22nd Academy Awards

22nd Academy Awards
Date March 23, 1950
Site RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, California
Hosted by Paul Douglas
Best Picture All the King's Men
Most awards The Heiress (4)
Most nominations The Heiress (8)

The 22nd Academy Awards Ceremony awarded Oscars for the best in films in 1949. This was the last year for which all five Best Picture nominees were in black and white.


Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[1][2]

Best Motion Picture Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Screenplay Best Story and Screenplay
Best Story Best Animated Short Film
Best Documentary Feature Best Documentary Short
Best Live Action Short Film, One-Reel Best Live Action Short Film, Two-Reel
Best Dramatic or Comedy Score Best Musical Score
Best Original Song Best Sound Recording
Best Art Direction, Black and White Best Art Direction, Color
Best Cinematography, Black and White Best Cinematography, Color
Best Costume Design, Black and White Best Costume Design, Color
Best Film Editing Best Visual Effects

Academy Honorary Awards

Best Foreign Language Film

Academy Juvenile Award



Multiple nominations and awards

These films had multiple nominations:

  • 8 nominations: The Heiress
  • 7 nominations: All the King's Men, Come to the Stable
  • 6 nominations: Battleground, Champion
  • 4 nominations: Sands of Iwo Jima, Twelve O'Clock High
  • 3 nominations: Jolson Sings Again, A Letter to Three Wives, Pinky
  • 2 nominations: Adventures of Don Juan, The Fallen Idol, Little Women, My Foolish Heart, Prince of Foxes

The following films received multiple awards.

  • 4 wins: The Heiress
  • 3 wins: All the King's Men
  • 2 wins: Battleground, A Letter to Three Wives, Twelve O'Clock High

See also


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