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The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Award for Animated Short Film is an award which has been given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as part of the Academy Awards every year since the 5th Academy Awards, covering the year 1931-32, to the present.
In the first year of this award it referred to no specific film.
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work in one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Directing, usually known as the Best Director Oscar, is one of the Awards of Merit presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to directors working in the motion picture industry.
The Academy Award for Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to producers working in the film industry and is the only category in which every member is eligible to submit a nomination.
The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures.
The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording, and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.
The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1957, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, which had been introduced in 1940.
The Academy Juvenile Award, also known as the Juvenile Oscar, was a Special Honorary Academy Award bestowed at the discretion of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to specifically recognize juvenile performers under the age of eighteen for their "outstanding contributions to screen entertainment".
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Albert Maurice Hackett (February 16, 1900 – March 16, 1995) was an American dramatist and screenwriter most noted for his collaborations with his partner and wife Frances Goodrich.
Anne Bauchens (February 2, 1882 – May 7, 1967) was an American film editor who is particularly noted for her collaboration over 40 years with the director Cecil B. DeMille.
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Arthur Caesar (9 March 1892 – 20 June 1953) was a screenwriter.
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Ben Hecht (1894–1964) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist and novelist.
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Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater.
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Bosom Friends is a 1934 American short film produced by E. W. Hammons.
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Bowman-Biltmore Hotels was a chain created by hotel magnate John McEntee Bowman.
"(The) Carioca" is a 1933 popular song with music by Vincent Youmans and lyrics by Edward Eliscu and Gus Kahn, as well as the name of the dance choreographed to it for the 1933 film Flying Down to Rio.
Carl Dreher (February 16, 1896 – July 13, 1976) was an electrical engineer, two-time Academy Award nominated sound engineer, and an author who primarily dealt with technical and scientific topics.
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Carroll Clark (February 6, 1894 – May 17, 1968) was an American art director.
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Austin Cedric Gibbons (March 23, 1893 – July 26, 1960) was an Irish American art director and production designer for the film industry.
Charles G. Rosher, A.S.C. (November 17, 1885 – January 15, 1974) was a two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer who worked from the early days of silent films through the 1950s.
City of Wax is a 1934 American short documentary film produced by Horace and Stacy Woodard about the life of a bee.
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Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King".
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Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 – July 30, 1996) was a French-born American actress, and a leading lady for two decades.
Cleopatra is a 1934 epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures, which retells the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (CPII) is an American film production and distribution studio of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Con Conrad (June 18, 1891 – September 28, 1938) was an American songwriter and producer.
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Conrad Albinus Nervig (born 24 June 1889, Grant County, South Dakota, USA, died 26 November 1980, San Diego, California, USA) was an American film editor with 81 film credits.
Cullen Tate (March 10, 1886 – October 12, 1947) was an American assistant director as well as a director.
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Douglas G. Shearer (November 17, 1899 – January 5, 1971) was a Canadian American pioneer sound designer and recording director who played a key role in the advancement of sound technology for motion pictures.
Edmund H. Hansen (November 13, 1894 – October 10, 1962) was an American sound engineer.
Edward Eliscu (April 2, 1902 – June 18, 1998) was a lyricist, playwright, producer and actor.
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Eskimo (also known as Mala the Magnificent and Eskimo Wife-Traders) is a 1933 American Pre-Code drama film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
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Flirtation Walk is a 1934 romantic musical film written by Delmer Daves and Lou Edelman, and directed by Frank Borzage.
Flying Down to Rio is a 1933 American Pre-Code RKO musical film noted for being the first screen pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, although Dolores del Río and Gene Raymond received top billing and the leading roles.
Frances Goodrich (December 21, 1890 – January 29, 1984) was an American dramatist and screenwriter, best known for her collaborations with her partner and husband Albert Hackett.
Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s.
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Francis Phillip Wuppermann (June 1, 1890 – September 18, 1949), known by his stage name of Frank Morgan, was an American character actor.
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Franklin Hansen (May 2, 1897 – January 13, 1982) was an American sound engineer.
Fredric Hope (January 22, 1900 – April 20, 1937) was an American art director.
