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Academy Award for Best Story

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Academy Award for Best Story - The Oscars

The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1956, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

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1928 - Ben Hecht

The Last Command - Lajos Biró
The Patent Leather Kid - Rupert Hughes
1931 - John Monk Saunders

Doorway to Hell - Rowland Brown
Laughter - Harry D'Arrast, Douglas Doty, Donald Stewart
The Public Enemy - John Bright, Kubec Glasmon
Smart Money - Lucien Hubbard, Joseph Jackson
1932 - Frances Marion

Lady and Gent - Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt
Star Witness - Lucien Hubbard
What Price Hollywood? - Adela St. John
1933 - Robert Lord

The Prizefighter and the Lady - Frances Marion
Rasputin and the Empress - Charles MacArthur
1934 - Arthur Caesar

Hide Out - Mauri Grashin
The Richest Girl in the World - Norman Krasna
1935 - Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur

Broadway Melody of 1936 - Moss Hart
The Gay Deception - Stephen Avery, Don Hartman
Write in Candidate: G-Men - Gregory Rogers (pseudonym of Darryl F. Zanuck)
1936 - Pierre Collings, Sheridan Gibney

Fury - Norman Krasna
The Great Ziegfeld - William McGuire
San Francisco - Robert Hopkins
Three Smart Girls - Adele Commandini
1937 - Robert Carson, William Wellman

Black Legion - Robert Lord
In Old Chicago - Niven Busch
The Life of Emile Zola - Heinz Herald, Geza Herczeg
One Hundred Men and a Girl - Hans Kraly
1938 - Eleanore Griffin, Dore Schary

Alexander's Ragtime Band - Irving Berlin
Angels with Dirty Faces - Rowland Brown
Blockade - John Howard Lawson
Mad About Music - Marcella Burke, Frederick Kohner
Test Pilot - Frank Wead
1939 - Lewis Foster

Bachelor Mother - Felix Jackson
Love Affair - Mildred Cram, Leo McCarey
Ninotchka - Melchior Lengyel
Young Mr. Lincoln - Lamar Trotti
1940 - Benjamin Glazer, John Toldy

Comrade X - Walter Reisch
Edison, the Man - Hugo Butler, Dore Schary
My Favorite Wife - Leo McCarey, Bella Spewack, Samuel Spewack
The Westerner - Stuart Lake
1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan - Harry Segall

Ball of Fire - Thomas Monroe, Billy Wilder
The Lady Eve - Monckton Hoffe
Meet John Doe - Richard Connell, Robert Presnell
Night Train to Munich - Gordon Wellesley
1942 - Emeric Pressburger

Holiday Inn - Irving Berlin
The Pride of the Yankees - Paul Gallico
The Talk of the Town - Sidney Harmon
Yankee Doodle Dandy - Robert Buckner
1943 - William Saroyan

Action in the North Atlantic - Guy Gilpatric
Destination Tokyo - Steve Fisher
The More the Merrier - Frank Ross, Robert Russell
Shadow of a Doubt - Gordon McDonell
1944 - Leo McCarey

A Guy Named Joe - David Boehm, Chandler Sprague
Lifeboat - John Steinbeck
None Shall Escape - Alfred Neumann, Joseph Than
The Sullivans - Edward Doherty, Jules Schermer
1945 - Charles Booth

The Affairs of Susan - Laszlo Gorog, Thomas Monroe
A Medal for Benny - John Steinbeck, Jack Wagner
Objective, Burma! - Alvah Bessie
A Song to Remember - Ernst Marischka
1946 - Clemence Dane

The Dark Mirror - Vladimir Pozner
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers - Jack Patrick
The Stranger - Victor Trivas
To Each His Own - Charles Brackett
1947 - Valentine Davies

A Cage of Nightingales - Georges Chaperot, René Wheeler
It Happened on Fifth Avenue - Herbert Lewis, Frederick Stephani
Kiss of Death - Eleazar Lipsky
Smash Up - The Story of a Woman - Frank Cavett, Dorothy Parker
1948 - Richard Schweizer, David Wechsler

The Louisiana Story - Robert J. Flaherty, Frances H. Flaherty
The Naked City - Marvin Wald
Red River - Borden Chase
The Red Shoes - Emeric Pressburger
1949 - Douglas Morrow

Come to the Stable - Clare Luce
It Happens Every Spring - Valentine Davies, Shirley Smith
Sands of Iwo Jima - Harry Brown
White Heat - Virginia Kellogg
1950 - Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt

Bitter Rice - Giuseppe De Santis, Carlo Lizzani
The Gunfighter - William Bowers, Andre de Toth
Mystery Street - Leonard Spigelglass
When Willie Comes Marching Home - Sy Gomberg
1951 - James Bernard, Paul Dehn

The Bullfighter and the Lady - Budd Boetticher, Ray Nazarro
The Frogmen - Oscar Millard
Here Comes the Groom - Liam O'Brian, Robert Riskin
Teresa -Alfred Hayes, Stewart Stern
1952 - Frank Cavett, Frederic Frank, Theodore St. John

My Son John - Leo McCarey
The Narrow Margin - Martin Goldsmith, Jack Leonard
The Pride of Saint Louis - Guy Trosper
The Sniper - Edward Anhalt, Edna Anhalt
1953 - Dalton Trumbo

Above and Beyond - Beirne Lay
The Captain's Paradise - Alec Coppel
Hondo - Louis L'Amour Little Fugitive - Ray Ashley, Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin
Little Fugitive - Ray Ashley, Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin
1954 - Philip Yordan

Bread, Love and Dreams - Ettore Margadonna
Forbidden Games - François Boyer
Night People - Jed Harris, Tom Reed
There's No Business Like Show Business - Lamar Trotti (posthumous nomination)
1955 - Daniel Fuchs

The Private War of Major Benson - Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher
Rebel Without a Cause - Nicholas Ray
The Sheep Has Five Legs - Jean Marsan, Henri Troyat, Jacques Perret, Henri Verneuil, Raoul Ploquin
Strategic Air Command - Beirne Lay
1956 - Robert Rich (aka Dalton Trumbo)

The Eddie Duchin Story - Leo Katcher
High Society - Edward Burnds, Elwood Ullman
The Proud and the Beautiful - Jean-Paul Sartre
Umberto D - Cesare Zavattini

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