Oscar Movies: Roman Holiday


Oscar Nominations: 10

Picture, produced by William Wyler
Director: William Wyler
Screenplay: Ian McLellan Hunter and John Dighton
Story: Ian McLellan Hunter (fronting for blacklisted Dalton Trumbo)
Actress: Audrey Hepburn
Supporting Actor: Eddie Albert
Cinematography (b/w): Frank Planer and Henry Alekan
Art Direction-Set Decoration (b/w): Hal Pereira and Walter Tyler
Costume Design (b/w): Edith Head
Film Editing: Robert Swink

Oscar Awards: 3

Costume Design

Oscar Context

In 1953, the most nominated picture was Zinnemann's “From Here to Eternity,” with 13 nods, winning 8. “Roman Holiday,” which received 10 nominations and won 3, also competed for the Best Picture Oscar with the Shakespearean adaptation “Julius Ceasar,” the historical epic “The Robe,” and George Stevens' Western “Shane.”