Awards for 1952

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

A Streetcar Named Desire: Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh was not present at the awards ceremony. Greer Garson accepted on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

A Streetcar Named Desire: Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter was not present at the awards ceremony. Bette Davis accepted on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Costume Design, Color

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Sound, Recording

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Effects

WINNER

When Worlds Collide: (Paramount)

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Here Comes the Groom: Hoagy Carmichael (music), Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
For the song "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening"

NOMINEES

The Strip: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Oscar Hammerstein II
For the song "A Kiss to Build a Dream on"

Golden Girl: Lionel Newman (music), Eliot Daniel (lyrics)
For the song "Never"

Royal Wedding: Burton Lane (music), Alan Jay Lerner (lyrics)
For the song "Too Late Now"

Rich, Young and Pretty: Nicholas Brodszky (music), Sammy Cahn (lyrics)
For the song "Wonder Why"

Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Subject, Two-reel

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Subject, One-reel

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Documentary, Features

NOMINEE

Honorary Award

WINNERS

Gene Kelly
In appreciation of his versatility as an actor, singer, director and dancer, and specifically for his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film.

Rashômon
Japan. Voted by the Board of Governors as the most outstanding foreign language film released in the United States during 1951.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Gordon Jennings, S.L. Stancliffe (Paramount Studio Special Photographic and Engineering Departments)
For the design, construction and application of a servo-operated recording and repeating device.

Olin L. Dupy (M-G-M Studio)
For the design, construction and application of a motion picture reproducing system.

(Radio Corp. of America, Victor Division)
For pioneering direct positive recording with anticipatory noise reduction.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Richard M. Haff, Frank P. Herrnfeld, Garland C. Misener (Ansco Film Division of General Aniline and Film Corp.)
For the development of the Ansco color scene tester.

Fred Ponedel (Warner Bros. Studio), Ralph Ayres (Warner Bros. Studio), George Brown (Warner Bros. Studio)
For an air-driven water motor to provide flow, wake and white water for marine sequences in motion pictures.

Glen Robinson (M-G-M Studio Construction Dept.)
For the development of a new music wire and cable cutter.

Jack Gaylord (M-G-M Studio Construction Dept.)
For the development of balsa falling snow.

Carlos Rivas (M-G-M Studio)
For the development of an automatic magnetic film splicer.

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