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Best Films - 1951

FILM

Ace in the Hole / The Big Carnival
d: Billy Wilder; scr: Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman

The African Queen
d: John Huston; scr: James Agee

L’Auberge rouge / The Red Inn
d: Claude Autant-Lara; scr: Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost

The Day the Earth Stood Still
d: Robert Wise; scr: Edmund H. North

The Man in the White Suit
d: Alexander Mackendrick; scr: Roger Macdougall, John Dighton, Alexander Mackendrick

Miracolo a Milano / Miracle in Milan
d: Vittorio De Sica; scr: Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Mario Chiari, Adolfo Franci

People Will Talk
d, scr: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

A Place in the Sun
d: George Stevens; scr: Michael Wilson, Harry Brown

The River
d: Jean Renoir; scr: Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir

Show Boat
d: George Sidney; scr: John Lee Mahin

A Streetcar Named Desire
d: Elia Kazan; scr: Tennessee Williams

Susana / The Devil and the Flesh
d: Luis Buñuel; scr: Luis Buñuel, Jaime Salvador

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Bellissima
d: Luchino Visconti; scr: Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Francesco Rosi, Luchino Visconti, Cesare Zavattini

The Blue Veil
d: Curtis Bernhardt; scr: Norman Corwin

The Company She Keeps
d: John Cromwell; scr: Ketti Frings

Death of a Salesman
d: Laslo Benedek; scr: Stanley Roberts

Detective Story
d: William Wyler; scr: Philip Yordan, Robert Wyler

Édouard et Caroline / Edward and Caroline
d: Jacques Becker; scr: Jacques Becker, Annette Wademant

Fourteen Hours
d: Henry Hathaway; scr: John Paxton

Le Journal d’un curé de campagne / Diary of a Country Priest
d, scr: Robert Bresson

Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
d, scr: Albert E. Lewin

Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun

ACTOR

Richard Basehart
Fourteen Hours

Humphrey Bogart
The African Queen

Marlon Brando
A Streetcar Named Desire

Montgomery Clift
A Place in the Sun

Cary Grant
People Will Talk

Alec Guinness
The Man in the White Suit

Howard Keel
Show Boat

Fredric March
Death of a Salesman

Michael Rennie
The Day the Earth Stood Still

Robert Walker
Strangers on a Train

Katharine Hepburn in The African Queen
Katharine Hepburn in The African Queen

ACTRESS

Jeanne Crain
People Will Talk

Ava Gardner
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Kathryn Grayson
Show Boat

Jane Greer
The Company She Keeps

Katharine Hepburn
The African Queen

Deborah Kerr
Thunder in the East

Vivien Leigh
A Streetcar Named Desire

Anna Magnani
Bellissima

Elizabeth Taylor
A Place in the Sun

Jane Wyman
The Blue Veil

Patricia Laffan, Peter Ustinov in Quo Vadis

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Charles Boyer
Thunder in the East

Julien Carette
The Red Inn

Finlay Currie
People Will Talk

Leo Genn
Quo Vadis

Kevin McCarthy
Death of a Salesman

Robert Morley
The African Queen

Cecil Parker
The Man in the White Suit

Ernest Thesiger
The Man in the White Suit

Peter Ustinov
Quo Vadis

Françoise Rosay, Julien Carette, Fernandel, Lud Germain in The Red Inn
Françoise Rosay, Julien Carette, Fernandel, Lud Germain in The Red Inn

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Brunella Bovo
Miracle in Milan

Ava Gardner
Show Boat

Lee Grant
Detective Story

Joan Greenwood
The Man in the White Suit

Kim Hunter
A Streetcar Named Desire

Elina Labourdette
Édouard et Caroline

Eleanor Parker
Detective Story

Françoise Rosay
The Red Inn

Jan Sterling
Ace in the Hole

Betty Stockfeld
Édouard et Caroline

Adrienne Corri in The River

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Robert Burks
Strangers on a Train

Jack Cardiff
The African Queen

Roger Corbeau
Diary of a Country Priest

Alfred Gilks, John Alton
An American in Paris

Claude Renoir
The River

Charles Rosher
Show Boat

Joseph Ruttenberg
The Great Caruso

Harry Stradling
A Streetcar Named Desire

Robert Surtees, William V. Skall
Quo Vadis

Leo Tover
The Day the Earth Stood Still

MUSIC

Alessandro Cicognini
Miracle in Milan

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald
Diary of a Country Priest

Raúl Lavista
Susana

Alex North
A Streetcar Named Desire

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