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Best Films - 1950

Gloria Swanson, William Holden in Sunset Blvd.
Simone Signoret, Gérard Philipe in La Ronde

Best Film
All About Eve, dir. & scr.: Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Annie Get Your Gun, dir.: George Sidney; scr.: Sidney Sheldon.
Caged, dir.: John Cromwell; scr.: Virginia Kellogg & Bernard Schoenfeld.
The Furies, dir.: Anthony Mann; scr.: Charles Schnee.
Harvey, dir.: Henry Koster; scr.: Mary C. Chase & Oscar Brodney.
King Solomon’s Mines, dir.: Compton Bennett & Andrew Marton; scr.: Helen Deutsch.
Madeleine, dir.: David Lean; scr.: Stanley Haynes & Nicholas Phipps.
The Magnificent Yankee, dir.: John Sturges; scr.: Emmet Lavery.
Orpheus / Orphée, dir. & scr.: Jean Cocteau.
Panic in the Streets, dir.: Elia Kazan; scr.: Richard Murphy, Edward Anhalt, and Edna Anhalt.
La Ronde, dir.: Max Ophüls; scr.: Jacques Natanson & Max Ophüls.
So Long at the Fair, dir.: Antony Darnborough & Terence Fisher; scr.: Hugh Mills & Anthony Thorne.
Summer Stock, dir.: Charles Walters; scr.: George Wells & Sy Gomberg.
Sunset Blvd., dir.: Billy Wilder; scr.: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, and D.M. Marshman Jr.

Best Actress
Jeanne Crain, Cheaper by the Dozen.
Joan Crawford, The Damned Don’t Cry & Harriet Craig.
Bette Davis, All About Eve.
Betty Hutton, Annie Get Your Gun.
Eleanor Parker, Caged.
Jean Simmons, So Long at the Fair.
Barbara Stanwyck, The Furies & No Man of Her Own.
Gloria Swanson, Sunset Blvd..

Best Actor
Louis Calhern, The Magnificent Yankee.
Cary Grant, Crisis.
William Holden, Born Yesterday.
James Stewart, Harvey.
Richard Widmark, Panic in the Streets.

Best Supporting Actress
Barbara Bel Geddes, Panic in the Streets.
María Casarès, Orpheus.
Danielle Darrieux, La Ronde.
Hope Emerson, Caged.
Ann Harding, The Magnificent Yankee.
Signe Hasso, Crisis.
Victoria Horne & Josephine Hull, Harvey.
Machiko Kyo, Rashomon.
Elsa Lanchester & Jan Sterling, Mystery Street.

Best Supporting Actor
Andre Morell, Madeleine.
Zero Mostel & Jack Palance, Panic in the Streets.
George Sanders, All About Eve.
Alastair Sim, Stage Fright.
Art Smith, In a Lonely Place.
Erich von Stroheim, Sunset Blvd..
Anton Walbrook, La Ronde.
Ian Wolfe, The Magnificent Yankee.

Best Cinematography
John Alton, Mystery Street.
Daniel L. Fapp, No Man of Her Own.
Burnett Guffey, In a Lonely Place.
Charles B. Lang, September Affair.
Joseph P. MacDonald, Panic in the Streets.
Christian Matras, La Ronde.
Victor Milner, The Furies.
John F. Seitz, Sunset Blvd..
Leon Shamroy, Cheaper by the Dozen & Two Flags West.
Göran Strindberg, Miss Julie.
Robert Surtees, King Solomon’s Mines.

Best Original Score
George Antheil, In a Lonely Place.
Frederick Hollander, Walk Softly, Stranger
Alfred Newman, All About Eve
Oscar Straus, La Ronde.
Franz Waxman, Sunset Blvd..

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Danny -

Any “Best Of” list that includes both “HARRIET CRAIG” and ‘THE DAMNED DON’T CRY” in the Best Actress category is all right with me!

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