Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1937 (10th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1937 Academy Awards, comprised of selected items from the WebMaster’s collection. (All of the items for a given category—for example, all Reminder Lists—can be found in the “Gallery” section.)

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The 1937 Preliminaries

1937 (10th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1937 (10th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1937 to December 31, 1937

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1937 Ceremony

Thursday, March 10, 1938
8:15 PM

The Biltmore Bowl of the
Biltmore Hotel,
Los Angeles

(postponed from March 3rd  due to a major rain and flood  affecting the Los Angeles area)

Nominations & Winners
Winners Only
Nominations by Film
Nomination Statistics by Film

See Also:
    Nominations & Winners by Category
    Winners Only by Category

The 1937 Winners

1937 (10th) Best Picture Poster: “The Life of Emile Zola”

1937 (10th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “The Life of Emile Zola”

Best Picture:
The Life of Emile Zola
Warner Bros.

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1937 (10th) Best Actor: Spencer Tracy   1937 (10th) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: Spencer Tracy Best Actor:
Spencer Tracy
as Manuel Fidello
in the film
Captains Courageous

1937 (10th) Best Actress: Luise Rainer   1937 (10th) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Luise Rainer Best Actress:
Luise Rainer
as O-Lan
in the film
The Good Earth

1937 (2nd) Best Supporting Actor: Joseph Schildkraut Best Supporting Actor:
Joseph Schildkraut
as Captain Alfred Dreyfus
in the film
The Life of Emile Zola

1937 (2nd) Best Supporting Actress: Alice Brady Best Supporting Actress:
Alice Brady
as Molly O’Leary
in the film
In Old Chicago

1937 (4th) Best Song: “Sweet Leilani” Best Song:
Sweet Leilani
from the film
Waikiki Wedding

Music and lyrics by Harry Owens

Best Song Lyrics