Polled by the trade sheet Film Daily, some 1,500 U.S. movie critics picked the screen's best-of-1950. Among their choices:
¶ Actor of the Year: William (Sunset Boulevard) Holden.
¶ Actress of the Year: Gloria (Sunset Boulevard) Swanson, back on the screen with a bang after nine years of retirement.
¶ Producer of the Year: Stanley (The Men) Kramer.
¶ Director of the Year and Writer of the Year: Joseph L. (All About Eve; No Way Out) Mankiewicz.
¶ Cinematographer of the Year: British Cameraman Robert (The Third Man) Krasker.
¶ Drama of the Year: Paramount's Sunset Boulevard....