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Arthur Eugene "Gene" Milford (January 19, 1902 – December 23, 1991) was an American film and television editor with about one hundred feature film credits.
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George J. Folsey, A.S.C. (July 2, 1898 – November 1, 1988) was an American cinematographer who worked on 162 films between 1919 and his retirement in 1976.
Grace Moore (December 5, 1898January 26, 1947) was an American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film.
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Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886October 8, 1941) was an American lyricist.
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Herbert A. "Herb" Magidson (January 7, 1906 – January 2, 1986) was an American popular lyricist.
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Here Comes the Navy (also known as Hey, Sailor) is a 1934 American romantic comedy film.
Hide-Out is a 1934 comedy film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starring Robert Montgomery and Maureen O'Sullivan.
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Holiday Land is a 1934 American animated short film that was nominated at the 1934 Academy Awards for Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film but lost to The Tortoise and the Hare.
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Horace Woodard (August 18, 1904 – April 20, 1973) was an American film producer and cinematographer of short films.
Imitation of Life is a 1934 American drama film directed by John M. Stahl.
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky who relocated to New York during 1904, living there for the remainder of his life.
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It Happened One Night is a 1934 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed by Frank Capra, in which a pampered socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her father's thumb, and falls in love with a roguish reporter (Clark Gable).
John Paul Livadary (born 20 May 1896, Istanbul, Turkey, died 7 April 1987, Newport Beach, California, USA) was a sound designer.
John Waters (October 31, 1893 – May 5, 1965) was an American film director, second unit director and earlier an assistant director whose career began in the early days of silent film and culminated in two consecutive Academy Award nominations in the newly instituted category of Best Assistant Director, with the second nomination, for MGM's Viva Villa!, winning him an Oscar statuette at the 7th Academy Awards on February 27, 1935.
Jolly Little Elves is a 1934 animated short film by Walter Lantz that was nominated at the 7th Academy Awards for Best Animated Short film.
Jules White (born Julius Weiss) (17 September 190030 April 1985) was a Hungarian-born American film director and producer best known for his short-subject comedies starring The Three Stooges.
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Kenneth Macgowan (November 30, 1888 – April 27, 1963) was an American film producer.
La Cucaracha is a 1934 American short musical film directed by Lloyd Corrigan.
Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 – December 29, 1984) was an American composer, lyricist and songwriter.
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This is a list of films that have been nominated for the so-called Big Five Academy Award categories.
This is a list of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and nominees.
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.
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"Love in Bloom" is a popular song with music by Ralph Rainger and lyrics by Leo Robin, published in 1934.
Manhattan Melodrama is a 1934 crime melodrama film, produced by MGM, directed by W. S. Van Dyke, and starring Clark Gable, William Powell, and Myrna Loy.
Men in Black is the third short subject starring American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (abbreviated MGM, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, or simply Metro) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Nathan Levinson (July 15, 1888 – October 18, 1952) was an American sound engineer.
Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian-American actress, and a major Hollywood star from 1925 through 1942.
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Norman Krasna (November 7, 1909 – November 1, 1984) was an American screenwriter, playwright, producer, and film director.
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Of Human Bondage is a 1934 American drama film directed by John Cromwell and is widely regarded by critics as the film that made Bette Davis a star.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 American drama film directed by Miloš Forman, based on the 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey, and starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Will Sampson.
One Night of Love is a 1934 Columbia Pictures romantic musical film set in the opera world, starring Grace Moore and Tullio Carminati.
Operator 13 is a 1934 American romance film directed by Richard Boleslawski and starring Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, and Jean Parker.
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Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly known as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, and formerly known as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood.
Pete Smith (September 4, 1892 – January 12, 1979) was an American publicist, short subject producer and narrator.
Pioneer Pictures, Inc. was a Hollywood motion picture company, most noted for its early commitment to making color films.
Ralph Rainger (October 7, 1901 – October 23, 1942) was an American composer of popular music principally for films.
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Richard Day (9 May 1896 – 23 May 1972) was a Canadian art director.
RKO (Radio-Keith-Orpheum) Pictures is an American film production and distribution company.
