Best Films – 1952

Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey in Forbidden Games
Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey in Forbidden Games

FILM

El Bruto / The Brute
d: Luis Buñuel; scr: Luis Buñuel, Luiz Alcoriza

Carrie
d: William Wyler; scr: Ruth Goetz, Augustus Goetz

Casque d'or / Golden Marie
d: Jacques Becker; scr: Jacques Companéez

The Crimson Pirate
d: Robert Siodmak; scr: Roland Kibbee

5 Fingers
d: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; scr: Michael Wilson

High Noon
d: Fred Zinnemann; scr: Carl Foreman

Les Jeux interdits / Forbidden Games
d: René Clément; scr: Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost, René Clément, François Boyer

Ivanhoe
d: Richard Thorpe; scr: Noel Langley, Aeneas Mackenzie, Marguerite Roberts

Monkey Business
d: Howard Hawks; scr: Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, I. A. L. Diamond

Scaramouche
d: George Sidney; scr: Ronald Millar, George Froeschel

 

Carlo Battisti in Umberto D.

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The Importance of Being Earnest
d, scr: Anthony Asquith

The Member of the Wedding
d: Fred Zinnemann; scr: Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt

Pat and Mike
d: George Cukor; scr: Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin

Umberto D.
d: Vittorio De Sica; scr: Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica

 

Gary Cooper in High Noon
Gary Cooper in High Noon

ACTOR

Gary Cooper
High Noon

José Ferrer
Moulin Rouge

Cary Grant
Monkey Business

James Mason
5 Fingers

Laurence Olivier
Carrie

Georges Poujouly
Forbidden Games

Serge Reggiani
Casque d'or

Robert Taylor
Ivanhoe

 

Simone Signoret in Casque d'or
Simone Signoret in Casque d'or

ACTRESS

Joan Crawford
Sudden Fear

Joan Fontaine
Ivanhoe

Brigitte Fossey
Forbidden Games

Julie Harris
The Member of the Wedding

Katharine Hepburn
Pat and Mike

Jennifer Jones
Carrie

Katy Jurado
El Bruto

Maureen O'Hara
The Quiet Man

Ginger Rogers
Monkey Business

Simone Signoret
Casque d'or

 

Alberto Sordi in The White Sheik
Alberto Sordi in The White Sheik

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Charles Coburn
Monkey Business

Finlay Currie
Ivanhoe

Brandon De Wilde
The Member of the Wedding

Aldo Ray
Pat and Mike

Gilbert Roland
The Bad and the Beautiful

George Sanders
Ivanhoe

Frank Silvera
Viva Zapata!

Alberto Sordi
Lo Sceicco bianco / The White Sheik

 

Jean Hagen, Debbie Reynolds in Singin' in the Rain

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Vivian Blaine
Skirts Ahoy

Edith Evans
The Importance of Being Earnest

Joan Greenwood
The Importance of Being Earnest

Jean Hagen
Singin' in the Rain

Miriam Hopkins
Carrie

Katy Jurado
High Noon

Colette Marchand
Moulin Rouge

Marilyn Monroe
Monkey Business

Margaret Rutherford
The Importance of Being Earnest

Ethel Waters
The Member of the Wedding

 

Marlon Brando, Jean Peters in Viva Zapata!

CINEMATOGRAPHY

George Barnes, Peverell Marley, Wallace Kelley
The Greatest Show on Earth

Norbert Brodine
5 Fingers

Floyd Crosby
High Noon

Russell Harlan
The Big Sky

Winton C. Hoch, Archie Stout
The Quiet Man

Robert Juillard
Forbidden Games

Joseph P. MacDonald
Viva Zapata!

Oswald Morris
Moulin Rouge

Robert Surtees
The Bad and the Beautiful

Frederick A. Young
Ivanhoe

 

Robert Taylor, Joan Fontaine in Ivanhoe

MUSIC

Georges Auric
Moulin Rouge

Charles Chaplin
Limelight

Alessandro Cicognini
Umberto D.

Miklos Rozsa
Ivanhoe

Dmitri Tiomkin
High Noon

Narciso Yepes
Forbidden Games

 

SHORT FILM

The Hoaxters
d: ?; scr: Herman Hoffman

 

 

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  1. Joseph Kearny

    Forbidden Games is one of the undisputed masterpieces of film. An anti-war film that never deals with actual warfare or politics, but sees the roots of conflict in human nature. A truly shattering film.