1927/28 (1St) Honorary Award


Year1927/28 (1st)1927/28 (1st)
CategoryHonorary AwardHonorary Award
NomineeTo Warner Bros., for producing The Jazz Singer, the pioneer outstanding talking picture, which has revolutionized the industry.To Charles Chaplin, for acting, writing, directing and producing The Circus.[NOTE: The Academy Board of Judges on merit awards for individual achievements in motion picture arts during the year ending August 1, 1928, unanimously decided that your name should be removed from the competitive classes, and that a special first award be conferred upon you for writing, acting, directing and producing The Circus. The collective accomplishments thus displayed place you in a class by yourself. (Letter from the Academy to Mr. Chaplin, dated February 19, 1929.)]
Additional InfoArt Direction: Harry Horner; Set Decoration: Gene CallahanIrene Sharaff, Vittorio Nino Novarese, Renie
Won?YESYES