1963 Academy Awards: Prize Summary

And so, 1963 comes to a close. Looking at my list below, there are a number of obvious winners, namely The Great Escape, Jason And The Argonauts, and How The West Was Won. Scroll down to see a possibly inaccurate summary of my picks for this year, and at the bottom my recommended viewing list!

My Winners From Official Nominations:

How The West Was Won: 5

8 And A Half: 3

Cleopatra: 2

It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World: 1

Hud: 1

The Sword In The Stone: 1

The Birds: 1

Lillies Of The Field: 1

Federico Fellini: 1

Lilia Skala: 1

Rachel Roberts: 1

Mervyn Douglas: 1

Sidney Poitier: 1

My Own Nominations:

The Great Escape: 10

Jason And The Argonauts: 9

From Russia With Love: 6

How The West Was Won: 6

The Birds: 5

Cleopatra: 5

The Haunting: 4

8 And A Half: 4

It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World: 3

The Sword In The Stone: 3

Dementia 13: 3

Summer Holiday: 2

The Pink Panther: 2

Lord Of The Flies: 1

Alone On The Pacific: 1

55 Days At Peking: 1

Charade: 1

The VIPs: 1

Shock Corridor: 1

The Running Man: 1

Winter Light: 1

X- The Man With The X-Ray Eyes: 1

Knife In The Water: 1

Bushido-Samurai Saga: 1

Contempt: 1

The Silence: 1

High And Low: 1

The Comedy Of Terrors: 1

Federico Fellini: 1

Alfred Hitchcock: 1

Joseph L Mankiewicz: 1

John Sturges: 1

Robert Wise: 1

Don Chaffey: 1

(John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall): 1

Lotte Lenya: 1

Claire Bloom: 1

Patricia Neal: 1

Geraldine Page: 1

Elizabeth Taylor: 1

Tippi Hedren: 1

Julie Harris: 1

Brigitte Bardot: 1

James Garner: 1

Donald Pleasence: 1

Robert Shaw: 1

Gary Raymond: 1

David McCallum: 1

James Coburn: 1

Hannes Messemer: 1

Charles Bronson: 1

Steve McQueen: 1

Sidney Poitier: 1

Richard Attenborough: 1

Peter Sellers: 1

David Niven: 1

Marcelo Mastroianni: 1

My Own Winners:

The Great Escape: 3

Jason And The Argonauts: 3

Cleopatra: 2

Summer Holiday: 1

The Haunting: 1

Shock Corridor: 1

The Birds: 1

How The West Was Won: 1

The Sword In The Stone: 1

8 And A Half: 1

John Sturges: 1

Lotte Lenya: 1

Elizabeth Taylor: 1

Donald Pleasence: 1

Steve McQueen: 1

Recommended Viewing:

8 1/2. The Birds. Bushido, Samurai Saga. Cleopatra. Dementia 13. The Great Escape. The Haunting. Hud. It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World. Jason And The Argonauts. The Pink Panther. Shock Corridor. The Silence. The Sword In The Stone. The Ugly American. Winter Light. X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes.

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