15th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: March 4, 1943

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • James Cagney for Yankee Doodle Dandy

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Van Heflin for Johnny Eager

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

Best Original Screenplay

  • Michael Kanin & Ring Lardner Jr. for Woman of the Year

Best Original Story

  • Emeric Pressburger for 49th Ladder

Best Screenplay

  • George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West, & Arthur Wimperis for Mrs. Miniver

Best Cinematography, Colour

  • Leon Shamroy for The Black Swan

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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

  • Richard Day, Joseph C. Wright, & Thomas Little for This Above All

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Colour

  • Richard Day, Joseph C. Wright, & Thomas Little for My Gal Sal

Best Sound, Recording

  • Nathan Levinson for Yankee Doodle Dandy

Best Film Editing

  • Daniel Mandell for The Pride of the Yankees

Best Special Effects

  • Franciot Edouart, Gordon Jennings, William L. Pereira, & Louis Mesenkop for Reap the Wild Wind

Best Original Song

  • Irving Berlin for “White Christmas” from Holiday Inn

Best Original Scoring of a Musical Picture

  • Ray Heindorf & Heinz Roemheld for Yankee Doodle Dandy

Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

  • Max Steiner for Now, Voyager

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Beyond the Line of Duty

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Speaking of Animals and Their Families

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Walt Disney for Der Fuehrer’s Face

Best Documentary

  • The Battle of Midway

Honorary Award

  • Charles Boyer
  • Noel Coward for In Which We Serve