Fifty Years Ago: The Academy Awards, 1962

Tired of gaudy red-carpet coverage today but still have an Oscars appetite? Then travel back to the 1962 Oscars, when there were several great films being honored.

Above is Audrey Hepburn, who was nominated for Best Actress for “Breakfast At Tiffany’s.” Below, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward arrive at the ’62 Oscars; Newman was nominated for Best Actor for “The Hustler”:

Here’s Sophia Loren at the event, who won for “Two Women”:

“Splendor In the Grass” won for Best Original Screenplay, and star Natalie Wood was nominated for Best Actress (she also starred in the year’s Best Picture winner, “West Side Story”). Here’s Wood with her “Splendor” costar Warren Beatty:

Federico Fellini was nominated for Best Director as well as Best Screenplay for “La Dolce Vita.” Here are stars Anouk AimeĆ© and Marcello Mastroianni:

Also up for Best Original Screenplay that year was “Lover Come Back,” which starred Rock Hudson and Doris Day: