Academy award winners 1929

Academy Awards or Oscars are awarded as recognition of outstanding work and achievements  of people in the film industry. It is administered by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It is the oldest award giving ceremony in media and it can be certainly said that it is the most prominent one.

The first ceremony for the Academy Awards was held in 1929, on the 16th of May in Hollywood to honor the movies of 1927/1928. The first movie to win an Oscar Award for the Best Picture was “Wings” in 1929. The winner of the second Academy Award held in 1930 was “The Broadway Melody”.

The award for the Best Director was split into two categories; Best dramatic direction and Best comedy direction. For the years 1927/1928 the Best director for a dramatic movie was won by Frank Borzage for the film “Seventh Heaven” , for 1929/1930 it was Frank Lloyd  for “The divine lady”. The Best director for comedy was declared to be Lewis Milestone for both years.

Emil Jannings was the first actor to receive the Academy Award for the Best Actor. The next year the Oscar was won by Warner Baxter for his role in “In old Arizona”.

The Best Actress Oscar was won by Janet Gaynor in 1929. She was nominated for her brilliant performance in three movies, “Seventh Heaven”, “Street Angel” and “Sunrise”. The award for 1930 was given to Mary Pickford for Coquette.

Best Supporting Actor and Actress categories did not start until 1936.

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