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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1964

Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen
James R. Webb
Best Sound
Franklin Milton (M-G-M SSD)
Best Film Editing
Harold F. Kress
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Bernard Smith
Best Cinematography, Color
William H. Daniels
Milton R. Krasner
Charles Lang
Joseph LaShelle
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color
George W. Davis
William Ferrari
Addison Hehr
Henry Grace
Don Greenwood Jr.
Jack Mills
Best Costume Design, Color
Walter Plunkett
Best Music, Score - Substantially Original
Alfred Newman
Ken Darby

American Cinema Editors, USA 1964

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Harold F. Kress

Laurel Awards 1963

Won
Golden Laurel
Special Award

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1964

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Feature Film

National Board of Review, USA 1963

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1997

Won
National Film Registry

Photoplay Awards 1963

Won
Gold Medal

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 1963

Won
UFCA Award
Best Cinematography
William H. Daniels
Milton R. Krasner
Charles Lang
Joseph LaShelle
Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Writing, Screenplay - Original/Adapted
James R. Webb

Western Heritage Awards 1964

Won
Bronze Wrangler
Theatrical Motion Picture
Henry Hathaway (director)
John Ford (director)
George Marshall (director)
James R. Webb (writer)

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