14th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: February 26, 1942

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Gary Cooper for Sergeant York

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Mary Astor for The Great Lie

Best Director

Best Original Screenplay

  • Herman J. Mankiewicz & Orson Welles for Citizen Kane

Best Original Story

  • Harry Segall for Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Best Screenplay

  • Sidney Buchman & Seton I. Miller for Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Best Cinematography, Colour

  • Ernest Palmer & Ray Rennahan for Blood and Sand

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Colour

  • Cedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary, & Edwin B. Willis for Blossoms in the Dust

Best Sound, Recording

  • Jack Whitney for The Hamilton Woman

Best Film Editing

  • William Holmes for Sergeant York

Best Special Effects

  • Franciot Edouart, Gordon Jennings, & Louis Mesenkop for I Wanted Wings

Best Original Song

  • Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein II for “The Last Time I Saw Paris” from Lady Be Good

Best Original Scoring of a Dramatic Picture

  • Bernard Hermann for The Devil and Daniel Webster

Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

  • Frank Churchill & Oliver Wallace for Dumbo

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Main Street on the March

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Of Pups and Puzzles

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Walt Disney for Lend a Paw

Best Documentary

  • Churchill’s Island

Honorary Award

  • Rey Scott for ‘Kukan’: The Battle Cry of China