The 2nd Academy Awards were presented on April 3, 1930 at an awards banquet in the Cocoanut Grove of The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, and... Read more
The 3rd Academy Awards were awarded to films completed and screened in 1929/1930, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Read more
The 4th Academy Awards were awarded to films completed and screened in 1930/1931, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Read more
The 5th Academy Awards were conducted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on November 18, 1932 at a ceremony held at The Ambassador... Read more
The 6th Academy Awards were held on March 16, 1934 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Will Rogers and Rogers... Read more
The 7th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1934, were held on February 27, 1935 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They... Read more
The 8th Academy Awards were held on March 5, 1936 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Frank Capra. This was the... Read more
The 9th Academy Awards were held on March 4, 1937 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by George Jessel. This... Read more
The 10th Academy Awards were held on March 10, 1938 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
Originally scheduled to be held on March... Read more
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... Read more
The twelfth Academy Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, February 29, 1940 at the Coconut Grove of the Ambassador Hotel. Though the winners were... Read more
The 1940 Academy Award Winners
Actor: James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story)
Actress: Ginger Rogers (Kitty Foyle)
Supporting... Read more
The 14th Academy Awards may be most infamous, in retrospect, as the year in which Citizen Kane (consistently regarded as one of the greatest films... Read more
The 15th Academy Awards was held in the Cocoanut Grove at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Best Picture honors went to the film Mrs. Miniver.... Read more
The 16th Academy Awards, in 1944, was the first Oscar ceremony held at a large public venue, Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Free passes were given out... Read more
The 17th Academy Awards marked the first time this awards ceremony was broadcast nationally on the ABC Radio network.
Through the 1940’s, the... Read more
The 18th Academy Awards was the first such ceremony after World War II. As a result, the ceremony featured more glamour than had been present... Read more
The 19th Academy Awards continued a trend through the late-1940s of the Oscar voters honoring films about contemporary social issues. The Best... Read more
The 20th Academy Awards spread awards around, with no film receiving more than 3 awards, the last time this would happen until the 78th Academy... Read more
The 21st Academy Awards features numerous firsts. It was the first time a non-Hollywood production won Best Picture, Hamlet. It was the first time... Read more
The twenty-second Academy Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, March 23, 1950 at the RKO Pantages Theatre. The evening's program was hosted by... Read more
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... Read more
The 24th Academy Awards is an event that honored the Greatest Films of 1951.
The single film which came out with the largest number of honors... Read more
The 26th Academy Awards honored the best in films of 1953.
The second national telecast of the Awards show draws an estimated 43,000,000... Read more
The 27th Academy Awards honored the best films produced in 1954. The Best Picture winner, On the Waterfront, was produced by Sam Spiegel and... Read more