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Best Films – 1947

Ramon Novarro biography Beyond Paradise

Best Film
Black Narcissus , dir. & scr.: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger.
Crossfire , dir.: Edward Dmytryk; scr.: John Paxton.
A Double Life, dir.: George Cukor; scr.: Ruth Gordon & Garson Kanin.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir , dir.: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; scr.: Philip Dunne.
Lady in the Lake, dir.: Robert Montgomery; scr.: Steve Fisher.
Life with Father , dir.: Michael Curtiz; scr.: Donald Ogden Stewart.
Miracle on 34th Street, dir. & scr.: George Seaton.
Monsieur Vincent, dir.: Maurice Cloche; scr.: Jean Bernard Luc & Jean Anouilh.
Mourning Becomes Electra , dir. & scr.: Dudley Nichols.
Nicholas Nickleby , dir.: Alberto Cavalcanti; scr.: John Dighton.
Odd Man Out, dir.: Carol Reed; scr.: F.L. Green & R.C. Sheriff.
Out of the Past, dir.: Jacques Tourneur; scr.: Geoffrey Homes.
The Perils of Pauline , dir.: George Marshall; scr.: P.J. Wolfson & Frank Butler.

Best 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.

Best Actress
Claudette Colbert, The Egg and I.
Joan Crawford, Possessed.
Irene Dunne, Life with Father.
Betty Hutton, The Perils of Pauline.
Deborah Kerr, Black Narcissus.
Lilli Palmer, Body and Soul.
Gene Tierney, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.
Loretta Young, The Farmer’s Daughter.

Best Supporting Actor
Charles Bickford, The Farmer’s Daughter.
Charles Bickford, The Woman on the Beach.
William Conrad & Lloyd Gough, Body and Soul.
Edmund Gwenn, Miracle on 34th Street.
Cedric Hardwicke & Aubrey Woods, Nicholas Nickleby.
Robert Ryan, Crossfire.

Best Supporting Actress
Ethel Barrymore, The Farmer’s Daughter.
Dolores del Rio, The Fugitive.
May Hallatt, Black Narcissus.
Signe Hasso, A Double Life.
Susan Hayward & Rita Johnson, They Won’t Believe Me.
Vida Hope & Mary Merrall, Nicholas Nickleby.
Marjorie Main, The Egg and I.
Martha Raye, Mounsieur Verdoux.
Anne Revere, Body and Soul.
Audrey Totter, Lady in the Lake.

Best 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.
Sol Polito, Escape Me Never.
Harry Stradling, The Sea of Grass.
Joseph A. Valentine, Possessed.
Harry J. Wild, They Won’t Believe Me.

Best Original Score
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.
Eric Wolfgang Korngold, Escape Me Never.
Heinz Roemheld, Down to Earth.
Max Steiner, Cheyenne.
Roy Webb, They Won’t Believe Me.

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