Oscar Rewrite: 1961


Best Picture: West Side Story

Best Director: Robert Wise (West Side Story)  Alain Resnais (Last Year at Marienbad)

Best Actor: Maximilian Schell (Judgment at Nuremberg)      Paul Newman (The Hustler)

Best Actress: Sophia Loren (Two Women) Ruby Dee (A Raisin in the Sun)

Best Supporting Actor: George Chakiris (West Side Story) Max von Sydow (Through a Glass Darkly)

Best Supporting Actress: Rita Moreno (West Side Story) Marlene Dietrich (Judgment at Nuremberg)

Best Original Screenplay: Splendor in the Grass Yojimbo (Akira Kurosawa, Ryuzo Kikushima)

Best Adapted Screenplay: Judgment at Nuremberg (Abby Mann from TV show) Breakfast at Tiffany’s (George Axelrod from Truman Capote’s novel)

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