1950’s in Film

Academy Awards

1950 Fims
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: All About Eve – 20th Century-Fox
Best Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz – All About Eve
Best Actor: José Ferrer – Cyrano de Bergerac
Best Actress: Judy Holliday – Born Yesterday
Best Supporting Actor: George Sanders – All About Eve
Best Supporting Actress: Josephine Hull – Harvey
1951 Film’s
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: An American in Paris – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Best Director: George Stevens – A Place in the Sun
Best Actor: Humphrey Bogart – The African Queen
Best Actress: Vivien Leigh – A Streetcar Named Desire
Best Supporting Actor: Karl Malden – A Streetcar Named Desire
Best Supporting Actress: Kim Hunter – A Streetcar Named Desire
1952 Films
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: The Greatest Show on Earth – DeMille, Paramount
Best Director: John Ford – The Quiet Man
Best Actor: Gary Cooper – High Noon
Best Actress: Shirley Booth – Come Back, Little Sheba
Best Supporting Actor: Anthony Quinn – Viva Zapata!
Best Supporting Actor: Anthony Quinn – Viva Zapata!
1953 films
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: From Here to Eternity – Columbia Pictures
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann – From Here to Eternity
Best Actor: William Holden – Stalag 17
Best Actress: Audrey Hepburn – Roman Holiday
Best Supporting Actor: Frank Sinatra – From Here to Eternity
Best Supporting Actress: Donna Reed – From Here to Eternity.
1954 Films
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: On the Waterfront – Horizon-American, Columbia
Best Director: Elia Kazan – On The Waterfront
Best Actor: Marlon Brando – On the Waterfront
Best Actress: Grace Kelly – The Country Girl
Best Supporting Actor: Edmond O’Brien – The Barefoot Contessa
Best Supporting Actress: Eva Marie Saint – On The Waterfront
1955 Films
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: Marty – Hecht-Lancaster, United Artists
Best Director: Delbert Mann – Marty
Best Actor: Ernest Borgnine – Marty
Best Actress: Anna Magnani – The Rose Tattoo
Best Supporting Actor: Jack Lemmon – Mister Roberts
Best Supporting Actress: Jo Van Fleet – East of Eden
1956 Films
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: Around the World in 80 Days – Todd, United Artists
Best Director: George Stevens – Giant
Best Actor: Yul Brynner – The King and I
Best Actress: Ingrid Bergman – Anastasia
Best Supporting Actor: Anthony Quinn – Lust for Life
Best Supporting Actress: Dorothy Malone – Written on the Wind
1957 Films
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: The Bridge on the River Kwai – Horizon, Columbia
Best Director: David Lean – The Bridge on the River Kwai
Best Actor: Alec Guinness – The Bridge on the River Kwai
Best Actress: Joanne Woodward – The Three Faces of Eve
Best Supporting Actor: Red Buttons – Sayonara
Best Supporting Actress: Miyoshi Umeki – Sayonara
1958 Films
Academy Awards:
Best Picture: Gigi – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Best Director: Vincente Minnelli – Gigi
Best Actor: David Niven – Separate Tables
Best Actress: Susan Hayward – I Want to Live!
Best Supporting Actor: Burl Ives – The Big Country
Best Supporting Actress: Wendy Hiller – Separate Tables
1959 Films
Academy Awards
Ben-Hur – Metro – Goldwyn – Mayer
Best Director: William Wyler
Charston Heston – Ben Hur
Best Actress – Simoie Sigmoret – Room at The Tiop
Best Supporting Actor – Hugh Griffith
Best Supporting Actress – Shelley Winters
Best Screenplay, Original Pillow Talk
Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Stanley Shapiro, and Maurice Richlin