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10th Academy Awards

10th Academy Awards
Date March 10, 1938
Site Biltmore Hotel
Host Bob Burns
Best Picture The Life of Emile Zola
Most awards The Life of Emile Zola (3)
Most nominations The Life of Emile Zola (10)
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The 10th Academy Awards were originally scheduled for March 3, 1938 but due to the Los Angeles flood of 1938 were held on March 10, 1938, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California; hosted by Bob Burns.[1]


Two categories were discontinued following this presentation: Best Dance Direction, which was the only nomination ever received by a Marx Brothers film (Dave Gould for the dance number "All God's Children Got Rhythm" in A Day at the Races), and Best Assistant Director.

The Life of Emile Zola was the first film to receive ten nominations and the second biographical film to win Best Picture.

Luise Rainer received the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Good Earth, earning her the distinctions of being the first actor to win two Academy Awards and the first to win consecutive acting awards.

A Star is Born was the first color film to receive a Best Picture nomination.

The presentation of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award began, presented to Darryl F. Zanuck, who also as of 2014 holds the record for most presentations at three.


Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Outstanding Production Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Story Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Live Action Short Film, One-Reel Best Live Action Short Film, Two-Reel
Best Live Action Short Film, Color Best Animated Short Film
Best Score Best Song
Best Art Direction Best Cinematography
Best Sound Recording Best Film Editing
Best Assistant Director Best Dance Direction

Multiple nominations and awards

Academy Honorary Awards

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

See also


  1. ^ "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-09.