Himself
Warning: The Academy Awards season 10 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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