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Academy Award for Best Dance Direction facts for kids

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The Academy Awards for Best Dance Direction is an Academy Award. It was given between 1935 and 1937 only.

Winners and nominees


  • 1935: Dave Gould - Broadway Melody of 1936 ("I've Got a Feeling You're Fooling") and Folies Bergere ("Straw Hat")
    • Busby Berkeley - Gold Diggers of 1935 ("Lullaby of Broadway") and ("The Words Are in My Heart")
    • Bobby Connolly - Broadway Hostess ("Playboy from Paree") and Go Into Your Dance ("Latin from Manhattan")
    • Sammy Lee - King of Burlesque ("Lovely Lady") and ("Too Good to Be True")
    • Hermes Pan - Top Hat ("Top Hat")
    • LeRoy Prinz - All the King's Horses ("Viennese Waltz") and The Big Broadcast of 1936 ("It's the Animal in Me")
    • B. Zemach - She ("Hall of Kings")
  • 1936: Seymour Felix - The Great Ziegfeld ("A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody")
    • Busby Berkeley - Gold Diggers of 1937 ("Love and War")
    • Bobby Connolly - Cain and Mabel ("1000 Love Songs")
    • Dave Gould - Born to Dance ("Swingin' the Jinx Away")
    • Jack Haskell - One in a Million ("Skating Ensemble")
    • Hermes Pan - Swing Time ("Bojangles of Harlem")
    • Russell Lewis - Dancing Pirate ("The Finale")
  • 1937: Hermes Pan - A Damsel in Distress ("Fun House")
    • Busby Berkeley - Varsity Show ("The Finale")
    • Bobby Connolly - Ready, Willing and Able ("Too Marvelous for Words")
    • Dave Gould - A Day at the Races ("All God's Children Got Rhythm")
    • Sammy Lee - Ali Baba Goes to Town ("Swing Is Here to Stay")
    • Harry Losee - Thin Ice ("Prince Igor Suite")
    • LeRoy Prinz - Waikiki Wedding ("Luau")
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