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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1952

Won
Oscar
Best Director
George Stevens
Best Writing, Screenplay
Michael Wilson
Harry Brown
Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
William C. Mellor
Best Costume Design, Black-and-White
Edith Head
Best Film Editing
William Hornbeck
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Franz Waxman
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
George Stevens
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Montgomery Clift
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Shelley Winters

Golden Globes, USA 1952

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director
George Stevens
Best Actress - Drama
Shelley Winters
Best Cinematography - Black and White
William C. Mellor

Cannes Film Festival 1951

Nominated
Grand Prize of the Festival
George Stevens

Directors Guild of America, USA 1952

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
George Stevens
Charles C. Coleman (assistant director) (plaque)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1952

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
George Stevens

National Board of Review, USA 1951

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1991

Won
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1951

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Shelley Winters
Best Director
George Stevens

PGA Awards 1997

Won
PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America, USA 1952

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Michael Wilson
Harry Brown
Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
The Robert Meltzer Award (Screenplay Dealing Most Ably with Problems of the American Scene)
Michael Wilson
Harry Brown

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