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1956 14th Golden Globe Awards

Best Picture - Drama
Around the World in 80 Days - Michael Todd
Giant - Henry Ginsberg, George Stevens
Lust for Life - John Houseman
The Rainmaker - Paul Nathan, Hal B. Wallis
War and Peace - Dino De Laurentiis

Best Actor - Drama
Gary Cooper - Friendly Persuasion
Kirk Douglas - Lust for Life
Charlton Heston - The Ten Commandments
Burt Lancaster - The Rainmaker
Karl Malden - Baby Doll

Best Actress - Drama
Carroll Baker - Baby Doll
Ingrid Bergman - Anastasia
Helen Hayes - Anastasia
Audrey Hepburn - War and Peace
Katharine Hepburn - The Rainmaker

Best Picture - Comedy or Musical
Bus Stop - Buddy Adler
The King and I - Charles Brackett
The Opposite Sex - Joe Pasternak
The Solid Gold Cadillac - Fred Kohlmar
The Teahouse of the August Moon - Jack Cummings

Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
Marlon Brando - The Teahouse of the August Moon
Yul Brynner - The King and I
Cantinflas - Around the World in 80 Days
Glenn Ford - The Teahouse of the August Moon
Danny Kaye - The Court Jester

Best Actress - Comedy or Musical
Judy Holliday - The Solid Gold Cadillac
Deborah Kerr - The King and I
Machiko Kyo - The Teahouse of the August Moon
Marilyn Monroe - Bus Stop
Debbie Reynolds - Bundle of Joy

Best Supporting Actor
Eddie Albert - The Teahouse of the August Moon
Earl Holliman - The Rainmaker
Oscar Homolka - War and Peace
Anthony Quinn - Lust for Life
Eli Wallach - Baby Doll

Best Supporting Actress
Mildred Dunnock - Baby Doll
Eileen Heckart - The Bad Seed
Marjorie Main - Friendly Persuasion
Dorothy Malone - Written on the Wind
Patty McCormack - The Bad Seed

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

Best Foreign Films (all winners)
Before Sundown - West Germany
A Girl in Black - Greece
Richard III - England
The Rose on His Arm - Japan
War and Peace - Italy / U.S.A.
The White Reindeer - Finland

Most Promising Female Newcomers
Carroll Baker, Jayne Mansfield, and Natalie Wood

Most Promising Male Newcomers
John Kerr, Paul Newman, and Anthony Perkins

Most Promising Foreign Female Newcomer
Taina Elg

Most Promising Foreign Male Newcomer
Jacques Bergerac

Best Film Promoting International Understanding
Battle Hymn
The Brave One
Friendly Persuasion
The King and I
The Teahouse of the August Moon

Special Music Award
Dimitri Tiomkin

Cecil B. DeMille Award
Mervyn LeRoy

World Female Film Favorite
Kim Novak

World Male Film Favorite
James Dean

Hollywood Film Award
Ronald Reagan

Special Award for Consistent Acting
Elizabeth Taylor