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S. Forester, ..., Cedric Gibbons, Charles Brackett, Charles K. Feldman, Charles LeMaire, Charles Rosher, Chester Schaeffer, Claire Luce, Claire Trevor, Clarence Greene, Come Fill the Cup, Conrad Salinger, Constance Smith, Cyd Charisse, Danny Kaye, Darryl F. Zanuck, David and Bathsheba (film), Death of a Salesman (1951 film), Decision Before Dawn, Detective Story (1951 film), Detective Story (play), Dick Haymes, Donald O'Connor, Dorothy Spencer, Douglas Shearer, E. Preston Ames, Edith Head, Edward Carfagno, Edward Stevenson (costume designer), Edwin B. Willis, Eleanor Parker, Elia Kazan, F. Keogh Gleason, Fourteen Hours, Frank McCarthy (producer), Franz Planer, Franz Waxman, Fred J. Rode, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, George Davis (art director), George James Hopkins, George Murphy, George Sanders, George Stevens, Gig Young, Gile Steele, Go for Broke! (1951 film), Golden Girl (1951 film), Gone with the Wind (film), Gordon E. 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"A Kiss to Build a Dream On" is a song composed by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby and Oscar Hammerstein II in 1935.
A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film based on the 1925 novel An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the 1926 play, also titled An American Tragedy.
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams that received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948.
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1951 American drama film, adapted from Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 play of the same name.
The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film is an award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) as part of the Academy Awards annually since the 5th Academy Awards, covering the year 1931–32, to the present.
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Costume Design is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for achievement in film costume design.
The Academy Award for Best Director (officially known as the Academy Award for Best Directing) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
This is a list of films by year that have received an Academy Award together with the other nominations for best documentary short subject.
The Academy Award for Documentary Feature is an award for documentary films.
The Academy Award for Best Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.
The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.
The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.
The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1956.
The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (often referred to as the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Visual Effects is an Academy Award given for the best achievement in visual effects.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Ace in the Hole, also known as The Big Carnival, is a 1951 American film noir starring Kirk Douglas as a cynical, disgraced reporter who stops at nothing to try to regain a job on a major newspaper.
Adolph Deutsch (20 October 1897 – 1 January 1980) was a composer, conductor and arranger.
Adrienne Fazan (May 9, 1906, Los Angeles, California – August 23, 1986, Los Angeles) was an American film editor.
Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist.
Alex North (born Isadore Soifer, December 4, 1910 – September 8, 1991) was an American composer best known for his many film scores, including A Streetcar Named Desire (one of the first jazz-based film scores), Viva Zapata!, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
Alfred Gilks (29 December 1891 – 6 September 1970), sometimes credited as Alf Gilks, was an American cinematographer from 1920 through to 1956.
Alfred Hayes (18 April 1911 – 14 August 1985) was a British-born screenwriter, television writer, novelist, and poet, who worked in Italy and the United States.
Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900 – February 17, 1970) was an American composer, arranger, and conductor of film music.
Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Alice books by Lewis Carroll.
An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition An American in Paris by George Gershwin.
An American Tragedy (1925) is a novel by the American writer Theodore Dreiser.
Anatole Litvak (Анато́ль Литва́к; May 21, 1902 – December 15, 1974) was a Russian-born American filmmaker who wrote, directed, and produced films in various countries and languages.
Arthur Freed (September 9, 1894 – April 12, 1973) was an American lyricist and Hollywood film producer.
John Arthur Kennedy (February 17, 1914January 5, 1990) was an American stage and film actor known for his versatility in supporting film roles and his ability to create "an exceptional honesty and naturalness on stage", especially in the original casts of Arthur Miller plays on Broadway.
Arthur Schnitzler (15 May 1862 – 21 October 1931) was an Austrian author and dramatist.
Benjy is a 1951 American short documentary film directed by Fred Zinnemann.
Bert Kalmar (February 10, 1884 – September 18, 1947) was an American lyricist, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.
Samuel "Billy" Wilder (June 22, 1906March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist whose career spanned more than five decades.
Blanche DuBois (married name Grey) is a fictional character in Tennessee Williams' 1947 Pulitzer Prize-winning play A Streetcar Named Desire.
Bright Victory is a 1951 American drama romance war film directed by Mark Robson starring Arthur Kennedy and Peggy Dow.
