24th Directors Guild of America Awards

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24th Directors Guild of America Awards
Date1972 (1972)
CountryUnited States
Presented byDirectors Guild of America
Highlights
Best Director Feature Film:The French ConnectionWilliam Friedkin

The 24th Directors Guild of America Awards, honoring the outstanding directorial achievements in film and television in 1971, were presented in 1972.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Film[edit]

Feature Film

William FriedkinThe French Connection

Television[edit]

Drama Series

Daniel PetrieThe Man and the City for "Hands of Love"

Comedy Series

John RichAll in the Family for "Meet the Bunkers"

Movies for Television and Mini-Series

Buzz KulikBrian's Song

Musical Variety

Timothy Kiley – The Flip Wilson Show

Documentary/News

Phillip Beigel – Anatomy of a Decision: The FBI and the Great American Dream Machine

  • Joel Banow – Louis Armstrong
  • Anthony Messuri – Apollo: A Trip to the Moon

Outstanding Television Director[edit]

  • John Rich

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