40th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: April 10, 1968

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • George Kennedy for Cool Hand Luke

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Estelle Parsons for Bonnie and Clyde

Best Director

  • Mike Nichols for The Graduate

Best Original Story & Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Cinematography

  • Burnett Guffey for Bonnie and Clyde

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

  • John Truscott, Edward Carrere, & John Brown for Camelot

Best Costume Design

  • John Truscott for Camelot

Best Sound

Best Film Editing

Best Sound Effects

  • John Poyner for The Dirty Dozen

Best Special Effects

  • L.B. Abbott for Doctor Dolittle

Best Original Song

  • Leslie Bricusse for “Talk to the Animals” from Doctor Dolittle

Best Music, Original Score

  • Elmer Bernstein for Thoroughly Modern Millie

Best Music, Scoring of Adaptation or Treatment

  • Alfred Newman & Ken Darby for Camelot

Best Short Subject, Live-Action Subjects

  • Christopher Chapman for A Place to Stand

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Fred Wolf for The Box

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Mark Jonathan Harris & Trevor Greenwood for The Redwoods

Best Documentary, Features

  • Pierre Schoendoerffer for The Anderson Platoon

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Closely Watching Trains (Czechoslovakia)

Honourary Award

  • Arthur Freed