Oscar "Budd" Boetticher Jr. (July 29, 1916 – November 29, 2001) was an American film director.
Bullfighter and the Lady is a 1951 drama romance sport film directed and written by Budd Boetticher starring Robert Stack, Joy Page and Gilbert Roland.
Burton Levy (born Morris Hyman Kushner; February 2, 1912 – January 5, 1997) was an American composer and lyricist better known as Burton Lane.
Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August 1899 – 2 April 1966), known by his pen name Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester, was an English novelist known for writing tales of naval warfare such as the 12-book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars.
Austin Cedric Gibbons (March 23, 1890 – July 26, 1960) was an Irish-American art director and production designer for the film industry.
Charles William Brackett (November 26, 1892 – March 9, 1969) was an American novelist, screenwriter, and film producer, best known for his long collaboration with Billy Wilder.
Charles K. Feldman (April 26, 1905 – May 25, 1968) was a Hollywood attorney, film producer and talent agent who founded the Famous Artists talent agency.
Charles LeMaire (April 22, 1897 – June 8, 1985) was an American costume designer.
Charles G. Rosher, A.S.C. (November 17, 1885 – January 15, 1974) was a two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer who worked from the early days of silent films through the 1950s.
Chester Schaeffer (September 9, 1902 – January 5, 1992) was an American film and television editor with about thirty documentary and feature film credits, often for B movies.
Claire Luce (October 15, 1903 – August 31, 1989) was an American stage and screen actress, dancer and singer.
Claire Trevor (born Claire Wemlinger; March 8, 1910 – April 8, 2000) was an American actress.
Clarence Greene (August 10, 1913 – June 17, 1995) was an American screenwriter and film producer who is noted for the "offbeat creativity and originality of his screenplays and for film noir movies and television episodes produced in the 1950s.
Come Fill the Cup is a 1951 film starring James Cagney and Gig Young, directed by Gordon Douglas.
Conrad Salinger (August 30, 1901, Brookline, Massachusetts – June 17, 1962, Pacific Palisades, California) was an American arranger, orchestrator and composer, who studied classical composition at the Paris Conservatoire.
Constance Smith (22 January 1928 – 30 June 2003) was an Irish film actress, and contract player of 20th Century Fox in the 1950s.
Tula Ellice Charisse (née Finklea; March 8, 1922 – June 17, 2008), known professionally as Cyd Charisse, was an American dancer and actress.
Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; January 18, 1911 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian and musician.
Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era.
David and Bathsheba is a 1951 historical Technicolor epic film about King David made by 20th Century Fox.
Death of a Salesman is a 1951 film adapted from the play of the same name by Arthur Miller.
Decision Before Dawn is a 1951 American war film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Richard Basehart, Oskar Werner, and Hans Christian Blech.
Detective Story is a 1951 film noir directed by William Wyler that tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad.
Detective Story is a 1949 play in three acts by American playwright Sidney Kingsley.
Richard Benjamin "Dick" Haymes (September 13, 1918 – March 28, 1980) was an Argentine actor and singer.
Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor (August 28, 1925 – September 27, 2003) was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis the Talking Mule.
Dorothy Spencer (February 3, 1909 – May 23, 2002) was an American film editor with seventy-five feature film credits from a career than spanned more than 50 years.
Douglas G. Shearer (November 17, 1899 – January 5, 1971) was a Canadian American pioneering sound designer and recording director who played a key role in the advancement of sound technology for motion pictures.
Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981) was an American costume designer who won a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, starting with The Heiress (1949) and ending with The Sting (1973).
Edward Carfagno (November 28, 1907 – December 28, 1996) was an art director who established himself in the 1950s with his Oscar-winning work on such films as Vincente Minnelli's The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Joseph Mankiewicz's Julius Caesar (1953) and William Wyler's Ben-Hur (1959).
Edward Stevenson (May 13, 1906 – December 2, 1968) was an American costume designer.
Edwin Booth Willis (January 28, 1893 – November 26, 1963) was an American motion picture set designer and decorator.
Eleanor Jean Parker (June 26, 1922 – December 9, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in some 80 movies and television series.
Elia Kazan (born Elias Kazantzoglou; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".
Francis Keogh Gleason (April 14, 1906 – December 18, 1982) was a resident set decorator at MGM studios for over 40 years.
Fourteen Hours is a 1951 film noir directed by Henry Hathaway, which tells the story of a New York City police officer trying to stop a despondent man from jumping to his death from the 15th floor of a hotel.
