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(1950)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1951

Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay
Charles Brackett
Billy Wilder
D.M. Marshman Jr.
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White
Hans Dreier
John Meehan
Sam Comer
Ray Moyer
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Franz Waxman
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Best Actor in a Leading Role
William Holden
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Gloria Swanson
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Erich von Stroheim
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nancy Olson
Best Director
Billy Wilder
Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
John F. Seitz
Best Film Editing
Arthur P. Schmidt
Doane Harrison

Golden Globes, USA 1951

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture Director
Billy Wilder
Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama
Gloria Swanson
Best Motion Picture Score
Franz Waxman
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Supporting Actor
Erich von Stroheim
Best Screenplay
Charles Brackett
D.M. Marshman Jr.
Billy Wilder
Best Cinematography - Black and White
John F. Seitz

Blue Ribbon Awards 1952

Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Billy Wilder

Bodil Awards 1951

Won
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Billy Wilder (director)

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Nominated
DVD Premiere Award
Best Overall New Extra Features, Library Release
Jon Barbour
For the Special Collector's Edition.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1951

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Billy Wilder

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1951

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Billy Wilder
Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera)
Gloria Swanson

Jussi Awards 1951

Won
Diploma of Merit
Foreign Actress
Gloria Swanson

National Board of Review, USA 1950

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Gloria Swanson
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1989

Won
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1950

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Film
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Billy Wilder
Best Actress
Gloria Swanson

Online Film & Television Association 2003

Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

Picturegoer Awards 1951

Nominated
Gold Medal
Best Actress
Gloria Swanson
4th place.

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 1950

Won
UFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
William Holden
Best Actress
Gloria Swanson
Tied with Bette Davis for All About Eve (1950).
Best Director
Billy Wilder
2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Writing, Screenplay - Original/Adapted
Billy Wilder
Charles Brackett
D.M. Marshman Jr.
Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Erich von Stroheim
Best Supporting Actress
Nancy Olson
Best Cinematography
John F. Seitz

Writers Guild of America, USA 1951

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Charles Brackett
Billy Wilder
D.M. Marshman Jr.

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