Johnny Belinda

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Johnny Belinda is a 1948 American drama movie directed by Jean Negulesco and based on the 1940 play of the same name by Elmer Blaney Harris. It stars Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead, Stephen McNally and was distributed by Warner Bros.. It was nominated for 12 Oscars and won an Academy Award in 1949.

Awards[change | change source]

Award Category Recipient Result
Academy Awards[1][2] Best Picture Jerry Wald (for Warner Bros.) Nominated
Best Director Jean Negulesco Nominated
Best Actor Lew Ayres Nominated
Best Actress Jane Wyman Won
Best Supporting Actor Charles Bickford Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Agnes Moorehead Nominated
Best Screenplay Irma von Cube and Allen Vincent Nominated
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration – Black-and-White Robert M. Haas and William O. Wallace Nominated
Best Cinematography – Black-and-White Ted D. McCord Nominated
Best Film Editing David Weisbart Nominated
Best Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Max Steiner Nominated
Best Sound Recording Nathan Levinson Nominated
Golden Globe Awards[3] Best Picture Won[a]
Best Actress in a Leading Role Jane Wyman Won
National Board of Review Awards[4] Top Ten Films 8th Place
Photoplay Awards Most Popular Female Star Jane Wyman Won
Picturegoer Awards Best Actress Won
Venice International Film Festival Golden Lion Jean Negulesco Nominated
Writers Guild of America Awards[5] Best Written American Drama Irma von Cube and Allen Vincent Nominated

The movie is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:

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References[change | change source]

  1. "The 21st Academy Awards (1949) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-18.
  2. "NY Times: Johnny Belinda". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2008-12-20.
  3. "Johnny Belinda – Golden Globes". HFPA. Retrieved June 3, 2021.
  4. "1948 Award Winners". National Board of Review. Retrieved July 5, 2021.
  5. "Awards Winners". wga.org. Writers Guild of America. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
  6. "AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores Nominees" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2016-08-06.

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