Academy Award Winners for 1957

Here are the apples of 1957’s Oscar’s eyes.  My picks are IN BOLD:

BEST PICTURE ~ “THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI
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Peyton Place
Sayonara
Twelve Angry Men
Witness for the Prosecution

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BEST DIRECTOR ~ DAVID LEAN ( for “Bridge on the River Kwai” )
[ ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK ]
Billy Wilder  …………  “Witness for the Prosecution
Joshua Logan  ……  “Sayonara
Mark Robson  …….  “Peyton Place
Sidney Lumet  …….. “Twelve Angry Men

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BEST ACTOR ~ ALEC GUINESS ( for “Bridge on the River Kwai” )
[ BURT LANCASTER ]

Anthony Franciosa  …  “A Hatful of Rain
Anthony Quinn  ……..   “Wild is the Wind
Charles Laughton …    “Witness for the Prosecution
Marlon Brando  …….   “Sayonara

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR ~ RED BUTTONS ( for “Sayonara” )
[ TONY CURTIS ]

Arthur Kennedy ……   “Peyton Place
Russ Tamblyn …….    “Peyton Place
Sessue Hayakawa …  “Bridge on the River Kwai
Vittorio De Sica ……… “A Farewell to Arms

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ~ MIYOSHI UMEKI ( for “Sayonara” )
[ BARBARA NICHOLS ]
Carolyn Jones ….. “Bachelor Party
Diane Varsi ………. “Peyton Place
Elsa Lanchester ….“Witness for the Prosecution
Hope Lange ……… “Peyton Place

See what I mean?

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