Awards & Winners

1953 Edgar Award

Check winners and nominations of 1953 Edgar Award. Check awards winners of 1953 Edgar Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1953 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

William Campbell Gault

Honored for : Don't Cry for Me

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
William Campbell Gault Don't Cry for Me
Peggy Bacon The Inward Eye
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Philip MacDonald

Honored for : Something to Hide
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Erle Stanley Gardner

Honored for : The Court of Last Resort
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Jack Webb

Honored for : Dragnet
(Comment: and Michael Meshekoff, Producer)
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Otto Lang, Michael G. Wilson

Honored for : 5 Fingers

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Nominee Nominated Work
Otto Lang 5 Fingers
Michael G. Wilson 5 Fingers
Raven Award

E.T. Guymon Jr

(for his outstanding library of mystery literature)
Edgar Award for Outstanding Mystery Criticism

Anthony Boucher

(New York Times, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine)
Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama

Robert Arthur, Jr., David Kogan

Honored for : The Mysterious Traveler

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Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Arthur, Jr. The Mysterious Traveler
David Kogan The Mysterious Traveler
Edgar Award for Best Play

Frederick Knott

Honored for : Dial M for Murder