1952 In Film
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The year 1952 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. The Greatest Show on Earth Paramount $14,000,000
2. The Bad and the Beautiful MGM $8,500,000
3. The Snows of Kilimanjaro Fox $6,700,000
4. Ivanhoe MGM $6,258,000
5. Singin' in the Rain MGM $6,000,000
6. Sailor Beware Paramount $4,300,000
7. Moulin Rouge United Artists $4,252,000
8. Hans Christian Andersen RKO $4,100,000
9. Affair in Trinidad Columbia $4,000,000
10. Monkey Business Fox $3,800,000

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Greatest Show on Earth - DeMille, Paramount
Best Director: John Ford - The Quiet Man
Best Actor: Gary Cooper - High Noon
Best Actress: Shirley Booth - Come Back, Little Sheba
Best Supporting Actor: Anthony Quinn - Viva Zapata!
Best Supporting Actress: Gloria Grahame - The Bad and the Beautiful

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: The Greatest Show on Earth
Best Actor: Gary Cooper - High Noon
Best Actress: Shirley Booth - Come Back, Little Sheba
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: With a Song in My Heart
Best Actor: Donald O'Connor - Singin' in the Rain
Best Actress: Susan Hayward - With a Song in My Heart
Supporting Role:
Best Supporting Actor: Millard Mitchell - My Six Convicts
Best Supporting Actress: Katy Jurado - High Noon
Other
Best Director: Cecil B. DeMille - The Greatest Show on Earth

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival):

The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice, directed by Orson Welles, United States
Two Cents Worth of Hope (Due soldi di speranza), directed by Renato Castellani, Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Forbidden Games (Jeux interdits), directed by René Clément, France

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Hon dansade en sommar (One Summer of Happiness), directed by Arne Mattsson, Sweden

Notable films released in 1952

U.S.A. unless stated

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Serials

Short film series

Births

Deaths

Curly Howard in Disorder in the Court.

Film Debuts

See also


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