Frank McCarthy (June 8, 1912 – December 1, 1986) was the secretary of the General Staff of the United States Department of War during World War II; briefly United States Assistant Secretary of State for Administration in 1945; and later a distinguished film producer, whose production Patton won the 1970 Academy Award for Best Picture.
Franz F. Planer, A.S.C. (March 29, 1894 – January 10, 1963) was a cinematographer born in Karlsbad, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic),.
Franz Waxman (né Wachsmann; 24 December 190624 February 1967) was a German and American composer of Jewish descent, known primarily for his work in the film music genre.
Fred J. Rode (May 19, 1896 – October 1971) was an American set decorator.
Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an American actor, regarded as "one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 40s."Obituary Variety, April 16, 1975, page 95.
Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer.
George Davis (April 17, 1914 – October 3, 1998) was a celebrated art director.
George James Hopkins (March 23, 1896 – February 11, 1985) was an American set designer, playwright and production designer.
George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor, and politician.
George Henry Sanders (3 July 1906 – 25 April 1972) was an English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author.
George Cooper Stevens (December 18, 1904 – March 8, 1975) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.
Gig Young (born Byron Elsworth Barr; November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American film, stage and television actor.
Gile Steele (24 September 1908 in Ohio – 16 January 1952 in Culver City, California), was a Hollywood costume designer.
Go for Broke! is a 1951 war film directed by Robert Pirosh, New York Times. December 31, 1989.
Golden Girl is a 1951 20th Century Fox musical film starring Mitzi Gaynor as Lotta Crabtree.
Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film, adapted from Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel of the same name.
Gordon E. Sawyer (27 August 1905 – 15 May 1980) was sound director at Samuel Goldwyn Productions.
Gower Carlyle Champion (June 22, 1919 – August 25, 1980) was an American actor, theatre director, choreographer, and dancer.
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson, CBE (29 September 1904 – 6 April 1996), was a British-American actress popular during the Second World War, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top-ten box office draws from 1942 to 1946.
Harry Peter McNab Brown, Jr. (April 30, 1917 – November 2, 1986) was an American poet, novelist and screenwriter.
Harry Ruby (January 27, 1895 – February 23, 1974) was a Jewish American composer and screenwriter, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.
Harry Stradling Sr., A.S.C. (September 1, 1901 – February 14, 1970) was an American cinematographer with more than 130 films to his credit.
Hein Heckroth (14 April 1901 in Gießen - 7 July 1970 in Amsterdam) was a German art director of stage and film productions.
Helen Rose (February 2, 1904 – November 9, 1985) was an American costume designer and clothing designer who spent the bulk of her career with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Here Comes the Groom is a 1951 musical romantic comedy film produced and directed by Frank Capra and starring Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman.
Herschel McCoy (August 6, 1912 – February 3, 1956) was a costume designer who first began designing costumes for Hollywood films in 1936.
Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Harry Clifford Keel (April 13, 1919November 7, 2004), known professionally as Howard Keel, was an American actor and singer.
Hugh Hunt (March 8, 1902 – September 1, 1988) was an American set decorator.
Humphrey DeForest Bogart (December 25, 1899January 14, 1957) was an American screen and stage actor.
I Want You is a 1951 film directed by Mark Robson taking place in America during the Korean War.
I Was a Communist for the FBI is a 1951 American film noir crime film directed by Gordon Douglas starring Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Hart, Philip Carey and James Millican.
"In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" is a popular song with music by Hoagy Carmichael and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.
Irene Sharaff (January 23, 1910 – August 10, 1993) was an American costume designer for stage and screen.
Jack D. Moore (April 15, 1906 – December 29, 1998) was an American set decorator.
French writer Jacques Natanson (15 May 1901 – 19 May 1975) first became involved in the movies in 1929 when one of his plays was adapted for the screen.
James Rufus Agee (November 27, 1909 – May 16, 1955) was an American novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic.
James Michael Bernard (20 September 1925 – 12 July 2001) was a British film composer, particularly associated with horror films produced by Hammer Film Productions.
Jane Powell (born Suzanne Lorraine Burce; April 1, 1929) is an American singer, dancer and actress who rose to fame in the mid-1940s with roles in various musicals as a contract player for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer pictures.
Jane Wyman (born Sarah Jane Mayfield; January 5, 1917 – September 10, 2007).
