24th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: March 20, 1952

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Humphrey Bogart for The African Queen

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Vivien Leigh for A Streetcar Named Desire

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Karl Malden for A Streetcar Named Desire

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Kim Hunter for A Streetcar Named Desire

Best Director

  • George Stevens for A Place in the Sun

Best Screenplay

  • Michael Wilson & Harry Brown for A Place in the Sun

Best Motion Picture Story

  • Paul Dehn & James Bernard for Seven Days to Noon

Best Story and Screenplay

Best Cinematography, Colour

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

  • William C. Mellor for A Place in the Sun

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White

  • Richard Day & George James Hopkins for A Streetcar Named Desire

Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Colour

Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

  • Edith Head for A Place in the Sun

Best Costume Design, Colour

Best Sound, Recording

  • Douglas Shearer for The Great Caruso

Best Film Editing

  • William Hornbeck for A Place in the Sun

Best Special Effects

  • When Worlds Collide

Best Original Song

  • Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer for “In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening” from Here Comes the Groom

Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

  • Franz Waxman for A Place in the Sun

Best Short Subject, Two-Reel

  • Walt Disney for Nature’s Half Acre

Best Short Subject, One-Reel

  • Robert Youngson for World of Kids

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Fred Quimby for The Two Mouseketeers

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Fred Zinnemann for Benjy

Best Documentary, Features

  • Bryan Foy for I Was a Communist for the FBI

Honorary Award

  • Gene Kelly
  • Rashomon
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