|1972||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Original Dramatic Score||Limelight||Won|
|1952||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best Film - Any Source||Limelight||Nominated|
|1947||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Original Screenplay||Monsieur Verdoux||Nominated|
|1940||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Actor||The Great Dictator||Nominated|
|1940||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Original Screenplay||The Great Dictator||Nominated|
by Gary Susman
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