Some of the winners of the 33rd Annual Academy Awards are as follows: United Artists' film The Apartment
won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture, Burt Lancaster won Best Actor for his role in Elmer Gantry
, Elizabeth Taylor won Best Actress for Butterfield 8
, Sir Peter Ustinov won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Spartacus
, Shirley Jones won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in Elmer Gantry
, while Billy Wilder won Best Director for The Apartment
Special Honorary Awards went to Gary Cooper for his many memorable screen performances and the international recognition he, as an individual, has gained for the motion picture industry, and to Stan Laurel for his creative pioneering in the field of cinema comedy.
From the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.