Awards

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
(The nomination went to Columbia Studio Music Department head Morris Stoloff.)
Music (scoring), Lost Horizon (1937)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (scoring), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
The Corsican Brothers (1942)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
The Moon and Sixpence (1943)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)
United States War Department, Special Service Division
Citation
Distinguished service as musical director for scoring and conducting United States Army Signal Corps orientation and training films
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
Champion (1949)
National Association for American Composers and Conductors (NAACC)
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Outstanding screen scores
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination
Best original score – motion picture, The Well (1951)

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination and
Academy Award statuette
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
High Noon (1952)

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination and
Academy Award statuette
Music (song), “High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin’)” from High Noon (wrote music)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination and
Golden Globe statuette
Best original score – motion picture, High Noon (1952)

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination and
Academy Award statuette
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
The High and the Mighty (1954)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (song), “The High and the Mighty”
from The High and the Mighty (wrote music)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Special Achievement Award (1954)
Creative musical contribution to the motion picture
Foreign Society of Composers, Paris, France
Honorary life membership
Recognition of his contributions to international amity and understanding via his musical achievement
Loyola University, Nice, France
Music Department award
Independent Church Sacred Music
Award
Foreign Trade Association of Southern California
Certificate
Extraordinary contributions to world trade
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
Giant (1956)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (song), “Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)” from Friendly Persuasion (1956) (wrote music)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination
Best original score – motion picture,
Friendly Persuasion (1956)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Special Achievement Award (1956)
Recognition award for music in motion pictures
Dot Records
Gold record
“Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)” from
Friendly Persuasion (wrote music)
Downbeat magazine
Plaque
Best original song, “Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)” from Friendly Persuasion
Radio-Television Daily
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Song hit of the year, “Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)” from Friendly Persuasion
Loyola University, Los Angeles
Music Department award
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (song), “Wild Is the Wind” from
Wild Is the Wind (1957) (wrote music)

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination and
Academy Award statuette
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
Downbeat magazine
Plaque
Best over-all underscore, The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel nomination
Top Score, The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
Greater Los Angeles Press Club
Scroll of appreciation
The Christophers
Christopher Award
Music score, The Old Man and the Sea
(1958)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (song), “Strange Are the Ways of Love” from
The Young Land (1959) (wrote music)
Ministry of Culture, France
Medallion suspended by scarlet ribbon
Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur
(Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor)
For his contributions to French culture, including sponsoring French composers, introducing their works in the United States, and introducing the music of American composers to France.
Boxoffice magazine
Award
Best composer
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
The Alamo (1960)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (song), “The Green Leaves of Summer” from
The Alamo (wrote music)
B’nai B’rith
(Los Angeles branch)
“Man of the Year” for Music
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination and
Golden Globe statuette
Best original score – motion picture, The Alamo (1960)
Boxoffice magazine
Award
Best composer
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel nomination and award
Top Musical Score, The Alamo
National Cowboy Hall of Fame
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, now known as the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Western Heritage award
Music-motion picture score, The Alamo (1960)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score of a dramatic or comedy picture,
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (song), “Town without Pity” from
Town without Pity (1961) (wrote music)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination and
Golden Globe award (statuette)
Best original score – motion picture,
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination and
Golden Globe award (statuette)
Best original song – motion picture, “Town Without Pity” from Town Without Pity (1961)
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS)
Grammy nomination
Best instrumental theme or song,
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS)
Grammy nomination
Best soundtrack album or recording of score from motion picture or television, The Guns of Navarone
Boxoffice magazine
Award
Best composer
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel nomination
Top Song, “Town Without Pity” from Town Without Pity
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel award
Top Music
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel award
Top Music
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score-substantially original,
55 Days at Peking (1963)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (song), “So Little Time” from
55 Days at Peking (wrote music)
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel nomination
Top Song, “So Little Time” (Peking Theme) from
55 Days at Peking
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel nomination
Top Music
Government of Spain
La Cruz de Caballero de la Orden de Isabel la Católica
The American Institute of Fine Arts
Beverly Hills, California
Diploma
Life membership
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music score-substantially original,
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination and
Golden Globe statuette
Best original score – motion picture,
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Globe nomination and
Golden Globe statuette
Best original song – motion picture, “Circus World” from Circus World (1964)
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Golden Laurel nomination
Music Men
SACEM, Paris, France
Maurice Ravel gold medal
Ministry of Culture, France
Medallion suspended by black ribbon
Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
(Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination
Music (scoring: adaptation and original song score), Tchaikovsky (1971) (wrote adapted score)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Certificate of nomination (the nomination went to the film; Dimitri Tiomkin and Mosfilm Studios were the producers)
Foreign language film, Tchaikovsky
Desert Symphony
Palm Desert, California
Honorary life membership
Opera Reading Club of Hollywood
Plaque and gold card
Life membership
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Western Heritage Wrangler Trustee award
Outstanding contribution to Western motion pictures
Ministry of Culture, France
Medallion suspended by scarlet ribbon
Officier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur
(Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honor)
Max Steiner Music Society
Hall of Fame Award
For Contribution of Distinguished Film Music
 
Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society
Los Angeles
Featured home (twentieth annual homes tour)
Former residence of Dimitri Tiomkin, 333 S. Windsor Blvd.
United States Postal Service
Commemorative stamp
Hollywood Composers series
St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas
Honorary degree
Doctor of Law
Honorary Citizen of Texas

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