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

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

Featuring
Anthony FranciosaAnthony Franciosa
As Presenter
Recurring
Arthur FreedArthur Freed
As Presenter
Recurring
Burt LancasterBurt Lancaster
As Presenter
Recurring
Carroll BakerCarroll Baker
As Presenter
Recurring
Charles BrackettCharles Brackett
As Presenter
Recurring
Cyd CharisseCyd Charisse
As Presenter
Recurring
Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
As Presenter
Recurring
Eddie AlbertEddie Albert
As Presenter
Recurring
Eric JohnstonEric Johnston
As Presenter
Recurring
Fred AstaireFred Astaire
As Presenter
Recurring
Gene KellyGene Kelly
As Presenter
Recurring
George HamiltonGeorge Hamilton
As Presenter
Recurring
Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
As Presenter
Recurring
Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
As Presenter
Recurring
Joanne WoodwardJoanne Woodward
As Presenter
Recurring
Lee RemickLee Remick
As Presenter
Recurring
Macdonald CareyMacdonald Carey
As Presenter
Recurring
Richard ChamberlainRichard Chamberlain
As Presenter
Recurring
Rock HudsonRock Hudson
As Presenter
Recurring
Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
As Presenter
Recurring
Shelley WintersShelley Winters
As Presenter
Recurring
Shirley JonesShirley Jones
As Presenter
Recurring
Tony MartinTony Martin
As Presenter
Recurring
Vince EdwardsVince Edwards
As Presenter
Recurring
Wendell CoreyWendell Corey
As Presenter
Recurring
Carolyn Jones (1)Carolyn Jones (1)
As Presenter
Dina MerrillDina Merrill
As Presenter
Glynis JohnsGlynis Johns
As Presenter
Shirley KnightShirley Knight
As Presenter

Uncredited
Greer GarsonGreer 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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