HOME
The Info List - Nathan Levinson





Nathan Levinson (July 15, 1888 – October 18, 1952) was an American sound engineer. He won an Oscar in the category Sound Recording for the film Yankee Doodle Dandy[1] and was nominated for 16 more in the same category. He was also nominated seven times in the category Best Special
Special
Effects. The Oscar statue that Levinson won for Yankee Doodle Dandy
Yankee Doodle Dandy
was sold for nearly $90,000 at an auction in Dallas in July 2011.[2] Selected filmography[edit] Levinson won an Academy Award and was nominated for 16 more in the category Best Sound. He was also nominated seven times for Best Special
Special
Effects:

Won

Yankee Doodle Dandy
Yankee Doodle Dandy
(1942)[1]

Nominated (Best Sound)

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
(1932)[3] 42nd Street (1933)[3] Gold Diggers of 1933
Gold Diggers of 1933
(1933)[3] Flirtation Walk
Flirtation Walk
(1934)[4] Captain Blood (1935)[5] The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)[6] The Life of Emile Zola
The Life of Emile Zola
(1937)[7] Four Daughters (1938)[8] The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
(1939)[9] The Sea Hawk (1940)[10] Sergeant York (1941)[11] This Is the Army
This Is the Army
(1943)[12] Hollywood Canteen (1944)[13] Rhapsody in Blue (1945)[14] Johnny Belinda (1948)[15] A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)[16]

Nominated (Best Special
Special
Effects)

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
(1939)[9] The Sea Hawk (1940)[10] The Sea Wolf (1941)[11] Desperate Journey
Desperate Journey
(1942)[1] Air Force (1943)[12] The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)[13] A Stolen Life (1946)

References[edit]

^ a b c "The 15th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1943) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-07.  ^ Richter, Marice. "Oscar statue from 1940s fetches $89,625 in Dallas auction". Yahoo News. Retrieved 2011-08-07.  ^ a b c "The 6th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1934) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-07.  ^ "The 7th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1935) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-07.  ^ "The 8th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1935) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-07.  ^ "The 9th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1936) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-08.  ^ "The 10th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1938) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-10.  ^ "The 11th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1939) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-10.  ^ a b "The 12th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1940) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-12.  ^ a b "The 13th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1941) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-13.  ^ a b "The 14th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1942) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-13.  ^ a b "The 16th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1944) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-14.  ^ a b "The 17th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1945) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-14.  ^ "The 18th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1946) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-16.  ^ "The 21st Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1949) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-18.  ^ "The 24th Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(1952) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-20. 

External links[edit]

Nathan Levinson on IMDb Nathan Levinson at Find a Grave

v t e

Academy Honorary Award

1928–1950

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
/ Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
(1928) Walt Disney
Walt Disney
(1932) Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
(1934) D. W. Griffith
D. W. Griffith
(1935) The March of Time
The March of Time
/ W. Howard Greene and Harold Rosson (1936) Edgar Bergen
Edgar Bergen
/ W. Howard Greene / Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art
Film Library / Mack Sennett
Mack Sennett
(1937) J. Arthur Ball / Walt Disney
Walt Disney
/ Deanna Durbin
Deanna Durbin
and Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
/ Gordon Jennings, Jan Domela, Devereaux Jennings, Irmin Roberts, Art Smith, Farciot Edouart, Loyal Griggs, Loren L. Ryder, Harry D. Mills, Louis Mesenkop, Walter Oberst / Oliver T. Marsh and Allen Davey / Harry Warner
Harry Warner
(1938) Douglas Fairbanks
Douglas Fairbanks
/ Judy Garland
Judy Garland
/ William Cameron Menzies / Motion Picture Relief Fund (Jean Hersholt, Ralph Morgan, Ralph Block, Conrad Nagel)/ Technicolor Company (1939) Bob Hope
Bob Hope
/ Nathan Levinson (1940) Walt Disney, William Garity, John N. A. Hawkins, and the RCA Manufacturing Company / Leopold Stokowski
Leopold Stokowski
and his associates / Rey Scott / British Ministry of Information (1941) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
/ Noël Coward
Noël Coward
/ Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
(1942) George Pal
George Pal
(1943) Bob Hope
Bob Hope
/ Margaret O'Brien
Margaret O'Brien
(1944) Republic Studio, Daniel J. Bloomberg, and the Republic Studio Sound Department / Walter Wanger
Walter Wanger
/ The House I Live In / Peggy Ann Garner (1945) Harold Russell
Harold Russell
/ Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
/ Ernst Lubitsch
Ernst Lubitsch
/ Claude Jarman Jr. (1946) James Baskett
James Baskett
/ Thomas Armat, William Nicholas Selig, Albert E. Smith, and George Kirke Spoor
George Kirke Spoor
/ Bill and Coo / Shoeshine (1947) Walter Wanger
Walter Wanger
/ Monsieur Vincent
Monsieur Vincent
/ Sid Grauman
Sid Grauman
/ Adolph Zukor
Adolph Zukor
(1948) Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
/ Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
/ Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil B. DeMille
/ The Bicycle Thief (1949) Louis B. Mayer
Louis B. Mayer
/ George Murphy
George Murphy
/ The Walls of Malapaga (1950)