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Robert Riskin (March 30, 1897 – September 20, 1955)"Robert Riskin, Who Won 'Oscar' For 'It Happened Ohe Night,' Dies." New York Times. September 22, 1955.
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Romantic comedy films are films with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, centered on romantic ideals such as that true love is able to surmount most obstacles.
Scott R. "Scotty" Beal (April 14, 1890 – July 10, 1973) was a film Assistant director.
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Screen Gems is an American film production company and division company of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group that has served several different purposes for its parent companies over the decades since its incorporation.
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She Loves Me Not is a 1934 American comedy film directed by Elliott Nugent and starring Bing Crosby and Miriam Hopkins.
Shirley Temple Black (née Temple; April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American film and television actress, singer, dancer, and public servant, most famous as Hollywood's number-one box-office star from 1935 through 1938.
Stacy Robert Woodard (June 11, 1902 in Salt Lake City, Utah – January 27, 1942 in New York City) was a producer, cinematographer, and editor of nature films, who with his brother Horace Woodard edited Frank Buck's film Fang and Claw.
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Strikes and Spares is a 1934 American short sports film directed by Felix E. Feist.
The Affairs of Cellini (1934) is a comedy film set in Florence over 400 years ago.
The Barretts of Wimpole Street is a 1934 American film depicting the real-life romance between poets Elizabeth Barrett (Norma Shearer) and Robert Browning (Fredric March), despite the opposition of her father Edward Moulton-Barrett (Charles Laughton).
"The Continental" is a song written by Con Conrad with lyrics by Herb Magidson, and was introduced by Ginger Rogers in the 1934 film, The Gay Divorcee.
The Gay Divorcee is a 1934 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
The House of Rothschild is a 1934 American Pre-Code film written by Nunnally Johnson from the play by George Hembert Westley, and directed by Alfred L. Werker.
The Lost Patrol is a 1934 American Pre-Code war film made by RKO.
The Merry Widow is a 1934 film adaptation of the operetta of the same name by Franz Lehár.
The Richest Girl in the World is a 1934 romantic comedy film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Miriam Hopkins and Joel McCrea.
The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime and horror genres.
The Thin Man is a 1934 American Pre-Code comedy-mystery film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett.
The Tortoise and the Hare is an animated short film released on January 5, 1935 by United Artists, produced by Walt Disney and directed by Wilfred Jackson.
The White Parade is a 1934 film that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Theodore Soderberg (8 January 1923 – 15 November 2012) was an American sound engineer.
Thomas T. Moulton (January 1, 1896 – March 29, 1967) was an American sound engineer.
The United Artists Media Group (UAMG), formerly known as United Artists Corporation (UA), is an American film and television entertainment company.
Universal Studios Inc. (also known as Universal Pictures), is an American film studio, owned by Comcast through its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal,Lieberman, David.
Van Nest Polglase (August 25, 1898 – December 20, 1968) was an American art director.
Victor Milner, A.S.C. (December 15, 1893 – October 29, 1972) (sometimes Victor Miller) was an American cinematographer.
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Victor L. Schertzinger (April 8, 1888 - October 26, 1941) was an American composer, film director, film producer, and screenwriter.
Vincent Millie Youmans (September 27, 1898 – April 5, 1946) was an American Broadway composer and Broadway producer.
Viva Villa! is a 1934 American Pre-Code film starring Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa and was written by Ben Hecht, adapted from the book Viva Villa!.
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Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II (March 21, 1889 – February 5, 1943) was an American film director and writer who made several successful early sound films, including Tarzan the Ape Man in 1932, The Thin Man in 1934, San Francisco in 1936, and six popular musicals with Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald.
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer.
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Walter Benjamin Lantz (April 27, 1899 – March 22, 1994) was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer, and director, best known for founding Walter Lantz Productions and creating Woody Woodpecker.
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What, No Men! is a 1934 American short comedy film directed by Ralph Staub, and filmed in Technicolor.
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William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) was an American actor.
A write-in candidate is a candidate in an election whose name does not appear on the ballot, but for whom voters may vote nonetheless by writing in the person's name.
This is a list of films that were released in 1934.
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Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.
The 43rd Academy Awards were presented April 15, 1971 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles.