32nd Academy Award Ceremony

Date: April 4, 1960

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Simone Signoret for Room at the Top

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

Best Original Screenplay

  • Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Stanley Shapiro, & Maurice Richlin for Pillow Talk

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Neil Paterson for Room at the Top

Best Cinematography, Colour

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Colour

  • William A. Horning, Edward C. Carfagno, & Hugh Hunt for Ben-Hur

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

Best Costume Design, Colour

Best Sound

Best Film Editing

  • Ralph E. Winters & John D. Dunning for Ben-Hur

Best Special Effects

  • A. Arnold Gillespie, Robert MacDonald, & Milo B. Lory for Ben-Hur

Best Original Song

  • Jimmy Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn for “High Hopes” from A Hole in the Head

Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

  • André Previn & Ken Darby for Porgy and Bess

Best Music, Scoring of Dramatic or Comedy Picture

Best Short Subject, Live-Action Subjects

  • Jacques-Yves Cousteau for The Golden Fish

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • John Hubley for Moonbird

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Bert Haanstra for Glas

Best Documentary, Features

  • Bernhard Grzimek for Serengeti

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Black Orpheus (France)

Honorary Award

  • Lee De Forest
  • Buster Keaton
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