30TH {THIRTIETH} ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS, THE (TV)

Summary

A two-hour Academy Awards presentation, broadcast live from Hollywood. Performing and presenting awards are the following celebrities: Jimmy Stewart, Tony Martin, Betty Grable, Harry James, Jimmie Rodgers, Rhonda Fleming, Bob Hope, Shirley Jones, Van Johnson, Shirley MacLaine, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Mae West, Rock Hudson, Janet Leigh, Don Murray, Lana Turner, Ronald Reagan, Hope Lange, Cyd Charisse, Ernest Borgnine, Kim Novak, Dean Martin, Jack Lemmon, Anthony Quinn, Jennifer Jones, Dorothy Malone, David Niven, Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood, June Allyson, Eva Marie Saint, Gregory Peck, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Vic Damone, and others. Award winners include Red Buttons and Miyoshi Umeki for "Sayonara," and "The Bridge on the River Kwai" for Best Film Editing. In the second hour, performers and award presenters include Rosalind Russell, Anita Ekberg, Vincent Price, Joan Collins, Dana Wynter, Fred Astaire, Johnny Mathis, Bob Hope, Doris Day, Clark Gable, Wendell Corey, Robert Ryan, Sophia Loren, Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Cary Grant, Debbie Reynolds, Maurice Chevalier, John Wayne, Gary Cooper, and Reagan. Award winners include Federico Fellini's "Nights of Cabiria" and Joanne Woodward for "The Three Faces of Eve." "The Bridge on the River Kwai" wins in the following categories: Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay (shared with "Designing Woman"), Best Director (David Lean), Best Actor (Alec Guinness) (not present), and Best Picture.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: March 26, 1958 Wednesdasy 10:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:44:29
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T79:0404
  • GENRE: Award presentations
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Films
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV, 1958
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Jerry Wald … Producer, For the Academy
    • Alan Handley … Producer, For NBC, Director
    • Joe Parker … Associate Producer
    • June Allyson
    • Fred Astaire
    • Ernest Borgnine
    • Red Buttons
    • Cyd Charisse
    • Maurice Chevalier
    • Joan Collins
    • Gary Cooper
    • Wendell Corey
    • Vic Damone
    • Doris Day
    • Kirk Douglas
    • Anita Ekberg
    • Federico Fellini
    • Rhonda Fleming
    • Clark Gable
    • Zsa Zsa Gabor
    • Betty Grable
    • Cary Grant
    • Bob Hope
    • Rock Hudson
    • Harry James
    • Van Johnson
    • Jennifer Jones
    • Shirley Jones
    • Burt Lancaster
    • Hope Lange
    • David Lean
    • Janet Leigh
    • Jack Lemmon
    • Sophia Loren
    • Shirley MacLaine
    • Dorothy Malone
    • Dean Martin
    • Tony Martin
    • Johnny Mathis
    • Don Murray
    • Paul Newman
    • David Niven
    • Kim Novak
    • Gregory Peck
    • Vincent Price
    • Anthony Quinn
    • Ronald Reagan
    • Jimmie Rodgers
    • Rosalind Russell
    • Robert Ryan
    • Eva Marie Saint
    • James Stewart
    • Lana Turner
    • Miyoshi Umeki
    • Robert Wagner
    • John Wayne
    • Mae West
    • Natalie Wood
    • Joanne Woodward
    • Dana Wynter