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Academy Awards

  Best Picture Best Actor Best Actress Best Director Best Foreign Film
1949 "All the King's Men" Broderick Crawford
"All the King's Men"
Olivia de Havilland
"The Heiress"
Joseph L Manckiewicz
"A Letter to Three Wives"
first awarded 1956
1950 "All about Eve" Jose Ferrer
"Cyrano de Bergerac"
Judy Holliday
"Born Yesterday"
Joseph L Manckiewicz
"All about Eve"
1951 "An American in Paris" Humphrey Bogart
"The African Queen"
Vivien Leigh
"A Streetcar Named Desire"
George Stevens
"A Place in the Sun"
1952 "The Greatest Show on Earth" Gary Cooper
"High Noon"
Shirley Booth
"Come Back Little Sheeba"
John Ford
"The Quiet Man:
1953 "From Here to Eternity": William Holden
"Stalag 17"
Audrey Hepburn
"Roman Holiday"
Fred Zinnemann
"From Here to Eternity"
1954 "On the Waterfront" Marlon Brando
"On the Waterfront"
Grace Kelly
"The Country Girl"
Elia Kazan
"On the Waterfront"
1955 "Marty" Ernest Borgnine
Anna Magnani
"The Rose Tattoo"
Delbert Mann
1956 "Around the World in 80 Days" Yul Brynner
"The King & I"
Ingrid Bergman
George Stevens
"La Strada"
1957 "The Bridge on the River Kwai" Alec Guinness
"The Bridge on the River Kwai"
Joanne Woodward
"The Three Faces of Eve"
David Lean
"The Bridge on the River Kwai"
"The Nights of Cabiria"
1958 "Gigi" David Niven
"Separate Tables"
Susan Haywood
"I Want to Live"
Vincente Minnelli
"Mon Oncle"
1959 "Ben-Hur" Charlton Heston
Simne Signoret
"Room at the Top"
William Wyler
"Black Orpheus:
(France & Brazil)
1960 "The Apartment" Burt Lancaster
"Elmer Gantry"
Elizabeth Taylor:
"Butterfield 8"
Billy Wilder
"The Apartment"
"The Virgin Spring"
1961 "West Side Story" Maximillian Schell
"Judgement at Nuremburg"
Sophia Loren
"Two Women"
Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise
"West Side Story"
"Through a Glass Darkly"
1962 "Lawrence of Arabia" Gregory Peck
"To Kill a Mockingbird"
Anne Bancroft
"The Miracle Worker"
David Lean
"Lawrence of Arabia"
"Sundays & Cybele"
1963 "Tom Jones" Sidney Portier
"Lillies of the Field"
Patricia Neal
Tony Richardson
"Tom Jones"
"8 1/2"
1964 "My Fair Lady" Rex Harrison
"My Fair Lady"
Julie Andrews
"Mary Poppins"
George Cukor
"My Fair Lady"
"Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow":
1965 "The Sound of Music"

Lee Marvin
"Cat Ballou"
Julie Christie
Robert Wise
"The Sound of Music"
"The Shop on Main Street"
1966 "A Man for All Seasons" Paul Schofield
"A Man for All Seasons"
Elizabeth Taylor
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe"
Fred Zinnemann
"A Man for All Seasons"
"A Man & a Woman"
1967 "In the Heat of the Night" Rod Steiger
"In the Heat of the Night"
Katharine Hepburn
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"
Mike Nichols
"The Graduate" 
"Closely Watched Trains"
1968 "Oliver!" Cliff Robertson
Katharine Hepburn
"The Lion in Winter"
Carol Reed
"War & Peace"
1969 "Midnight Cowboy" John Wayne
"True Grit"
Maggie Smith
"The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"
John Schlesinger
"Midnight Cowboy"
1970 "Patton" George C Scott
Glenda Jackson
"Women in Love"
Franklin Schaffner
"Investigations of a Citizen above Suspicion"
1971 "The French Connection" Gene Hackman
"The French Connection"
Jane Fonda
William Friedkin
"The French Connection"
"The Garden of the Finzi-Continis"
1972 "The Godfather" Marlon Brando
"The Godfather"
Liza Minnelli
Bob Fosse
"The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie"