4th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: November 10, 1931

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Lionel Barrymore for A Free Soul

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Marie Dressler for Min and Bill

Best Director

  • Norman Taurog for Skippy

Best Writing, Original Story

  • John Monk Saunders for The Dawn Patrol

Best Writing, Adaptation

Best Cinematography

  • Floyd Crosby for Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Best Art Direction

Best Sound, Recording

  • Paramount Publix Studio Sound Department