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Best Films 1947

Deborah Kerr, Kathleen Byron, David Farrar in Black Narcissus
Deborah Kerr, Kathleen Byron, David Farrar in Black Narcissus

FILM

Black Narcissus
d, scr: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Cheyenne
d: Raoul Walsh; scr: Alan Le May, Thames Williamson

Crossfire
d: Edward Dmytryk; scr: John Paxton

Down to Earth
d: Alexander Hall; scr: Edwin Blum, Don Hartman

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
d: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; scr: Philip Dunne

Life with Father
d: Michael Curtiz; scr: Donald Ogden Stewart

Miracle on 34th Street
d, scr: George Seaton

Monsieur Vincent
d: Maurice Cloche; scr: Jean Bernard Luc, Jean Anouilh

Mourning Becomes Electra
d, scr: Dudley Nichols

Nicholas Nickleby
d: Alberto Cavalcanti; scr: John Dighton

The Perils of Pauline
d: George Marshall; scr: P. J. Wolfson, Frank Butler

 

CHECK THESE OUT

Body and Soul
d: Robert Rossen; scr: Abraham Polonsky

A Double Life
d: George Cukor; scr: Ruth Gordon; Garson Kanin

The Farmer's Daughter
d: H. C. Potter; scr: Allen Rivkin, Laura Kerr

The Fugitive
d: John Ford; scr: Dudley Nichols

Lady in the Lake
d: Robert Montgomery; scr: Steve Fisher

Monsieur Verdoux
d, scr: Charles Chaplin

Odd Man Out
d: Carol Reed; scr: F. L. Green, R. C. Sheriff

Out of the Past
d: Jacques Tourneur; scr: Geoffrey Homes

Possessed
d: Curtis Bernhardt; scr: Silvia Richards, Ranald MacDougall

The Woman on the Beach
d: Jean Renoir; scr: Frank Davis, Jean Renoir, Michael Hogan

 

ACTOR

Charles Chaplin
Monsieur Verdoux

Ronald Colman
A Double Life

Henry Fonda
The Fugitive

Pierre Fresnay
Monsieur Vincent

Rex Harrison
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

James Mason
Odd Man Out

Robert Montgomery
Ride the Pink Horse

William Powell
Life with Father

 

Van Heflin, Joan Crawford in Possessed
Van Heflin, Joan Crawford in Possessed

ACTRESS

Claudette Colbert
The Egg and I

Joan Crawford
Possessed

Irene Dunne
Life with Father

Rita Hayworth
Down to Earth

Betty Hutton
The Perils of Pauline

Deborah Kerr
Black Narcissus

Lilli Palmer
Body and Soul

Ginger Rogers
It Had to Be You

Gene Tierney
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Loretta Young
The Farmer's Daughter

 

Maureen O'Hara, Edmund Gwenn in The Miracle on 34th Street
Maureen O'Hara, Edmund Gwenn in The Miracle on 34th Street

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Charles Bickford
The Farmer's Daughter

Charles Bickford
The Woman on the Beach

William Conrad
Body and Soul

Roland Culver
Down to Earth

David Farrar
Black Narcissus

Lloyd Gough
Body and Soul

Edmund Gwenn
Miracle on 34th Street

Cedric Hardwicke
Nicholas Nickleby

Robert Ryan
Crossfire

Aubrey Woods
Nicholas Nickleby

 

Charles Chaplin, Martha Raye in Monsieur Verdoux
Charles Chaplin, Martha Raye in Monsieur Verdoux

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Ethel Barrymore
The Farmer's Daughter

Dolores del Río
The Fugitive

May Hallatt
Black Narcissus

Signe Hasso
A Double Life

Vida Hope
Nicholas Nickleby

Marjorie Main
The Egg and I

Mary Merrall
Nicholas Nickleby

Martha Raye
Mounsieur Verdoux

Anne Revere
Body and Soul

Audrey Totter
Lady in the Lake

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

George Barnes
Mourning Becomes Electra

Elwood Bredell
The Unsuspected

Jack Cardiff
Black Narcissus

Gabriel Figueroa
The Fugitive

James Wong Howe
Pursued

Robert Krasker
Odd Man Out

Charles B. Lang
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Peverell Marley, William V. Skall
Life with Father

Harry Stradling
The Sea of Grass

Joseph A. Valentine
Possessed

 

MUSIC

William Alwyn
Odd Man Out

Lord Berners
Nicholas Nickleby

Brian Easdale
Black Narcissus

Richard Hageman
Mourning Becomes Electra

Bernard Herrmann
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Heinz Roemheld
Down to Earth

Max Steiner
Cheyenne

 

 

 

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