Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1943 (16th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1943 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 1943 Preliminaries

1943 (16th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1943 (16th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1943 to December 31, 1943

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1943 Ceremony

1943 (16th) Academy Award Ceremony Program Thursday, March 2, 1944
8:00 PM

Grauman’s Chinese Theatre,

Ceremony Program

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

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

The 1943 Winners

1943 (16th) Best Picture Poster: “Casablanca”

1943 (16th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Casablanca”

Best Picture:
Warner Bros.

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1943 (16th) Best Actor: Paul Lukas   1943 (16th) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: Paul Lukas Best Actor:
Paul Lukas
as Kurt Muller
in the film
Watch on the Rhine

1943 (16th) Best Actress: Jennifer Jones   1943 (16th) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Jennifer Jones Best Actress:
Jennifer Jones
as Bernadette Soubirous
in the film
The Song of Bernadette

1943 (8th) Best Supporting Actor: Charles Coburn Best Supporting Actor:
Charles Coburn
as Benjamin Dingle
in the film
The More the Merrier

1943 (8th) Best Supporting Actress: Katina Paxinou Best Supporting Actress:
Katina Paxinou
as Pilar
in the film
For Whom the Bell Tolls

1943 (10th) Best Song: “You’ll Never Know” Best Song:
You’ll Never Know
from the film
Hello, Frisco, Hello

Music by Harry Warren;
lyrics by Mack Gordon

Best Song Lyrics