1951–1975

Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly
/ Rashomon
Rashomon
(1951) Merian C. Cooper
Merian C. Cooper
/ Bob Hope
Bob Hope
/ Harold Lloyd
Harold Lloyd
/ George Mitchell / Joseph M. Schenck / Forbidden Games
Forbidden Games
(1952) 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation / Bell & Howell Company / Joseph Breen / Pete Smith (1953) Bausch & Lomb Optical Company / Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
/ Kemp Niver / Greta Garbo / Jon Whiteley
Jon Whiteley
/ Vincent Winter / Gate of Hell (1954) Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1955) Eddie Cantor
Eddie Cantor
(1956) Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
/ Gilbert M. "Broncho Billy" Anderson / Charles Brackett / B. B. Kahane (1957) Maurice Chevalier
Maurice Chevalier
(1958) Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
/ Lee de Forest
Lee de Forest
(1959) Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper
/ Stan Laurel
Stan Laurel
/ Hayley Mills
Hayley Mills
(1960) William L. Hendricks / Fred L. Metzler / Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
(1961) William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
(1964) Bob Hope
Bob Hope
(1965) Yakima Canutt
Yakima Canutt
/ Y. Frank Freeman
Y. Frank Freeman
(1966) Arthur Freed (1967) John Chambers / Onna White (1968) Cary Grant
Cary Grant
(1969) Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
/ Orson Welles
Orson Welles
(1970) Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
(1971) Charles S. Boren / Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Robinson
(1972) Henri Langlois
Henri Langlois
/ Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx
(1973) Howard Hawks
Howard Hawks
/ Jean Renoir
Jean Renoir
(1974) Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford
(1975)

1976–2000

Margaret Booth (1977) Walter Lantz
Walter Lantz
/ Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
/ King Vidor
King Vidor
/ Museum of Modern Art Department of Film (1978) Hal Elias / Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1979) Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
(1980) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1981) Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
(1982) Hal Roach
Hal Roach
(1983) James Stewart
James Stewart
/ National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
(1984) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
/ Alex North (1985) Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
(1986) Eastman Kodak
Kodak
Company / National Film Board of Canada
National Film Board of Canada
(1988) Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
(1989) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
/ Myrna Loy
Myrna Loy
(1990) Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1991) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1992) Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr
(1993) Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni
(1994) Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
/ Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones
(1995) Michael Kidd
Michael Kidd
(1996) Stanley Donen
Stanley Donen
(1997) Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan
(1998) Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda
(1999) Jack Cardiff
Jack Cardiff
/ Ernest Lehman (2000)

2001–present

Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
/ Robert Redford
Robert Redford
(2001) Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole
(2002) Blake Edwards
Blake Edwards
(2003) Sidney Lumet
Sidney Lumet
(2004) Robert Altman
Robert Altman
(2005) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(2006) Robert F. Boyle (2007) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
/ Roger Corman
Roger Corman
/ Gordon Willis
Gordon Willis
(2009) Kevin Brownlow / Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
/ Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(2010) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
/ Dick Smith (2011) D. A. Pennebaker
D. A. Pennebaker
/ Hal Needham
Hal Needham
/ George Stevens Jr.
George Stevens Jr.
(2012) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
/ Steve Martin
Steve Martin
/ Piero Tosi (2013) Jean-Claude Carrière
Jean-Claude Carrière
/ Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki
/ Maureen O'Hara
Maureen O'Hara
(2014) Spike Lee
Spike Lee
/ Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(2015) Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan
/ Lynn Stalmaster / Anne V. Coates / Frederick Wiseman (2016) Charles Burnett / Owen Roizman / Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
/ Agnès Varda (2017)

v t e

Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing

1929–1950

Douglas Shearer (1929/30) Paramount Publix Studio Sound Department (1930/31) Paramount Publix Studio Sound Department (1931/32) Franklin Hansen (1932/33) John P. Livadary (1934) Douglas Shearer (1935) Douglas Shearer (1936) Thomas T. Moulton (1937) Thomas T. Moulton (1938) Bernard B. Brown (1939) Douglas Shearer (1940) Jack Whitney (1941) Nathan Levinson (1942) Stephen Dunn (1943) Edmund H. Hansen (1944) Stephen Dunn (1945) John P. Livadary (1946) Gordon E. Sawyer (1947) Thomas T. Moulton (1948) Thomas T. Moulton (1949) Thomas T. Moulton (1950)

