12th Golden Globe Awards

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12th Golden Globe Awards

February 24, 1955

Best Picture:
On The Waterfront

The 12th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film for 1954, were held on February 24, 1955, in the Cocoanut Grove at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California.[1]

Winners

Best Motion Picture - Drama

On The Waterfront directed by Elia Kazan[2]

Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Carmen Jones directed by Otto Preminger[3]

Best performance by an actor in a motion picture - Drama

Marlon Brando - On The Waterfront[4]

Best performance by an actor in a motion picture - Musical or Comedy

James Mason - A Star Is Born[5]

Best performance by an actress in a motion picture - Musical or Comedy

Judy Garland - A Star Is Born[6]

Best performance by an actress in a motion picture - Drama

Grace Kelly - The Country Girl[7]

Best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture

Jan Sterling - The High and the Mighty[8]

Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture

Edmund O'Brien - The Barefoot Contessa[9]

Best Director - Motion Picture

Elia Kazan - On The Waterfront[10]

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Sabrina - Ernest Lehman[11]

Best Foreign Language Film

Genevieve from the United Kingdom

La Mujer de las Camelias from Argentina

No Way Back from West Germany

Twenty-Four Eyes from Japan[12]

Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites)

Gregory Peck

Audrey Hepburn[13]

Special Achievement Award

Walt Disney for artistic merit in The Living Desert[14]

Cecil B. DeMille Award

Jean Hersholt[15]

Cinematography - Color

Brigadoon photographed by Joseph Ruttenberg[16]

Cinematography - Black and White

On The Waterfront photographed by Boris Kaufman[17]

Promoting International Understanding

Broken Lance- directed by Edward Dmytryk[18]

New Star of the Year Actor

(Three way tie)

Carmen Jones - Joe Adams

Four Guns to the Border - George Nader

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Jeff Richards[19]

New Star of the Year Actress

(Three way tie)

The Trouble With Harry - Shirley MacLaine

Phffft! - Kim Novak

The High and the Mighty - Karen Sharpe[20]

Honor Award

John Ford Special "Pioneer" award in the motion picture industry[21]

Honor Award

Herbert Kalmus Special "Pioneer" award for color on the screen[22]

Honor Award

Dimitri Tiomkin or creative musical contribution to Motion Picture[23]

References