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Elmer Gantry Poster

(1960)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1961

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Burt Lancaster
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Shirley Jones
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Richard Brooks
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Bernard Smith
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
André Previn

Golden Globes, USA 1961

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Burt Lancaster
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture Director
Richard Brooks
Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama
Jean Simmons
Best Supporting Actress
Shirley Jones

BAFTA Awards 1961

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
Richard Brooks
USA.
Best Foreign Actor
Burt Lancaster
USA.
Best Foreign Actress
Jean Simmons
USA.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1961

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Richard Brooks

Laurel Awards 1961

Won
Golden Laurel
Top Drama
Top Male Dramatic Performance
Burt Lancaster
Top Female Supporting Performance
Shirley Jones
3rd place
Golden Laurel
Female Dramatic Performance
Jean Simmons

National Board of Review, USA 1960

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
Shirley Jones
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1960

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Burt Lancaster
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Film

Writers Guild of America, USA 1961

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Richard Brooks

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