William A. Wellman Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1955 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
The High and the Mighty (1954)
1950 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Battleground (1949)
1938 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Story
A Star Is Born (1937)
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Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
A Star Is Born (1937)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1973 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
1955 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The High and the Mighty (1954)

Locarno International Film Festival

1949 Won
Special Prize
Yellow Sky (1948)
For the direction.

National Board of Review, USA

1943 Won
NBR Award
Best Director
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1946 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
1943 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

Oldenburg Film Festival

2000 Won
German Independence Honorary Award
Shared with:

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

1996 Won
George Sidney Independent Film Competition Winner
Documentary
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995)

Venice Film Festival

1947 Nominated
Grand International Award
Gallant Journey (1946)
Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
1937 Nominated
Mussolini Cup
Best Foreign Film
A Star Is Born (1937)

Walk of Fame

1960 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 8 February 1960. At 6125 Hollywood Blvd.

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