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Walt Disney Academy Awards

Academy Awards

Shirley Temple presented Walt Disney with his special Academy Award for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937.

Among many awards, Walt Disney holds the record for having the most Academy Awards – 22 in competitive categories, and 4 honorary:

  • 1932 Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: Flowers and Trees (1932)
  • 1932 Honorary Award for: creation of Mickey Mouse.
  • 1934 Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: Three Little Pigs (1933)
  • 1935 Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: The Tortoise and the Hare (1934)
  • 1936 Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: Three Orphan Kittens (1935)
  • 1937 Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: The Country Cousin (1936)
  • 1938 Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: The Old Mill (1937)
  • 1939 Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: Ferdinand the Bull (1938)
  • 1938 Honorary
    Award for: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) The citation read: “For
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, recognized as a significant screen
    innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new
    entertainment field”
    (the award was one statuette and seven miniature
    statuettes)

  • 1940
    Best
    Short Subject, Cartoons for: Ugly Duckling(1939)

  • 1940
    Honorary
    Award for: Fantasia (1940), shared with: William E. Garity and J.N.A.
    Hawkins. The citation read: “For their outstanding contribution to the
    advancement of the use of sound in motion pictures through the production of

    Fantasia (the award was a certificate)

  • 1942
    Best
    Short Subject, Cartoons for: Lend a Paw (1941)

  • 1943
    Best
    Short Subject, Cartoons for: Der Fuehrer’s Face (1942)

  • 1949
    Best
    Short Subject, Two-reel for: Seal Island (1948)

  • 1949
    Irving G.
    Thalberg Memorial Award

  • 1951
    Best
    Short Subject, Two-reel for: Beaver Valley (1950)

  • 1952
    Best
    Short Subject, Two-reel for: Nature’s Half Acre (1951)

  • 1953
    Best
    Short Subject, Two-reel for: Water Birds (1952)

  • 1954
    Best
    Documentary, Features for: The Living Desert (1953)

  • 1954
    Best
    Documentary, Short Subjects for: The Alaskan Eskimo (1953)

  • 1954
    Best
    Short Subject, Cartoons for: Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom (1953)

  • 1954
    Best
    Short Subject, Two-reel for: Bear Country (1953)

  • 1955
    Best
    Documentary, Features for: The Vanishing Prairie (1954)

  • 1956
    Best
    Documentary, Short Subjects for: Men Against the Arctic

  • 1959
    Best
    Short Subject, Live Action Subjects for: Grand Canyon

  • 1969
    Best
    Short Subject, Cartoons for: Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day

 

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