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6th British Academy Film Awards

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Date  5 March 1953
Best British Film  The Sound Barrier
Most nominations  The Sound Barrier (5)
Best Film  The Sound Barrier
Most awards  The Sound Barrier (3)
Site  Leicester Square Theatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom

The 6th British Academy Film Awards, retroactively known as the British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) (previously the British Film Academy) in 1953, honoured the best films of 1952. The Sound Barrier won the award for Best Film.


Best Film

The Sound Barrier

  • The African Queen
  • Angels One Five
  • The Boy Kumasenu
  • Carrie
  • Casque d'or
  • Cry, The Beloved Country
  • Death of a Salesman
  • Limelight
  • Mandy
  • Miracolo a Milano
  • Los Olvidados
  • Outcast of the Islands
  • Rashomon
  • The River
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Viva Zapata!
  • Best Foreign Actor

    Marlon Brando in Viva Zapata!

  • Humphrey Bogart in The African Queen
  • Fredric March in Death of a Salesman
  • Pierre Fresnay in Dieu a besoin des hommes
  • Francesco Golisano in Miracolo a Milano
  • Best British Actor

    Ralph Richardson in The Sound Barrier

  • Laurence Olivier in Carrie
  • Alastair Sim in Folly to Be Wise
  • Jack Hawkins in Mandy
  • James Hayter in The Pickwick Papers
  • Nigel Patrick in The Sound Barrier
  • Best British Actress

    Vivien Leigh in A Streetcar Named Desire

  • Celia Johnson in I Believe In You
  • Phyllis Calvert in Mandy
  • Ann Todd in The Sound Barrier
  • Best Foreign Actress

    Simone Signoret in Casque d'or

  • Nicole Stephane in Les Enfants Terribles
  • Judy Holliday in The Marrying Kind
  • Edwige Feuillere in Olivia
  • Katharine Hepburn in Pat and Mike
  • Best Documentary Film

  • Royal Journey
  • Best British Film

    The Sound Barrier

  • Angels One Five
  • Cry, The Beloved Country
  • Mandy
  • Outcast of the Islands
  • UN Award

    Cry, The Beloved Country

    Most Promising Newcomer To Film

    Claire Bloom in Limelight

  • Dorothy Tutin in The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Dorothy Alison in Mandy
  • Mandy Miller in Mandy
  • References

    6th British Academy Film Awards Wikipedia

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