Mary Janice Rule (August 15, 1931 - October 17, 2003) was an American actress "at her most convincing playing embittered, neurotic socialites".
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jean d'Eaubonne (March 8, 1903 - July 30, 1971) was a French art director.
Jesse Louis Lasky (September 13, 1880 – January 13, 1958) was an American pioneer motion picture producer.
Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 – December 25, 1979) was an American actress who performed in movies and on television for half a century.
John Alton A.S.C. (October 5, 1901 – June 2, 1996), born Johann Jacob Altmann, in Sopron, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary, was an American cinematographer.
John DeCuir (June 4, 1918 – October 29, 1991) was a Hollywood art director and production designer known for his elaborate set designs that were illustrated with his own watercolor paintings.
John Francis Seitz, A.S.C. (June 23, 1892 – February 27, 1979) was an American cinematographer and inventor.
John Marcellus Huston (August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American-Irish film director, screenwriter and actor.
John O. Aalberg (April 3, 1897 – August 30, 1984) was a Hollywood sound technician who worked on films including Citizen Kane and It’s a Wonderful Life.
John Waldo Green (October 10, 1908 – May 15, 1989) was an American songwriter, composer, musical arranger, conductor and pianist.
John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
Joseph C. Wright (August 19, 1892 – February 24, 1985) was an American art director.
Joseph Leo Mankiewicz (February 11, 1909 – February 5, 1993) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Karl Malden (born Mladen George Sekulovich; Младен Ђорђе Секуловић; March 22, 1912 – July 1, 2009) was an American actor.
Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress.
Kevin McCarthy (February 15, 1914 – September 11, 2010) was an American actor who gave over 200 television and film performances.
Kim Hunter (born Janet Cole, November 12, 1922 – September 11, 2002) was an American film, theatre, and television actress.
Kind Lady is a 1951 film drama directed by John Sturges.
Kon-Tiki is a Norwegian-Swedish documentary film about the Kon-Tiki expedition led by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl in 1947, released in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark in 1950, followed by the United States in 1951.
La Ronde is a 1950 French film directed by Max Ophüls and based on Arthur Schnitzler's 1897 play La Ronde.
La Ronde (the original German name is Reigen) is a controversial play with provocative sexual themes written by Arthur Schnitzler in 1897.
Lambert the Sheepish Lion is a Disney animated short film that was released in 1952.
Lee Grant (born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal; October 31, during the mid-1920s) is an American actress and film director.
Leland Fuller (February 16, 1899 – October 9, 1962) was an American art director.
Leopold John "Leo" Genn (9 August 1905 – 26 January 1978) was an English actor and barrister.
Leon Shamroy, A.S.C. (July 16, 1901 – July 7, 1974) was an American film cinematographer.
Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (born 1 July 1931) is a Franco-American actress and dancer who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003.
Sound recordist Leslie I. Carey (August 3, 1895 – June 17, 1984) first hit Hollywood in 1938, where he embarked on the first of over 300 films.
Lesser Samuels (26 July 1894 - 22 December 1980) enjoyed a 20-year career as a Hollywood screenwriter.
Liam O'Brien (March 7, 1913 – March 24, 1996) was an American screenwriter and television producer best known for writing the movie Here Comes the Groom.
Lionel Newman (January 4, 1916 – February 3, 1989) was an American conductor, pianist, and film and television composer.
This is a list of films with performances that have been nominated in all of the Academy Award acting categories.
This is a list of posthumous Academy Award winners and nominees.
Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American actress, comedian, model, film-studio executive, and producer.
Lucinda Ballard (April 3, 1906 – August 19, 1993) was an American costume designer who worked primarily in Broadway theatre.
Lyle Reynolds Wheeler (February 2, 1905 – January 10, 1990) was an American motion picture art director.
Margaret Furse (18 February 1911 – 8 July 1974) was an English costume designer.
Marjorie Celeste "Marge" Champion (née Belcher; born September 2, 1919) is an American dancer, choreographer, and actress.
Marlon Brando Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor and film director.
Maximillian Oppenheimer (6 May 1902 – 26 March 1957), known as Max Ophüls, was a German-born film director who worked in Germany (1931–1933), France (1933–1940 and 1950–1957), and the United States (1947–1950).
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Michael Wilson (July 1, 1914 – April 9, 1978) was an American screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood film studios during the era of McCarthyism for being a communist.
