23rd Academy Awards

The 23rd Academy Awards Ceremony awarded Oscars for the best in films in 1950. The nominations were noticeable this year, as All About Eve was nominated for fourteen Oscars, beating the previous record of Gone with the Wind.

The 1950 Academy Award Winners

Picture: All About Eve
Actor: Jose Ferrer (Cyrano de Bergerac)
Actress: Judy Holliday (Born Yesterday)
Supporting Actor: George Sanders (All About Eve)
Supporting Actress: Josephine Hull (Harvey)
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve)
Adapted Screenplay: Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve)
Original Screenplay: Edna & Edward Anhalt, story (Panic in the Streets) / Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, and D.M. Marshman Jr., story and screenplay (Sunset Boulevard)
Song: "Mona Lisa" (Captain Carey, USA)
Score: Sunset Boulevard / Annie Get Your Gun
Cinematography: The Third Man (Black and White) / King Solomon's Mines (Color)
Costume Design: All About Eve (Black and White) / Samson and Delilah (Color)
Art / Set Decoration: Sunset Boulevard (Black and White) / Samson and Delilah (Color)
Film Editing: King Solomon's Mines
Sound: All About Eve
Special Effects: Destination Moon
Short Films: Gerald McBoing-Boing (Cartoons) / Grandad of Races (One-Reel) / In Beaver Valley (Two-Reel)
Documentaries: Why Korea? (Short) / The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (Feature)

The twenty-third Academy Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, March 29, 1951 at the RKO Pantages Theatre. Beating Gone With the Wind's record, All About Eve was nominated for fourteen Oscars. Fred Astaire hosted the ceremony.