My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Golden Globes 1956

Best Motion Picture – Drama
* Around the World in 80 Days directed by Michael Anderson
Giant directed by George Stevens
Lust for Life directed by Vincente Minnelli
The Rainmaker directed by Joseph Anthony
War and Peace directed by King Vidor

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
* The King and I directed by Walter Lang
Bus Stop directed by Joshua Logan
The Opposite Sex directed by David Miller
The Solid Gold Cadillac directed by Richard Quine
The Teahouse of the August Moon directed by Daniel Mann

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – Drama
* Kirk Douglas – Lust for Life
Gary Cooper – Friendly Persuasion
Charlton Heston – The Ten Commandments
Burt Lancaster – The Rainmaker
Karl Malden – Baby Doll

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role – Drama
* Ingrid Bergman – Anastasia
Carroll Baker – Baby Doll
Helen Hayes – Anastasia
Katharine Hepburn – The Rainmaker
Audrey Hepburn – War and Peace

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – Comedy or Musical
* Cantinflas – Around the World in 80 Days
Marlon Brando – The Teahouse of the August Moon
Yul Brynner – The King and I
Glenn Ford – The Teahouse of the August Moon
Danny Kaye – The Court Jester

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role – Comedy or Musical
* Deborah Kerr – The King and I
Judy Holliday – The Solid Gold Cadillac
Machiko Kyō – The Teahouse of the August Moon
Marilyn Monroe – Bus Stop
Debbie Reynolds – Bundle of Joy

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
* Earl Holliman – The Rainmaker
Eddie Albert – The Teahouse of the August Moon
Oscar Homolka – War and Peace
Anthony Quinn – Lust for Life
Eli Wallach – Baby Doll

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
* Eileen Heckart – The Bad Seed
Mildred Dunnock – Baby Doll
Marjorie Main – Friendly Persuasion
Dorothy Malone – Written on the Wind
Patty McCormack – The Bad Seed

Best Director-Motion Picture
* Elia Kazan – Baby Doll
Michael Anderson – Around the World in 80 Days
Vincente Minnelli – Lust for Life
George Stevens – Giant
King Vidor – War and Peace

Most Promising Newcomer – Male, Three way tie
John Kerr
Paul Newman
Anthony Perkins

Most Promising Newcomer – Female, Three way tie
Carroll Baker
Jayne Mansfield
Natalie Wood

New Foreign Star of the year – Actor
Jacques Bergerac

New Foreign star of the year – Actress
Taina Elg

Best Film Promoting International Understanding
* Battle Hymn directed by Douglas Sirk
Friendly Persuasion directed by William Wyler
The King and I directed by Walter Lang
The Teahouse of the August Moon directed by Daniel Mann