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"The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1956)
Best Original Song - "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)"*
Hitchcock remade his own film in 1956, translating the British production of "The Man Who Knew Too Much" to America in a film of the same name. It was part of a new-found collaborative partnership with actor James Stewart, entertaining for its thriller narrative with star Doris Day plucked from the world of music and musicals as leading lady. Fittingly enough, the film's sole nomination was for Best Original Song. And not only that, "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)" walked away with the Oscar, too, for composer Jay Livingston and lyricist Ray Evans' ditty. It's performed by Day and young co-star Christopher Olsen early in the film and again by Day at the end. This would be the last Hitchcock film to win an Oscar. "Around the World in 80 Days" was the year's Best Picture winner.