Oscar Rewrite: 1949


Best Picture: All the King’s Men   The Third Man

Best Director: Joseph Mankiewicz (A Letter to Three Wives)   Carol Reed (The Third Man)

Best Actor: Broderick Crawford (All the King’s Men)   James Cagney (White Heat)

Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland (The Heiress) Peggy Cummings (Gun Crazy)

Best Supporting Actor: Dean Jagger (Twelve O’Clock High) Frank Sinatra (On the Town)

Best Supporting Actress: Mercedes McCambridge (All the King’s Men)

Best Original Screenplay: The Stratton Story  Adam’s Rib (Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin)

Best Adapted Screenplay: A Letter to Three Wives  All the King’s Men (Robert Rossen from Robert Penn Warren’s book)

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