Friday, February 15, 2013

Best Film Editing: 1950s

1950: Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa)
Oscar winner: King Solomon's Mines (Ralph E. Winters and Conrad A. Nervig)
Was this nominated?: No

1951: Strangers on a Train (William Ziegler)
Oscar winner: A Place in the Sun (William Hornbeck)
Was this nominated?: No

1952: Singin' in the Rain (Adrienne Fazan)
Oscar winner: High Noon (Elmo Williams and Harry Gerstad)
Was this nominated?: No

1953: The Naked Spur (George White)
Oscar winner: From Here to Eternity (William Lyon)
Was this nominated?: No

1954: Rear Window (George Tomasini)
Oscar winner: On the Waterfront (Gene Milford)
Was this nominated?: No

1955: The Night of the Hunter (Robert Golden)
Oscar winner: Picnic (Charles Nelson and William A. Lyon)
Was this nominated?: No

1956: The Killing (Betty Steinberg)
Oscar winner: Around the World in 80 Days (Gene Ruggiero and Paul Weatherwax)
Was this nominated?: No

1957: The Cranes are Flying (Mariya Timofeyeva)
Oscar winner: The Bridge on the River Kwai (Peter Taylor)
Was this nominated?: No

1958: Vertigo (George Tomasini)
Oscar winner: Gigi (Adrienne Fazan)
Was this nominated?: No

1959: Ballad of a Soldier (Mariya Timofeyeva)
Oscar winner: Ben-Hur (Ralph E. Winters and John D. Dunning)
Was this nominated?: No

Updated: 7/24/14

4 comments:

  1. Great mentions here. The lack of Oscar attention for The Night of the Hunter was gross! Such a fantastic movie1

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    1. Thanks. The Night of the Hunter: Zero Oscar nominations. :(

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  2. You have to just laugh at the fact that Rashomon wasn’t nominated. And Rear Window, and Vertigo, and Night of the Hunter. Jesus.

    Great call on Giant. I love that damn movie.

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    1. Haha, indeed.

      Thanks. I dig Giant as well.

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