Oscar Rewrite: 1957


Best Picture: The Bridge on the River Kwai    12 Angry Men

Best Director: David Lean (The Bridge on the River Kwai)     Stanley Kubrick (Paths of Glory)

Best Actor: Alec Guinness (The Bridge on the River Kwai)

Best Actress: Joanne Woodward (Three Faces of Eve    Audrey Hepburn (Funny Face)

Best Supporting Actor: Red Button (Sayonara) Burt Lancaster (Sweet Smell of Success)

Tony Curtis was a memorable protagonist as Manhattan press agent Sidney Falco, but it was Burt Lancaster’s conniving J.J. Hunseceker that was voted the AFI’s No. 35 Greatest Villain.

Best Supporting Actress: Miyoshi Umeki (Sayonara) Marlene Dietrich (Witness for the Prosecution)

Best Original Screenplay: Designing Women   Ingmar Bergman (The Seventh Seal / Wild Strawberries)

Best Adapted Screenplay: Bridge on the River Kwai   An Affair to Remember (Delmer Daves & Leo McCarey from a previous script be Leo McCarey, Mildred Cram & Donald Ogden Stewart)

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