Academy Awards1

March 23, 2021#2014

In 1934 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expanded their annual awards to include an Oscar for the best original song in a movie. This is the first in a series of episodes that include sound tracks featuring the winning tunes.


The Continental — Ginger Rogers

Lullaby of Broadway — “Gold Diggers” dancers

The way you look tonight — Fred Astaire

Sweet Leilani — Bing Crosby

Thanks for the memory — Hope/Ross

Over the rainbow — Judy Garland

When you wish upon a star — Cliff Edwards

The last time I saw Paris – Ann Sothern

White Christmas — Bing Crosby

You’ll never know — Alice Faye

Swinging on a star — Bing Crosby

It might as well be spring — Jeanne Crain

On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe — Judy Garland

Zip-a-dee-dah — James Baskett

Buttons and bows — Bob Hope

Baby, it’s cold outside — Montalban/Williams/Garrett/Skelton

Swingin’ down the lane – Ben Bernie

(Date indicates when program is first available to stations. Actual broadcast typically follows within ten days.)