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Best Screenplays and Writers Sections

Facts & Trivia (1) | Facts & Trivia (2) | Facts & Trivia (3) | Winners Chart


Year
Adapted Screenplay
Motion Picture Story
Original Screenplay
1956
Around The World In 80 Days
James Poe, John Farrow
& S. J. Perelman
The Brave One
Dalton Trumbo
(Robert Rich [alias])
The Red Balloon
Albert Lamorisse

Year
Screenplay - Adaptation
Motion Picture Story
Story & Screenplay - Original
1955
Marty
Paddy Chayefsky
Love Me or Leave Me
Daniel Fuchs
Interrupted Melody
William Ludwig, Sonya Levien
1954
The Country Girl
George Seaton
Broken Lance
Philip Yordan
On The Waterfront
Budd Schulberg
1953
From Here To Eternity
Daniel Taradash
Roman Holiday
Dalton Trumbo (Ian McLellan Hunter [alias])
Titanic
Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch
& Richard Breen
1952
The Greatest Show On Earth
Frederic M. Frank, Theodore St. John, Frank Cavett
The Lavender Hill Mob
T. E. B. Clarke
1951
A Place In The Sun
Michael Wilson & Harry Brown
Seven Days To Noon
Paul Dehn & James Bernard
An American In Paris
Alan Jay Lerner
1950
All About Eve
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Panic In The Streets
Edna Anhalt & Edward Anhalt
Sunset Boulevard
Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
& D. M. Marshman, Jr.
1949
A Letter To Three Wives
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
The Stratton Story
Douglas Morrow
Battleground
Robert Pirosh

Year
Screenplay - Adaptation
Motion Picture Story
1948
The Search
Richard Schweizer & David Wechsler

Year
Screenplay - Adaptation
Motion Picture Story
Original Screenplay
1947
Miracle on 34th Street
George Seaton
Miracle On 34th Street
Valentine Davies
The Bachelor And The Bobby-Soxer
Sidney Sheldon

Year
Screenplay - Adaptation
Original Motion Picture Story
Original Screenplay
1946
The Best Years of Our Lives
Robert E. Sherwood
Vacation From Marriage
Clemence Dane
The Seventh Veil
Muriel Box & Sydney Box
1945
The Lost Weekend
Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
The House On 92nd Street
Charles G. Booth
Marie-Louise
Richard Schweizer
1944
Going My Way
Frank Butler, Frank Cavett
Going My Way
Leo McCarey
Wilson
Lamar Trotti
1943
Casablanca
Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch
The Human Comedy
William Saroyan
Princess O'Rourke
Norman Krasna
1942
Mrs. Miniver
Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton & Claudine West
The Invaders
(aka 49th Parallel)
Emeric Pressburger
Woman Of The Year
Ring Lardner, Jr. & Michael Kanin
1941
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Sidney Buchman & Seton I. Miller
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Harry Segall
Citizen Kane
Herman J. Mankiewicz & Orson Welles

Year
Screenplay - Adaptation
Original Story
Original Screenplay
1940
The Philadelphia Story
Donald Ogden Stewart
Arise, My Love
Benjamin Glazer & John S. Toldy
The Great McGinty
Preston Sturges

Year
Screenplay - Adaptation
Original Story
1939
Gone With The Wind
Sidney Howard
1938
Pygmalion
Cecil Lewis, W. P. Lipscomb,
& Ian Dalrymple
George Bernard Shaw (Screenplay)
Boys Town
Dore Schary & Eleanore Griffin
1937
The Life Of Emile Zola
Norman Reilly Raine, Heinz Herald,
& Geza Herczeg
A Star Is Born
William A. Wellman & Robert Carson
1936
The Story Of Louis Pasteur
Pierre Collings & Sheridan Gibney
The Story Of Louis Pasteur
Pierre Collings & Sheridan Gibney
1935
The Informer
Dudley Nichols
The Scoundrel
Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur

Year
Writing - Adaptation
Original Story
1934
Manhattan Melodrama
Arthur Caesar
1932/33
Little Women
Vistor Heerman & Sarah Y. Mason
One Way Passage
Robert Lord
1931/32
Bad Girl
Edwin Burke
The Champ
Frances Marion
1930/31
Cimarron
Howard Estabrook
The Dawn Patrol
John Monk Saunders

Year
Writing Achievement - Screenplay
1929/30
The Big House
Frances Marion
1928/29
The Patriot
Hans Kraly

Year
Adaptation
Original Story
Title Writing
1927/28
7th Heaven
Benjamin Glazer
Underworld
Ben Hecht
Joseph Farnham


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