Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1965 (38th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1965 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 1965 Preliminaries

1965 (38th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1965 (38th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1965 to December 31, 1965

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1965 Ceremony

1965 (38th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

1965 (38th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Monday, April 18, 1966
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 1965 Winners

1965 (38th) Best Picture Poster: “The Sound of Music”

1965 (38th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “The Sound of Music”

Best Picture:
The Sound of Music
Argyle Enterprises Production;
20th Century-Fox

Robert Wise, Producer

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1965 (38th) Best Actor: Lee Marvin   1965 (38th) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: Lee Marvin Best Actor:
Lee Marvin
as Kid Shelleen / Tim Strawn
in the film
Cat Ballou

1965 (38th) Best Actress: Julie Christie   1965 (38th) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Julie Christie Best Actress:
Julie Christie
as Diana Scott
in the film

1965 (30th) Best Supporting Actor: Martin Balsam Best Supporting Actor:
Martin Balsam
as Arnold Burns
in the film
A Thousand Clowns

1965 (30th) Best Supporting Actress: Shelley Winters Best Supporting Actress:
Shelley Winters
as Rose-Ann D’Arcey
in the film
A Patch of Blue

1965 (32nd) Best Song: “The Shadow of Your Smile” Best Song:
The Shadow of Your Smile
from the film
The Sandpiper

Music by Johnny Mandel;
lyrics by Paul Francis Webster

Best Song Lyrics

Other 1965 Nominees

1965 (38th) Best Actor/Best Actress Nominees

Best Actor/Best Actress Nominees
1965 (38th) Best Actor Nominees (Version 1)

Best Actor Nominees (Version 1)
1965 (38th) Best Actor Nominees (Version 2)

Best Actor Nominees (Version 2)
1965 (38th) Best Actress Nominees (Version 1)

Best Actress Nominees (Version 1)
1965 (38th) Best Actress Nominees (Version 2)

Best Actress Nominees (Version 2)