Miklós Rózsa (18 April 1907 – 27 July 1995) was a Hungarian-American composer trained in Germany (1925–1931), and active in France (1931–1935), the United Kingdom (1935–1940), and the United States (1940–1995), with extensive sojourns in Italy from 1953.
Mildred Dorothy Dunnock (January 25, 1901 – July 5, 1991) was an American teacher before becoming an actress.
Edward Montgomery "Monty" Clift (October 17, 1920 – July 23, 1966) was an American actor.
Nathan Levinson (July 15, 1888 – October 18, 1952) was an American sound engineer.
Nature's Half Acre is a 1951 American short documentary film directed by James Algar.
Nero (Latin: Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus; 15 December 37 – 9 June 68 AD) was the last Roman emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
Nicholas "Slug" Brodszky (Николай Бродский; April 20, 1905December 24, 1958) was a composer of popular songs.
Nobert Brodine (December 16, 1896 – February 28, 1970), also credited as Norbert F. Brodin and Norbert Brodin, was a film cinematographer.
Oliver George Wallace (August 6, 1887 – September 15, 1963) was an English-born American composer and conductor.
On the Riviera is a 1951 musical comedy film made by 20th Century Fox.
One Who Came Back is a 1951 American short documentary film produced by Owen Crump and the National Organization of Disabled American Veterans, about an American soldier wounded in the Korean War, rescued from behind enemy lines and transported back to the United States.
Orry-Kelly was the professional name of Orry George Kelly (31 December 1897 – 27 February 1964), an Australian-American Hollywood costume designer.
Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre director of musicals for almost forty years.
Oscar Millard (March 1, 1908 – December 7, 1990) is an English writer who found success in Hollywood when he collaborated on the screenplay for Come to the Stable, a comedy about nuns.
The Hollywood Pantages Theatre, formerly known as RKO Pantages Theatre, is located at Hollywood and Vine (6233 Hollywood Boulevard), in Hollywood.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Paul Dehn (pronounced “Dane”; 5 November 1912 – 30 September 1976) was a British screenwriter, best known for Goldfinger, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Planet of the Apes sequels and Murder on the Orient Express.
Paul Groesse (28 February 1906 – 4 May 1987) was a Hungarian-born American art director.
Paul Samuel Fox (September 30, 1898 – May 1972) was an American set decorator.
Peter Herman Adler (2 December 1899, Gablonz an der Neiße, Bohemia – 2 October 1990, Ridgefield, Connecticut) was an American conductor born in Austria–Hungary in Gablonz an der Neiße, which is now in the Czech Republic.
Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov, (né von Ustinov; or; 16 April 192128 March 2004) was a British actor, voice actor, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, screenwriter, comedian, humorist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster, and television presenter.
Gaius Petronius Arbiter (c. 27 – 66 AD) was a Roman courtier during the reign of Nero.
Philip Ives Dunne (February 11, 1908 – June 2, 1992) was a Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer, who worked prolifically from 1932 until 1965.
Philip Yordan (April 1, 1914 – March 24, 2003) was an American screenwriter of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s who also produced several films.
Quo Vadis (Latin for "Where are you going?") is a 1951 American epic film made by MGM in Technicolor.
Ralph E. Winters (June 17, 1909 – February 26, 2004) was a Canadian-born film editor who became one of the leading figures of this field in the American industry.
is a 1950 Japanese period film directed by Akira Kurosawa, working in close collaboration with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa.
Ray Nazarro (September 25, 1902 - September 8, 1986) was an American film and television director, producer, and screenwriter.
Renié Conley (July 31, 1901 − June 12, 1992) was a prominent Hollywood costume designer.
Rich, Young and Pretty is a 1951 musical film produced by Joe Pasternak for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Norman Taurog.
Richard Day (9 May 1896 – 23 May 1972) was a Canadian art director.
Robert Burks, A.S.C. (July 4, 1909 – May 11, 1968) was an American cinematographer known for being proficient in virtually every genre, equally at home with black-and-white or color, and for his many collaborations with the celebrated film director Alfred Hitchcock.
Robert Pirosh (April 1, 1910 – December 25, 1989) was an American motion picture and television screenwriter and director.
Robert Riskin (March 30, 1897 – September 20, 1955)"Robert Riskin, Who Won 'Oscar' For 'It Happened Ohe Night,' Dies." New York Times. September 22, 1955.
