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            List of years in film       (table)
 1939 .  1940 .  1941 .  1942  . 1943  . 1944  . 1945 
1946 1947 1948 -1949- 1950 1951 1952
 1953 .  1954 .  1955 .  1956  . 1957  . 1958  . 1959 
    In television: 1946 1947 1948 -1949- 1950 1951 1952     
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The year 1949 in film involved some significant events.

Contents

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Samson and Delilah Paramount Hedy Lamarr and Victor Mature $11,500,000
2. Battleground MGM Van Johnson and John Hodiak $5,051,000
3. Jolson Sings Again
Sands of Iwo Jima
Columbia
Republic
Larry Parks
John Wayne
$5,000,000
4. I Was a Male War Bride 20th Century Fox Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan $4,100,000
5. Twelve O'Clock High 20th Century Fox Gregory Peck $4,025,000
6. Pinky 20th Century Fox Jeanne Crain $3,800,000
7. The Heiress Paramount Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift and Miriam Hopkins $3,700,000
8. Little Women MGM June Allyson and Elizabeth Taylor $3,600,000
9. All the King's Men Columbia Broderick Crawford and John Ireland $3,500,000
10. Adam's Rib MGM Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn $3,500,000

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: All the King's Men - Rossen, Columbia
Best Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz - A Letter to Three Wives
Best Actor: Broderick Crawford - All the King's Men
Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland - The Heiress
Best Supporting Actor: Dean Jagger - Twelve O'Clock High
Best Supporting Actress: Mercedes McCambridge - All the King's Men

Golden Globe Awards:

Best Picture: All the King's Men
Best Director: Robert Rossen - All the King's Men
Best Actor: Broderick Crawford - All the King's Men
Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland - The Heiress
Best Foreign Language Film: The Bicycle Thief (Ladri di Biciclette), Italy

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival):

The Third Man, directed by Carol Reed, United Kingdom

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival)

Manon, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, France

Films released in 1949

Serials

Short film series

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