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Gigi Poster

(1958)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1959

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Arthur Freed
Best Director
Vincente Minnelli
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Alan Jay Lerner
Best Cinematography, Color
Joseph Ruttenberg
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White or Color
William A. Horning
E. Preston Ames
Henry Grace
F. Keogh Gleason

William A. Horning's nomination and win was posthumously, as he died after completing his work on ... More

William A. Horning's nomination and win was posthumously, as he died after completing his work on Gigi (1958) and in the midst of the production on Ben-Hur (1959) and North by Northwest (1959); the last two films would earn him Oscar nominations and a win (for Ben-Hur alone) the next year.

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White or Color
Cecil Beaton
Best Film Editing
Adrienne Fazan
Best Music, Original Song
Frederick Loewe (music)
Alan Jay Lerner (lyrics)
For the song "Gigi"
Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture
André Previn

Golden Globes, USA 1959

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Musical
Best Supporting Actress
Hermione Gingold
Best Motion Picture Director
Vincente Minnelli
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actress - Comedy/Musical
Leslie Caron
Best Motion Picture Actor - Comedy/Musical
Maurice Chevalier
Best Motion Picture Actor - Comedy/Musical
Louis Jourdan

BAFTA Awards 1960

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
Vincente Minnelli
USA.

David di Donatello Awards 1959

Won
David
Best Foreign Production (Migliore Produzione Straniera)

Directors Guild of America, USA 1959

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Vincente Minnelli
George Vieira (assistant director) (plaque)

Grammy Awards 1959

Won
Grammy
Best Soundtrack Album, Dramatic Picture Score or Original Cast
André Previn

Laurel Awards 1959

Won
Golden Laurel
Top Musical
Top Female Musical Performance
Leslie Caron
2nd place
Golden Laurel
Top Male Musical Performance
Louis Jourdan
Top Song
Alan Jay Lerner
Frederick Loewe
For the song "Gigi"
Top Cinematography - Color
Joseph Ruttenberg
3rd place
Golden Laurel
Top Male Musical Performance
Maurice Chevalier
Nominated
Golden Laurel
Top Female Musical Performance
Hermione Gingold
4th place.

National Board of Review, USA 1958

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1991

Won
National Film Registry

Photoplay Awards 1958

Won
Gold Medal

Writers Guild of America, USA 1959

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Musical
Alan Jay Lerner

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