Robert L. Surtees, A.S.C. (August 9, 1906 – January 5, 1985) was an American cinematographer who won three Academy Awards for the films King Solomon's Mines, The Bad and the Beautiful and the 1959 version of Ben Hur.
Robert Wyler (September 25, 1900 – January 17, 1971) was a Swiss-American film producer and associate producer.
Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English-born actor, starting his career in theatre and silent film in his native country, before emigrating to the USA, and having a successful Hollywood film career, he was most popular during the 1920s, 1930's, and 1940's.
Rooty Toot Toot is a 1951 black comedy musical animated short film, directed by John Hubley.
Royal Wedding is a 1951 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.
Russell Rouse (November 20, 1913 – October 2, 1987) was an American screenwriter, director, and producer who is noted for the "offbeat creativity and originality" of his screenplays and for film noir movies and television episodes produced in the 1950s.
Sally Forrest (born Katherine Feeney; May 28, 1928 – March 15, 2015), was an American film, stage and TV actress of the 1940s and 1950s. She studied dance from a young age and shortly out of high school was signed to a contract by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer." (March 27, 2015), nytimes.com; retrieved 2015-03-29.
Sam Zimbalist (March 31, 1904 – November 4, 1958) was an American film producer and film editor.
Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 – January 15, 1993) was an American lyricist, songwriter and musician.
Saul Chaplin (February 19, 1912 – November 15, 1997) was an American composer and musical director.
Seven Days to Noon is a 1950 British drama/thriller film directed by John and Roy Boulting.
Shelley Winters (born Shirley Schrift; August 18, 1920 – January 14, 2006) was an American actress whose career spanned five decades.
Show Boat is a 1951 American musical romantic drama film, based on the stage musical of the same name by Jerome Kern (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (script and lyrics), and the 1926 novel by Edna Ferber.
Sidney Kingsley (22 October 1906 – 20 March 1995) was an American dramatist.
Stanley Kowalski is a fictional character in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire.
Stella Kowalski (née DuBois) is one of the main characters in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire.
Stewart Henry Stern (March 22, 1922 – February 2, 2015) was an American screenwriter.
Strangers on a Train is a 1951 American psychological thriller film noir produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith.
Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) was an American playwright.
Teresa is a 1951 American drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Pier Angeli and John Ericson.
The African Queen is a 1951 British-American adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester.
The African Queen is a 1935 novel written by English author C. S. Forester.
--> The Blue Veil is a 1951 American drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt.
The Frogmen is a 1951 American black-and-white World War II drama film from Twentieth Century Fox, produced by Samuel G. Engel, directed by Lloyd Bacon, that stars Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews, and Gary Merrill.
The Great Caruso is a 1951 biographical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and starring Mario Lanza as the great operatic tenor Enrico Caruso.
House on Telegraph Hill is a 1951 American film noir directed by Robert Wise, and starring Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese, and William Lundigan.
The Mating Season is a 1951 classic farce with elements of screwball comedy.
The Model and the Marriage Broker is a 1951 romantic comedy film about a marriage broker.
The Mudlark is a 1950 film made in Britain by 20th Century Fox.
The Seeing Eye is a 1951 American short documentary film produced by Gordon Hollingshead in Technicolor about The Seeing Eye, a guide dog training school in Morristown, New Jersey.
The Strip is a 1951 film directed by László Kardos and starring Mickey Rooney, Sally Forrest and William Demarest.
The Tales of Hoffmann is a 1951 British Technicolor film adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's opera The Tales of Hoffmann, written, produced and directed by the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger working under the umbrella of their production company, The Archers.
The Two Mouseketeers is a 1952 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 65th Tom and Jerry short, produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on March 15, 1952 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
The Well is a 1951 American film noir directed by Clarence Greene and Russell Rouse and featuring Richard Rober, Gwendolyn Laster and Maidie Norman.
Thelma Ritter (February 14, 1902 – February 5, 1969) was an American actress, best known for her comedic roles as working-class characters and her strong New York accent.
Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school.
Thomas Little (August 27, 1886 in Ogden, Utah – March 5, 1985 in Santa Monica, California) was a United States set decorator on more than 450 Hollywood movies between 1932 and 1953.
Too Young to Kiss is a 1951 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Z. Leonard, and starring June Allyson and Van Johnson.
