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04/03/1937 The 9th Academy Awards are held


1937 Oscar Winners


Paul Muni and Luise Rainer at the 1937 Academy Awards

The 9th Academy Awards were held in March 1937, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. They were hosted by George Jessel; music was provided by the Victor Young Orchestra, which at the time featured Spike Jones on drums. This ceremony marked the 1st time in which the categories of Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress were awarded.