Movies Of The Year Awards: 1956

Best Picture:

The End: The Searchers
Oscar: Around The World In 80 Days

Best Director:

The End: John Ford, The Searchers
Oscar: George Stevens, Giant

Actor:

The End: John Wayne, The Searchers
Oscar: Yul Brynner, The King And I

Actress:

The End: Deborah Kerr, The King And I and Tea And Sympathy
Oscar: Ingrid Bergman, Anastasia

Supporting Actor:

The End: James Dean, Giant
Oscar: Anthony Quinn, Lust For Life

Supporting Actress:

The End: Machiko Kyo, Street Of Shame
Oscar: Dorothy Malone, Written On The Wind

Original Screenplay:

The End: Yasujiro Ozu and Kogo Noda, Early Spring
Oscar: Albert Lamorisse, The Red Balloon

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Frank S. Nugent, The Searchers
Oscar: James Poe, SJ Perelman & John Farrow, Around The World In 80 Days

Black And White Cinematography:

The End: Lucien Ballard, The Killing
Oscar: Joseph Ruttenberg, Somebody Up There Likes Me

Color Cinematography:

The End: Winton C. Hoch, The Searchers
Oscar: Lionel Lindon, Around The World In 80 Days

Black And White Art Direction:

The End: Street Of Shame
Oscar: Somebody Up There Likes Me

Color Art Direction:

The End: Written On The Wind
Oscar: The King And I

Black And White Costume Design:

The End: Street Of Shame
Oscar: The Solid Gold Cadillac

Color Costume Design:

The End: Elena et les hommes
Oscar: The King And I

Sound:

The End: The Searchers
Oscar: The King And I

Film Editing:

The End: Betty Steinberg, The Killing
Oscar: Gene Ruggiero and Paul Weatherwax, Around The World In 80 Days

Original Score:

The End: Joseph Kosma, Elena et les hommes
Oscar: Victor Young, Around The World In 80 Days

Soundtrack:

The End: The King And I
Oscar: The King And I

Special Effects:

The End: The Red Balloon
Oscar: The Ten Commandments

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Early Spring
Oscar: La Strada

Non-Oscar Categories:

Breakthrough Performance:

Don Siegel, Invasion Of The Body Snatchers

Villain:

Robert Stack, Written On The Wind

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