Sunday, 8 January 2017

Picture(s) of the Week: The Golden Globes During Hollywood's Golden Age

Billy Wilder accepting the Best Director award for The Lost Weekend (1945) at the 3th Golden Globes on March 30, 1946 at the Knickerbocker Hotel in Los Angeles

John Huston, Jane Wyman and Jack L. Warner at the 6th Golden Globes in 1949. Huston won Best Director for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) and Wyman won Best Actress in a Leading Role for Johnny Belinda (1948).

 Broderick Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge and director Robert Rossen at the 7th Golden Globes on February 23, 1950. They won Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director for All the King's Men (1949). McCambridge also won New Star of the Year — Actress and the film itself won Best Picture.

Jane Wyman and Gilbert Roland at the 9th Golden Globes on February 21, 1952. Wyman won Best Actress — Drama for The Blue Veil (1951).

Marlon Brando with his award for Best Actor Drama for On the Waterfront (1954) at the 12th Golden Globes on February 24, 1955

Jean Simmons, Gregory Peck and Grace Kelly at the 13th Golden Globes on February 23, 1956. Simmons won Best Actress — Musical or Comedy for Guys and Dolls (1955) and Kelly received the Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) Female.

Cantinflas, Elizabeth Taylor and Mike Todd at the 14th Golden Globes on February 28, 1957 at the Cocoanut Grove of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Cantinflas won Best Actor — Musical or Comedy for Around the World in 80 Days (1956).

Producer Buddy Adler, Doris Day and Tony Curtis at the 15th Golden Globes on February 22, 1958. Adler received the Cecil B. DeMille Award and Day and Curtis both won the Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites).

Edward G. Robinson, Susan Kohner and Maurice Chevalier at the 16th Golden Globes on March 5, 1959. Kohner won Most Promising Newcomer — Female and Chevalier received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contribution to the world of entertainment."

Marilyn Monroe holding her award for Best Actress — Musical or Comedy for Some Like It Hot (1959) at the 17th Golden Golden Globes on March 10, 1960

Doris Day and Rock Hudson with their Henrietta Award (World Film Favorite) at the 17th Golden Globes

Judy Garland holding her Cecil B. DeMille Award (with Henry Wilcoxon) at the 19th Golden Globes on March 16, 1961

Rosalind Russell and Cliff Robertson at the 20th Golden Globes on March 5, 1963. Russell won Best Actress — Musical or Comedy for Gypsy (1962).

Samantha Eggar and Omar Sharif at the 23rd Golden Globes on February 28, 1966. Eggar won Best Actress — Drama for The Collector (1965) and Sharif won Best Actor — Drama for Doctor Zhivago (1965).

Natalie Wood and Paul Newman with their Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) at the 23rd Golden Globes in 1966


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Are you looking forward to tonight's Golden Globes? Do you have any personal favorites to win?

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