1945 Oscar Winners

The 17th Annual Academy Awards were held on Thursday, March 15, 1945 at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

Best Picture

Going My Way won the Best Picture Oscar

Going My Way

Paramount Pictures

Directed by Leo McCarey

Starring Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, James Brown & Gene Lockhart

Best Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Writing (Motion Picture Story)
Writing (Original Screenplay)
Writing (Screenplay)
Documentary (feature)
Film Editing
Cinematography (black & white)
Art Direction
Art Direction (black & white)
Visual Effects
Music (Original Song)
  • Going My Way
    "Swinging on a Star" - Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
Music (Score Drama/Comedy)
Music (Score Musical)
Sound Mixing
Honorary Award
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Oscar Winner Totals

  1. Going My Way (7 Oscars)
  2. Wilson (5 Oscars)
  3. Gaslight (2 Oscars)
  4. None but the Lonely Heart (1 Oscar)
  5. Laura (1 Oscar)
  6. The Fighting Lady (1 Oscar)
  7. Since You Went Away (1 Oscar)
  8. Cover Girl (1 Oscar)
  9. Thirty Seconds over Tokyo (1 Oscar)