Trivial Matters #8 – A handy Oscars reference sheet

The First Film To:

Win three acting awards: A Streetcar Named Desire (24th)
Win both lead acting Oscars: It Happened One Night (7th)
Win both supporting acting Oscars: A Streetcar Named Desire (24th)
Win Best Picture without a nomination for Best Director: Wings (1st)
Win Best Director without a nomination for Best Picture: Two Arabian Knights (1st)
Win Best Picture without a writing nomination: Wings (1st)
Win Best Picture without any acting nominations: Wings (1st)
Win the “Top Five” awards: It Happened One Night (7th)
Win both male acting awards: Going my Way (17th)
Win both female acting awards: Jezebel (11th)
Win Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress: On the Waterfront (27th)
Win Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor: A Streetcar Named Desire (24th)
Win Best Director and at least one acting award, but not Best Picture: Seventh Heaven (1st)
Win Best Picture and two acting awards, but not Best Director: All the King’s Men (22nd)
Win Best Picture and nothing else: The Broadway Melody (2nd)
Be nominated for Best Picture and nothing else: The Racket (1st)
Win Best Director and nothing else: Two Arabian Knights (1st)
Receive five acting nominationsMrs. Miniver (15th)
Receive 14 total nominations: All About Eve (23rd)
Receive nominations in all four acting categories: My Man Godfrey (9th)
Receive two nominations for Best Actor: Going my Way (17th)
Receive two nominations for Best Actress: All About Eve (23rd)
Receive two nominations for Best Sup. Actor: Mr. Smith Goes to Town (12th)
Receive two nominations for Best Sup. Actress: Gone with the Wind (12th)
Receive three nominations for Best Sup. Actor: On the Waterfront (27th)

The Last Film To:

Win three acting awards: Network (49th)
Win both lead acting Oscars: As Good as it Gets (70th)
Win both supporting acting Oscars: The Fighter (83rd)
Win Best Picture without a nomination for Best Director: Argo (85th)
Win Best Director without a nomination for Best Picture: The Divine Lady (2nd)
Win Best Picture without a writing nomination: Titanic (70th)
Win Best Picture without any acting nominations: Slumdog Millionaire (81st)
Win the “Top Five” awards: The Silence of the Lambs (64th)
Win both male acting awards: Dallas Buyers Club (86th)
Win both female acting awards: Shakespeare in Love (71st)
Win Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress: My Left Foot (62nd)
Win Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor: Million Dollar Baby (77th)
Win Best Director and at least one acting award, but not Best Picture: La La Land (89th)
Win Best Picture and two acting awards, but not Best Director: Shakespeare in Love (71st)
Win Best Picture and nothing else: Mutiny on the Bounty (8th)
Be nominated for Best Picture and nothing else: The Ox-Bow Incident (16th)
Win Best Director and nothing else: The Graduate (40th)
Receive five acting nominationsNetwork (49th)
Receive 14 total nominations: La La Land (89th)
Receive nominations in all four acting categories: American Hustle (86th)
Receive two nominations for Best Actor: Amadeus (57th)
Receive two nominations for Best Actress: Thelma and Louise (64th)
Receive two nominations for Best Sup. Actor: Bugsy (64th)
Receive two nominations for Best Sup. Actress: The Help (84th)
Receive three nominations for Best Sup. Actor: The Godfather Part II (47th)

The Only Film To:

Receive three nominations for Best Actor: Mutiny on the Bounty (8th)
Receive three nominations for Best Actress: N/A
Receive three nominations for Best Sup. Actress:
 Tom Jones (36th)
Receive nominations in every eligible category: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (39th)
Receive four female acting nominations: All About Eve (23rd)

The First Person To:

Win two Academy Awards: Lewis Milestone
Best Director, Comedy – Two Arabian Knights (1st)
Best Director – All Quiet on the Western Front (3rd)

Win two consecutive Academy Awards: Douglas Shearer
Best Sound Recording – Naughty Marietta (8th)
Best Sound Recording – San Francisco (9th)

Win two consecutive Acting Awards: Luise Rainer
Best Actress – The Great Ziegfeld (9th)
Best Actress – The Good Earth (10th)

Win acting Oscars in both Lead and Supporting categories: Helen Hayes
Best Actress – The Sin of Madelon Claudet (5th)
Best Sup. Actress – Airport (43rd)

Refuse an Academy Award: Dudley Nichols
Best Writing – The Informer (8th)

Win an Oscar posthumously: Sidney Howard
Best Writing – Gone with the Wind (12th)

The Last Person To:

Win two consecutive Academy Awards: Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Cinematography – Gravity (86th)
Best Cinematography – Birdman (87th)
Best Cinematography – The Revenant (88th)

Win two consecutive Acting Awards: Tom Hanks
Best Actor – Philadelphia (66th)
Best Actor – Forrest Gump (67th)

Win acting Oscars in both Lead and Supporting categories: Cate Blanchett
Best Sup. Actress – The Aviator (77th)
Best Actress – Blue Jasmine (86th)

Refuse an Academy Award: Marlon Brando
Best Actor – The Godfather (42nd)

Win an Oscar posthumously: Gil Friesen
Best Documentary Feature – 20 Feet from Stardom (86th)

 

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