18th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: March 7, 1946

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • James Dunn for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Anne Revere for National Velvet

Best Director

Best Original Screenplay

  • Richard Schweizer for Marie-Louise

Best Original Story

  • Charles G. Booth for The House on 92nd Street

Best Screenplay

Best Cinematography, Colour

  • Leon Shamroy for Leave Her to Heaven

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

  • Harry Stradling Sr. for The Picture of Dorian Gray

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

  • Wiard Ihnen & A. Roland Fields for Blood on the Sun

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Colour

  • Hans Dreier, Ernst Fegté, Sam Comer for Frenchman’s Creek

Best Sound, Recording

  • Stephen Dunn for The Bells of St. Mary’s

Best Film Editing

  • Robert Kern for National Velvet

Best Special Effects

  • John P. Fulton & Arthur Johns for Wonder Man

Best Original Song

  • Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II for “It Might as Well Be Spring” from State Fair

Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

  • George Stoll for Anchors Away

Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

  • Miklós Rózsa for Spellbound

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Gordon Hollingshead for Star in the Night

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Herbert Moulton for Stairway to Light

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Fred Quimby for Quiet Please!

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Hitler Lives

Best Documentary, Features

  • The True Glory

Honorary Award

  • Frank Ross, Mervyn Leroy, Albert Maltz, Earl Robinson, Lewis Allen, & Frank Sinatra for The House I Live In
  • Walter Wanger
  • Daniel J. Bloomberg

Juvenile Award

  • Peggy Ann Garner