Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1958 (31st Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1958 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 1958 Preliminaries

1958 (31st) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1958 (31st) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1958 to December 31, 1958

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1958 Ceremony

1958 (31st) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

1958 (31st) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Monday, April 6, 1959
7:30 PM

RKO Pantages Theatre,

Ceremony Poster

Ceremony Program

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

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

The 1958 Winners

1958 (31st) Best Picture Poster: “Gigi”

1958 (31st) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Gigi”

Best Picture:
Arthur Freed Productions, Inc.;

Arthur Freed, Producer

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1958 (31st) Best Actor: David Niven   1958 (31st) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: David Niven Best Actor:
David Niven
as Major Angus Pollock
in the film
Separate Tables

1958 (31st) Best Actress: Susan Hayward   1958 (31st) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Susan Hayward Best Actress:
Susan Hayward
as Barbara Graham
in the film
I Want to Live!

1958 (23rd) Best Supporting Actor: Burl Ives Best Supporting Actor:
Burl Ives
as Rufus Hannassey
in the film
The Big Country

1958 (23rd) Best Supporting Actress: Wendy Hiller Best Supporting Actress:
Wendy Hiller
as Pat Cooper
in the film
Separate Tables

1958 (25th) Best Song: “Gigi” Best Song:
from the film

Music by Frederick Loewe;
lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Best Song Lyrics

Other 1958 Nominees

1958 (31st) Best Actor/Best Actress Nominees

Best Actor/Best Actress Nominees