1958 In Film
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The year 1958 in film in the US involved some significant events, including the hit musicals South Pacific and Gigi.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross rental
1. South Pacific 20th Century Fox $16,300,000[1]
2. Auntie Mame Warner Bros. $9,100,000[1]
3. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $7,800,000[1]
4. No Time for Sergeants Warner Bros. $7,500,000[1]
5. Gigi Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $6,700,000[1]
6. The Vikings United Artists $6,000,000[1]
7. Vertigo Paramount Pictures $5,306,000[]
8. The Young Lions 20th Century Fox $4,480,000[]
9. Some Came Running Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $4,442,000[]
10. The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw 20th Century Fox $4,410,000[]

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Gigi - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Best Director: Vincente Minnelli - Gigi
Best Actor: David Niven - Separate Tables
Best Actress: Susan Hayward - I Want to Live!
Best Supporting Actor: Burl Ives - The Big Country
Best Supporting Actress: Wendy Hiller - Separate Tables
Best Foreign Language Film: Mon Oncle (My Uncle), directed by Jacques Tati, France

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: The Defiant Ones
Best Actor: David Niven - Separate Tables
Best Actress: Susan Hayward - I Want to Live!
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Gigi
Best Actor: Danny Kaye - Me and the Colonel
Best Actress: Rosalind Russell - Auntie Mame
Other
Best Director: Vincente Minnelli - Gigi

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Cranes Are Flying (????? ???????, Letyat zhuravli), directed by Mikheil Kalatozishvili, Soviet Union

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

The Rickshaw Man (Muhomatsu no issho), directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, Japan

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Wild Strawberries (Smultronstället), directed by Ingmar Bergman, Sweden

Notable films released in 1958

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film series

Carry On series (1958-1992)

Short film series

Ending this year

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 358-359. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6. 

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