Two Tickets to Broadway is a 1951 American Technicolor musical film directed by James V. Kern and filmed on the RKO Forty Acres backlot.
Vera-Ellen (born Vera-Ellen Westmeier Rohe; February 16, 1921 – August 30, 1981) was an American dancer and actress.
Vincente Minnelli (February 28, 1903 – July 25, 1986) was an American stage director and film director, famous for directing such classic movie musicals as Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Gigi (1958), The Band Wagon (1953), and An American in Paris (1951).
Vivien Leigh (born Vivian Mary Hartley, and also known as Lady Olivier after 1947; 5 November 19138 July 1967) was an English stage and film actress.
William Howard Greene (August 16, 1895, River Point, Rhode Island - February 28, 1956, Los Angeles, California) was an American cinematographer.
Walter M. Scott (November 7, 1906, Cleveland, Ohio – February 2, 1989, Los Angeles, California) was a set decorator who worked on films such as The Sound of Music and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Walter Newman (11 February 1916 – 14 October 1993) was an American radio writer and screenwriter active from the late 1940s to the early 1990s.
Walter Plunkett (June 5, 1902 in Oakland, California – March 8, 1982) was a prolific costume designer who worked on more than 150 projects throughout his career in the Hollywood film industry.
When Worlds Collide is a 1951 American Technicolor science fiction film from Paramount Pictures, produced by George Pal, directed by Rudolph Maté, that stars Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, and John Hoyt.
William Allen Horning (November 9, 1904 – March 2, 1959) was an American two-time Academy Award winner.
William C. Mellor, A.S.C. (29 June 1903 – 30 April 1963) was a cinematographer who worked at Paramount, MGM and 20th Century Fox during a career that spanned three decades.
William Hornbeck (born August 23, 1901, Los Angeles, California – died October 19, 1983 Ventura, California) was an American film editor.
William V. Skall (October 5, 1897 in Chicago – March 22, 1976 in Los Angeles) was an American cinematographer who specialized in Technicolor.
William Wyler (July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter.
William "Willy" Loman is a fictional character and the protagonist of Arthur Miller's classic play Death of a Salesman, which debuted on Broadway with Lee J. Cobb playing Loman at the Morosco Theatre on February 10, 1949.
"Wonder Why" is a song written by Nicholas Brodszky (music) and Sammy Cahn (lyrics), published in 1951.
World of Kids is a 1951 American short documentary film directed by Robert Youngson.
Zsa Zsa Gabor (born Sári Gábor; February 6, 1917 – December 18, 2016) was a Hungarian-American actress and socialite. Her sisters were actresses Eva and Magda Gabor. Gabor began her stage career in Vienna and was crowned Miss Hungary in 1936.Hischak, Thomas S. The Oxford Companion to the American Musical: Theatre, Film, and Television, New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, p.271 She emigrated from Hungary to the United States in 1941. Becoming a sought-after actress with "European flair and style", she was considered to have a personality that "exuded charm and grace". Her first film role was a supporting role in Lovely to Look At. She later acted in We're Not Married! and played one of her few leading roles in the John Huston-directed film, Moulin Rouge (1952). Huston would later describe her as a "creditable" actress. Outside her acting career, Gabor was known for her extravagant Hollywood lifestyle, her glamorous personality, and her many marriages. In total, Gabor had nine husbands, including hotel magnate Conrad Hilton and actor George Sanders. She once stated, "Men have always liked me and I have always liked men. But I like a mannish man, a man who knows how to talk to and treat a woman—not just a man with muscles.".
The year 1951 in film involved some significant events.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
The 3rd Emmy Awards, retroactively known as the 3rd Primetime Emmy Awards after the debut of the Daytime Emmy Awards, were presented at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California on January 23, 1951.
The 4th Emmy Awards, retroactively known as the 4th Primetime Emmy Awards after the debut of the Daytime Emmy Awards, were presented at the Cocoanut Grove in Los Angeles, California on February 18, 1952.
The 5th British Academy Film Awards, retroactively known as the British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) (previously the British Film Academy) in 1952, honoured the best films of 1951.
The 6th Annual Tony Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom, on March 30, 1952.
The 9th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film for 1951 films, were held on February 21, 1952, at the Ciro's nightclub located in West Hollywood, California, at 8433 Sunset Boulevard, on the Sunset Strip.