28th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: March 21, 1956

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Ernest Borgnine for Marty

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Anna Magnani for The Rose Tattoo

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Jack Lemmon for Mister Roberts

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

  • Delbert Mann for Marty

Best Screenplay

  • Paddy Chayevsky for Marty

Best Motion Picture Story

  • Daniel Fuchs for Love Me or Leave Me

Best Story and Screenplay

  • William Ludwig & Sonya Levien for Interrupted Melody

Best Cinematography, Colour

  • Robert Burks for To Catch a Thief

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

  • James Wong Howe for The Rose Tattoo

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

  • Hal Pereira, Tambi Larson, Sam Comer, Arthur Krams for The Rose Tattoo

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Colour

  • William Flannery, Jo Mielziner, Robert Priestley for Picnic

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

  • Helen Rose for I’ll Cry Tomorrow

Best Costume Design, Colour

  • Charles Le Maire for Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

Best Sound, Recording

  • Fred Hynes for Oklahoma!

Best Film Editing

  • Charles Nelson & William A. Lyon for Picnic

Best Special Effects

  • The Bridge of the Toko-Ri

Best Original Song

  • Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster for “Love is a Many-Splendored Thing” from Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

  • Robert Russell Bennett, Jay Blackston, & Adolph Deutsch for Oklahoma!

Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

  • Alfred Newman for Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Wilbur T. Blume for The Face of Lincoln

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Edmund Reek for Survival City

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Edward Selzer for Speedy Gonzales

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Walt Disney for Men Against the Arctic

Best Documentary, Features

  • Nancy Hamilton for The Unconquered

Honorary Award

  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto