Oscar Movies: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), 12 Nominations, 4 Oscars


Oscar Nominations: 12

Picture, produced by Charles K. Feldman
Director: Elia Kazan
Screenplay: Tennessee Williams
Actor: Marlon Brando
Actress: Vivien Leigh
Supporting Actor: Karl Malden
Supporting Actress: Kim Hunter
Art Direction-Set Decoration: (black-and-white): Richard Day; George James Hopkins
Cinematography (b/w): Harry Stradling
Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture: Alex North
Costume Design: Lucinda Ballard
Sound Recording: Nathan Levinson

Oscar Awards: 4

Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress
Art Direction-Set Decoration

Oscar Conetxt

The surprise Oscar winner in 1951 was Minnelli’s musical, “An American in Paris.” The winner of the Best Actor Oscar was Humphrey Bogart for “The African Queen.” The Screenplay Oscar went to A Place in the Sun,” which also won the Best Director for George Stevens.