22nd Academy Award Ceremony

Date: March 23, 1950

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Dean Jagger for Twelve O’Clock High

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz for A Letter to Three Wives

Best Screenplay

  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz for A Letter to Three Wives

Best Motion Picture Story

  • Douglas Morrow for The Stratton Story

Best Story and Screenplay

  • Robert Pirosh for Battleground

Best Cinematography, Colour

  • Winton C. Hoch for She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

  • Paul Vogel for Battleground

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

  • John Meehan, Harry Horner, & Emile Kuri for The Heiress

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Colour

  • Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse, Edwin B. Willis, & Jack D. Moore for Little Women

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

Best Costume Design, Colour

  • Leah Rhodes, Travilla, & Marjorie Best for Adventures of Don Juan

Best Sound, Recording

  • Twelve O’Clock High

Best Film Editing

  • Harry W. Gerstad for Champion

Best Special Effects

  • Mighty Joe Young

Best Original Song

  • Frank Loesser for “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” from Neptune’s Daughter

Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

  • Roger Edens & Lennie Hayton for On the Town

Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Gaston Diehl & Robert Hessens for Van Gogh

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Jack Eaton for Aquatic House Party

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Edward Selzer for For Scent-imental Reasons

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Richard De Rochemont for A Chance to Live
  • Edward Selzer for So Much for So Little

Best Documentary, Features

  • Daybreak in Udi

Juvenile Award

  • Bobby Driscoll

Honorary Award

  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Fred Astaire
  • Cecil B. DeMille
  • Jean Hersholt