Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1964 (37th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1964 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 1964 Preliminaries

1964 (37th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1964 (37th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1964 to December 31, 1964

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1964 Ceremony

1964 (37th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

1964 (37th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Monday, April 5, 1965
7:00 PM

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium,
Santa Monica

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 1964 Winners

1964 (37th) Best Picture Poster: “My Fair Lady”

1964 (37th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “My Fair Lady”

Best Picture:
My Fair Lady
Warner Bros.

Jack L. Warner, Producer

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1964 (37th) Best Actor: Rex Harrison   1964 (37th) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: Rex Harrison Best Actor:
Rex Harrison
as Professor Henry Higgins
in the film
My Fair Lady

1964 (37th) Best Actress: Julie Andrews   1964 (37th) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Julie Andrews Best Actress:
Julie Andrews
as Mary Poppins
in the film
Mary Poppins

1964 (29th) Best Supporting Actor: Peter Ustinov Best Supporting Actor:
Peter Ustinov
as Arthur Simon Simpson
in the film

1964 (29th) Best Supporting Actress: Lila Kedrova Best Supporting Actress:
Lila Kedrova
as Madame Hortense
in the film
Zorba the Greek

1964 (31st) Best Song: “Chim Chim Cher-ee” Best Song:
Chim Chim Cher-ee
from the film
Mary Poppins

Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

Best Song Lyrics