26th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: March 25, 1954

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • William Holden for Stalag 17

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

Best Screenplay

Best Motion Picture Story

  • Dalton Trumbo for Roman Holiday
    • The screen credit and award were originally credited to Ian McLellan Hunter, as Dalton Trumbo was blacklisted at the time. The Academy changed its records in December 1992 to credit Mr. Trumbo.

Best Story and Screenplay

  • Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, & Richard L. Breen for Titanic

Best Cinematography, Colour

  • Loyal Griggs for Shane

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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

  • Cedric Gibbons, Edward C. Carfagno, Edwin B. Willis, Hugh Hunt for Julius Caesar

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Colour

  • Lyle R. Wheeler, George W. Davis, Walter M. Scott, & Paul S. Fox for The Robe

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

Best Costume Design, Colour

  • Charles Le Maire & Emile Santiago for The Robe

Best Sound, Recording

Best Film Editing

Best Special Effects

  • The War of the Worlds

Best Original Song

  • Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster for “Secret Love” from Calamity Jane

Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

  • Alfred Newman for Call Me Madam

Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

  • Bronislau Kaper for Lili

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Walt Disney for Bear Country

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Johnny Green for Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Walt Disney for Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Walt Disney for The Alaskan Eskimo

Best Documentary, Features

  • Walt Disney for The Living Desert

Honorary Award

  • Pete Smith
  • (20th Century-Fox Film Corp.)
  • Joseph I. Breen
  • (Bell and Howell Co.)