13th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: February 27, 1941

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Ginger Rogers for Kitty Foyle

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Walter Brennan for The Westerner

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

Best Original Screenplay

  • Preston Sturges for The Great McGinty

Best Original Story

  • Benjamin Glazer & Hans Székely for Arise, My Love

Best Screenplay

Best Cinematography, Colour

  • Georges Périnal for The Thief of Bagdad

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Best Art Direction, Black-and-White

  • Cedric Gibbons & Paul Groesse for Pride and Prejudice

Best Art Direction, Colour

  • Vincent Korda for The Thief of Bagdad

Best Sound, Recording

  • Douglas Shearer for Strike Up the Band

Best Film Editing

  • Anne Bauchens for North West Mounted Police

Best Special Effects

  • Lawrence W. Butler & Jack Whitney for The Thief of Bagdad

Best Original Song

  • Leigh Harline & Ned Washington for “When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio

Best Original Score

  • Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith, & Ned Washington for Pinocchio

Best Scoring

  • Alfred Newman for Tin Pan Alley

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Teddy the Rough Rider

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Quicker’n a Wink

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Fred Quimby & Rudolf Ising for The Milky Way

Honorary Award

  • Bob Hope
  • Nathan Levinson