The Brave One Poster

(1956)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1957

Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Motion Picture Story
Dalton Trumbo

Because he was not permitted to work due to the Hollywood blacklist, Trumbo wrote the story - and ... More

Because he was not permitted to work due to the Hollywood blacklist, Trumbo wrote the story - and was nominated - under the pseudonym Robert Rich, who had nothing to do with the film industry and is a nephew of the King Brothers, producers of the film. Although there were rumors at the time that this was the case, the film's producer repeatedly denied the suggestion. It was not acknowledged until several years later that Trumbo had been the writer. He finally received his award on May 2, 1975, presented by then Academy president Walter Mirisch, shortly before his death - although the official screen credit was not changed until many years afterward.

Nominated
Oscar
Best Sound, Recording
Buddy Myers (RKO Radio)
Best Film Editing
Merrill G. White

Golden Globes, USA 1957

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Film Promoting International Understanding

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