24th Annual Academy Awards Coverage (1952)

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  • Date of Ceremony: Thursday, March 20, 1952
  • For films released in: 1951
  • Location: RKO Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, California
  • Host(s): Danny Kaye

Oscar®’s 24th ceremony was hosted by Danny Kaye on Thursday, March 20, 1952.

A Streetcar Named Desire led the pack with 12 nominations, though surprises were in store for the ceremony.

Heading into the ceremony, the following film(s) had five or more nominations:

  • A Streetcar Named Desire: 12
  • A Place in the Sun: 9
  • An American in Paris: 8
  • Quo Vadis: 8
  • David and Bathsheba: 5
  • Death of a Salesman: 5
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