Awards & Winners

1952 Edgar Award

Check winners and nominations of 1952 Edgar Award. Check awards winners of 1952 Edgar Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1952 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Mary McMullen

Honored for : Strangle Hold

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Nominee Nominated Work
Mary McMullen Strangle Hold
Lee Herrington Carry My Coffin Slowly
Thurston Scott Cure it with Honey
David William Meredith The Christmas Card Murders
Robert B. Sinclair The Eleventh Hour
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

John Collier

Honored for : Fancies and Goodnights

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Nominee Nominated Work
John Collier Fancies and Goodnights
Wilbur Daniel Steele Full Cargo
Raymond T. Bond Handbook for Poisoners
August Derleth The Memoirs of Solar Pons
Brett Halliday Twenty Great Tales of Murder
Helen McCloy Twenty Great Tales of Murder
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

St. Clair McKelway

Honored for : True Tales from the Annals of Crime and Rascality

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Nominee Nominated Work
St. Clair McKelway True Tales from the Annals of Crime and Rascality
W.T. Brannon Lady: Killers
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Sidney Kingsley, Robert Wyler, Philip Yordan

Honored for : Detective Story

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Nominee Nominated Work
Sidney Kingsley Detective Story
Robert Wyler Detective Story
Philip Yordan Detective Story
John Dickson Carr The Man with a Cloak
Eleazar Lipsky The People Against O'Hara
Edgar Award for Outstanding Mystery Criticism

Lenore Glen Offord

(for best overall mystery reviewing)
Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama

Jack Webb, James E. Moser

Honored for : Dragnet

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Nominee Nominated Work
Jack Webb Dragnet
James E. Moser Dragnet
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Franklin Heller

Honored for : The Web
(Comment: and Goodson-Todman, package producers of the show)
Special Edgars Award

Frederic Dannay, Manfred Lee

Honored for : Queen's Quorum