1950s in Film


1950's Film

1950’s Academy Award Films!


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 Actress: Gloria Grahame – The Bad and the Beautiful
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
Best Foreign Language Film: La strada, directed by Federico Fellini, Italy.
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
Best Foreign Language Film: Nights of Cabiria (Le Notti di Cabiria), directed by Federico Fellini, Italy
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
Best Foreign Language Film: Mon Oncle (My Uncle), directed by Jacques Tati, France
1959 Films
Academy Awards
Ben-Hur
Best Supporting Actress Susan Kohner
Imitation of Life Shelley Winters
The Diary of Anne Frank
Best Screenplay, Adapted Room at the Top
Neil Paterson Orders to Kill
Paul Dehn Room at the Top
Neil Paterson
Best Screenplay, Original Pillow Talk
Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Stanley Shapiro, and Maurice Richlin

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