Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Adapted Screenplay - Won
John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, James Poe
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Color Art Direction - Nominated
Ken Adam, Ross Dowd, James Sullivan
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Color Cinematography - Won
Lionel Lindon
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Nominated
Michael Anderson
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Drama or Comedy Score - Won
Victor Young
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Editing - Won
Gene Ruggiero, Paul Weatherwax
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Picture - Won
Michael Todd, Sr.
1956 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Nominated
Michael Anderson
1956 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Director - Nominated
Michael Anderson
1956 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Won
Cantinflas
1956 New York Film Critics Circle
Best Screenplay - Won
S.J. Perelman
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