Awards & Winners

1956 Edgar Award

Check winners and nominations of 1956 Edgar Award. Check awards winners of 1956 Edgar Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1956 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

Margaret Millar

Honored for : Beast in View

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Nominee Nominated Work
Margaret Millar Beast in View
Mildred Gordon The Case of the Talking Bug
Gordon Gordon The Case of the Talking Bug
Patricia Highsmith The Talented Mr. Ripley
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Lane Kauffmann

Honored for : The Perfectionist

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Nominee Nominated Work
Lane Kauffmann The Perfectionist
Harold R. Daniels In His Blood
Fred Levon Much Ado About Murder
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Philip MacDonald

Honored for : Dream No More

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Nominee Nominated Work
Philip MacDonald Dream No More
Whit Masterson Invitation to an Accident
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Manly Wade Wellman

Honored for : Dead and Gone: Classic Crimes of North Carolina

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Nominee Nominated Work
Manly Wade Wellman Dead and Gone: Classic Crimes of North Carolina
Robert J. Donovan The Assassins
Lillian de la Torre The Truth about Belle Gunness
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Joseph Hayes

Honored for : The Desperate Hours
Edgar Award for Best Foreign Film

Henri-Georges Clouzot

Honored for : Les Diaboliques
Edgar's Book Jacket Award
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Alvin Sapinsley

Honored for : The Sting Of Death
(Series: Elgin Hour)

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Nominee Nominated Work
Alvin Sapinsley The Sting Of Death
Series: Elgin Hour
Ben Starr Thin Air
Series: Climax