11th Academy Awards

The 11th Academy Awards were held on February 23, 1939 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

It was the first Academy Awards show without any official host, as well as the first to have a foreign language film (Jean Renoir's The Grand Illusion) nominated for Best Picture.

The 1938 Academy Award Winners

Picture: You Can't Take It With You
Actor: Spencer Tracy (Boys Town)
Actress: Bette Davis (Jezebel)
Supporting Actor: Walter Brennan (Kentucky)
Supporting Actress: Fay Bainter (Jezebel)
Director: Frank Capra (You Can't Take It With You)
Adapted Screenplay: Ian Dalrymple, Cecil Lewis, and W. P. Lipscomb (Pygmalion)
Original Screenplay: Eleanore Griffin and Dore Schary (Boys Town)
Song: "Thanks for the Memory" (Big Broadcast of 1938)
Score: Alexander's Ragtime Band / The Adventures of Robin Hood
Cinematography: The Great Waltz
Interior Decoration: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Film Editing: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Sound: The Cowboy and the Lady
Short Films: Ferdinand the Bull (Cartoons) / That Mothers Might Live (One-Reel) / Declaration of Independence (Two-Reel)