1951–1975

Douglas Shearer (1951) London Films
London Films
Sound Department (1952) John P. Livadary (1953) Leslie I. Carey (1954) Fred Hynes (1955) Carlton W. Faulkner (1956) George Groves (1957) Fred Hynes (1958) Franklin Milton (1959) Fred Hynes, Gordon E. Sawyer (1960) Gordon E. Sawyer, Fred Hynes (1961) John Cox (1962) Franklin Milton (1963) George Groves (1964) James Corcoran, Fred Hynes (1965) Franklin Milton (1966) Samuel Goldwyn Studio
Samuel Goldwyn Studio
(1967) Shepperton Studios
Shepperton Studios
(1968) Jack Solomon, Murray Spivack (1969) Douglas Williams, Don Bassman (1970) Gordon McCallum, David Hildyard (1971) Robert Knudson, David Hildyard (1972) Robert Knudson, Chris Newman (1973) Ronald Pierce, Melvin Metcalfe Sr. (1974) Robert Hoyt, Roger Heman, Earl Madery, John Carter (1975)

1976–2000

Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander, Jim Webb (1976) Don MacDougall, Ray West, Bob Minkler, Derek Ball (1977) Richard Portman, William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin, Darin Knight (1978) Walter Murch, Mark Berger, Richard Beggs, Nat Boxer (1979) Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Peter Sutton (1980) Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Roy Charman (1981) Robert Knudson, Robert Glass, Don Digirolamo, Gene Cantamessa (1982) Mark Berger, Tom Scott, Randy Thom, David MacMillan (1983) Mark Berger, Tom Scott, Todd Boekelheide, Chris Newman (1984) Chris Jenkins, Gary Alexander, Larry Stensvold, Peter Handford
Peter Handford
(1985) John Wilkinson, Richard Rogers, Charles Grenzbach, Simon Kaye (1986) Bill Rowe, Ivan Sharrock (1987) Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander, Vern Poore, Willie D. Burton (1988) Donald O. Mitchell, Gregg Rudloff, Elliot Tyson, Russell Williams II (1989) Jeffrey Perkins, Bill W. Benton, Gregory H. Watkins, Russell Williams II (1990) Tom Johnson, Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers, Lee Orloff (1991) Chris Jenkins, Doug Hemphill, Mark Smith, Simon Kaye (1992) Gary Summers, Gary Rydstrom, Shawn Murphy, Ron Judkins (1993) Gregg Landaker, Steve Maslow, Bob Beemer, David MacMillan (1994) Rick Dior, Steve Pederson, Scott Millan, David MacMillan (1995) Walter Murch, Mark Berger, David Parker, Chris Newman (1996) Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, Gary Summers, Mark Ulano (1997) Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, Ron Judkins (1998) John T. Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, David E. Campbell, David Lee (1999) Bob Beemer, Scott Millan, Ken Weston (2000)

2001–present

Michael Minkler, Chris Munro, Myron Nettinga (2001) David Lee, Michael Minkler, Dominick Tavella (2002) Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Hammond Peek, Michael Semanick (2003) Scott Millan, Greg Orloff, Bob Beemer, Steve Cantamessa (2004) Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, Hammond Peek (2005) Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton, Michael Minkler (2006) Kirk Francis, Scott Millan, David Parker (2007) Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke, Ian Tapp (2008) Paul N. J. Ottosson, Ray Beckett (2009) Lora Hirschberg, Gary Rizzo, Ed Novick (2010) Tom Fleischman, John Midgley (2011) Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson, Simon Hayes (2012) Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead, Chris Munro (2013) Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins, Thomas Curley (2014) Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff, Ben Osmo (2015) Kevin O'Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie, and Peter Grace (2016) Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, and Gary Rizzo (2017)

This article about a United States audio engineer is a stub. You can help by expanding it.

.