Oscar Movies: Greatest Show on Earth, The (1952)


Cecil B. DeMille Productions

Oscar Nominations: 5

Picture, produced by Cecil B. DeMille
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Motion Picture Story: Frederic M. Frank, Theodore St. John, and Frank Cavett
Film Editing: Anne Bauchens
Costume Design (color): Edith Head, Dorothy Jeakins, and Miles White

Oscar Awards: 2

Motion Picture Srory

Oscar Context

The most nominated films in 1952 were Fred Zinnemann's Western “High Noon,” John Huston's Moulin Rouge,” and John Ford's rustic romance “The Quiet Man,” each with 7 nods including Best Picture. The fifth nominee was the historical drama “Ivanhoe,” which received three but lost in each of its categories.