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Best Films 1946

Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford in Gilda
Gilda with Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford.
Ramon Novarro biography Beyond Paradise

Best Film
Anna and the King of Siam, dir.: John Cromwell; scr.: Talbot Jennings & Sally Benson.
Dragonwyck, dir. & scr.: Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Duel in the Sun, dir.: King Vidor; scr.: Oliver H.P. Garrett & David O. Selznick.
From This Day Forward, dir.: John Berry; scr.: Hugo Butler & Garson Kanin.
Gilda, dir.: Charles Vidor; scr.: Marion Parsonnet.
Margie, dir.: Henry King; scr.: F. Hugh Herbert.
Mr. Orchid / Le père tranquille, dir.: René Clément; scr.: Noël-Noël.
Shoeshine / Sciuscià, dir.: Vittorio De Sica; scr.: Cesare Zavattini, Sergio Amidei, Adolfo Franci & Cesare Giulio Viola.
The Spiral Staircase, dir.: Robert Siodmak; scr.: Mel Dinelli.

Best Actor
George Brent, The Spiral Staircase.
Gary Cooper, Cloak and Dagger.
Fredric March, The Best Years of Our Lives.
Noël-Noël, Le père tranquille.
Vincent Price, Dragonwyck.
Claude Rains, Deception.

Best Actress

Jeanne Crain

Joan Crawford

Irene Dunne
Anna and the King of Siam

Joan Fontaine
From This Day Forward

Rita Hayworth

Jennifer Jones
Duel in the Sun

Myrna Loy
The Best Years of Our Lives

Dorothy McGuire
The Spiral Staircase

Lilli Palmer
Cloak and Dagger

Jane Wyman
The Yearling


Finlay Currie
Great Expectations

Marius Goring
A Matter of Life and Death

Walter Huston
Duel in the Sun

Cecil Kellaway
The Postman Always Rings Twice

George Macready

Claude Rains

Anthony Wager
Great Expectations

Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner in The Killers

Best Supporting Actress
Florence Bates, Saratoga Trunk.
Spring Byington, Dragonwyck.
Linda Darnell, My Darling Clementine.
Ava Gardner, The Killers.
Leopoldine Konstantin, Notorious.
Butterfly McQueen, Duel in the Sun.
Queenie Smith, The Killers.
Gale Sondergaard, Anna and the King of Siam.
Teresa Wright, The Best Years of Our Lives.

Best Cinematography
George Barnes, From This Day Forward.
Elwood Bredell, The Killers.
Charles G. Clarke, Margie.
Lee Garmes, Harold Rosson & Ray Rennahan, Duel in the Sun.
Guy Green, Great Expectations.
Ernest Haller, Deception & Saratoga Trunk.
Joseph P. MacDonald, My Darling Clementine.
Arthur C. Miller, Anna and the King of Siam & Dragonwyck.
Nicholas Musuraca, The Spiral Staircase.

Best Original Score
Bernard Herrmann, Anna and the King of Siam.
Alfred Newman, Dragonwyck.

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