Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1935 (8th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1935 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 1935 Preliminaries

1935 (8th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1935 (8th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1935 to December 31, 1935

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1935 Ceremony

Thursday, March 5, 1936
8:00 PM

The Biltmore Bowl of the
Biltmore Hotel,
Los Angeles

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

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

The 1935 Winners

1935 (8th) Best Picture Poster: “Mutiny on the Bounty”

1935 (8th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Mutiny on the Bounty”

Best Picture:
Mutiny on the Bounty

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1935 (8th) Best Actor: Victor McLaglen   1935 (8th) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: Victor McLaglen Best Actor:
Victor McLaglen
as Gypo Nolan
in the film
The Informer

1935 (8th) Best Actress: Bette Davis   1935 (8th) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Bette Davis Best Actress:
Bette Davis
as Joyce Heath
in the film

1935 (2nd) Best Song: “Lullaby of Broadway” Best Song:
Lullaby of Broadway
from the film
Gold Diggers of 1935

Music by Harry Warren;
lyrics by Al Dubin

Best Song Lyrics