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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1951

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Sam Jaffe
Best Director
John Huston
Best Writing, Screenplay
Ben Maddow
John Huston
Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
Harold Rosson

Golden Globes, USA 1951

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director
John Huston
Best Screenplay
John Huston
Ben Maddow
Best Cinematography - Black and White
Harold Rosson

BAFTA Awards 1951

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
USA.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1951

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
John Huston

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1951

Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Ben Maddow

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2010

Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score
Miklós Rózsa (music by)
Lukas Kendall (liner notes and album produced by)
Al Kaplan (liner notes by)
John Fitzpatrick (liner notes by)
Joe Sikoryak (album art direction by)
For Madame Bovary , Quo Vadis , El Cid , King of Kings , The V.I.P.s , Knights of the Round Table , The Red Danube , The Story of Three Loves and Ivanhoe
For the soundtrack album "Miklós Rózsa Treasury". Liner notes by Frank K. Dewald

National Board of Review, USA 1950

Won
NBR Award
Best Director
John Huston
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2008

Won
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1950

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
John Huston
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Tied with Devil's Doorway (1950).

Venice Film Festival 1950

Won
International Award
Best Actor
Sam Jaffe
Nominated
Golden Lion
John Huston

Writers Guild of America, USA 1951

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Ben Maddow
John Huston
The Robert Meltzer Award (Screenplay Dealing Most Ably with Problems of the American Scene)
Ben Maddow
John Huston

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