denotes winner

Performance by an actor in a leading role

Charles Boyer as Pepe Le Moko
in ALGIERS Walter Wanger; UA
James Cagney as Rocky Sullivan
in ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES Warner Bros.-First National
Robert Donat as Andrew Mason
in THE CITADEL MGM
Leslie Howard as Professor Henry Higgins
in PYGMALION MGM
Spencer Tracy as Father Flanagan
in BOYS TOWN MGM

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Walter Brennan as Peter Goodwin
in KENTUCKY 20th Century-Fox
John Garfield as Mickey Borden
in FOUR DAUGHTERS Warner Bros.-First National
Gene Lockhart as Regis
in ALGIERS Walter Wanger; UA