/Noreascon Four/ The 62nd Worldcon Boston, Massachusetts USA, Tellus, Sol Noreascon Four Retrospective Hugo for Work Done in 1953 Detailed Results *Registration rates * Events Exhibits Guests of Honor Hotels/Facilities Hugo Awards Hugo Winners Retro Hugo Winners Hugo Ceremony Hugo FAQ Nominees Retro Hugo Ceremony Membership Info Member Services Press Program Publications Travel & Tourism World Science Fiction Society About Noreascon 4 Committee Contact Us Discussions Frequently Asked Questions Search & Site Map Volunteers Web Logs What's New /Address inquiries to/ *Noreascon Four* P.O. Box 1010 Framingham, MA 01701 617-776-3243 /(fax)/ info@noreascon.org Complete statistics for the preferential ballot format used for Retrospective Hugo tabulation follow. 843 ballots were received of which 2 were invalid. We also have posted complete Retro Hugo nomination details ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Novel * --- 633 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 167 167 197 233 360 Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement 134 135 158 192 238 Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke 121 121 149 189 More than Human by Theodore Sturgeon 105 106 114 The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov 98 98 No Award 8 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 559 ballots rank Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury higher than No Award 16 ballots rank No Award higher than Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke 184 184 239 320 Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement 156 157 205 263 The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov 136 136 159 More than Human by Theodore Sturgeon 129 130 No Award 8 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement 201 202 297 The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov 194 194 278 More than Human by Theodore Sturgeon 189 190 No Award 9 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov 303 More than Human by Theodore Sturgeon 255 No Award 12 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ More than Human by Theodore Sturgeon 478 No Award 16 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Novella * --- 479 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish 171 173 178 199 251 "Three Hearts and Three Lions" by Poul Anderson 134 134 149 161 187 "...And My Fear is Great..." by Theodore Sturgeon 71 71 74 93 "The Rose" by Charles L. Harness 58 58 58 "Un-Man" by Poul Anderson 31 31 No Award 14 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 390 ballots rank "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish higher than No Award 18 ballots rank No Award higher than "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ "Three Hearts and Three Lions" by Poul Anderson 188 188 213 "...And My Fear is Great..." by Theodore Sturgeon 118 119 128 "The Rose" by Charles L. Harness 82 82 82 "Un-Man" by Poul Anderson 47 48 No Award 15 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ "...And My Fear is Great..." by Theodore Sturgeon 171 172 235 "Un-Man" by Poul Anderson 111 112 131 "The Rose" by Charles L. Harness 106 106 No Award 18 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ "Un-Man" by Poul Anderson 192 "The Rose" by Charles L. Harness 157 No Award 20 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ "The Rose" by Charles L. Harness 288 No Award 24 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Novelette * --- 464 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ "Earthman, Come Home" by James Blish 164 164 180 205 265 "Second Variety" by Philip K. Dick 107 108 118 134 150 "The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound" by P Anderson & G R. Dickson 75 76 82 94 "Sam Hall" by Poul Anderson 55 55 60 "The Wall Around the World" by Theodore Cogswell 45 45 No Award 18 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 381 ballots rank "Earthman, Come Home" by James Blish higher than No Award 24 ballots rank No Award higher than "Earthman, Come Home" by James Blish "Earthman, Come Home" by James Blish is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ "Second Variety" by Philip K. Dick 146 147 178 210 "The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound" by P Anderson & G R. Dickson 109 110 127 168 "Sam Hall" by Poul Anderson 82 82 91 "The Wall Around the World" by Theodore Cogswell 72 72 No Award 21 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ "The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound" by P Anderson & G R. Dickson 144 145 198 "Sam Hall" by Poul Anderson 115 117 150 "The Wall Around the World" by Theodore Cogswell 112 112 No Award 23 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ "Sam Hall" by Poul Anderson 193 "The Wall Around the World" by Theodore Cogswell 154 No Award 25 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ "The Wall Around the World" by Theodore Cogswell 292 No Award 30 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Short Story * --- 562 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ "The Nine Billion Names of God" by Arthur C. Clarke 288 "It's a Good Life" by Jerome Bixby 99 "A Saucer of Loneliness" by Theodore Sturgeon 67 "Star Light, Star Bright" by Alfred Bester 59 "The Seventh Victim" by Robert Sheckley 34 No Award 15 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 515 ballots rank "The Nine Billion Names of God" by Arthur C. Clarke higher than No Award 17 ballots rank No Award higher than "The Nine Billion Names of God" by Arthur C. Clarke "The Nine Billion Names of God" by Arthur C. Clarke is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ "It's a Good Life" by Jerome Bixby 185 185 202 253 "Star Light, Star Bright" by Alfred Bester 146 147 162 217 "A Saucer of Loneliness" by Theodore Sturgeon 97 99 120 "The Seventh Victim" by Robert Sheckley 58 58 No Award 18 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ "Star Light, Star Bright" by Alfred Bester 226 227 260 "A Saucer of Loneliness" by Theodore Sturgeon 137 139 179 "The Seventh Victim" by Robert Sheckley 88 88 No Award 19 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ "A Saucer of Loneliness" by Theodore Sturgeon 233 "The Seventh Victim" by Robert Sheckley 160 No Award 23 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ "The Seventh Victim" by Robert Sheckley 347 No Award 24 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Related Book * --- 393 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ Conquest of the Moon by Wernher von Braun, Fred L. Whipple & Willy Ley 179 180 189 Science-Fiction Handbook by L. Sprague de Camp 148 149 180 Modern Science Fiction: Its Meaning and Its Future by Reginald Bretnor 44 44 No Award 22 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 315 ballots rank Conquest of the Moon by Wernher von Braun, Fred L. Whipple & Willy Ley higher than No Award 32 ballots rank No Award higher than Conquest of the Moon by Wernher von Braun, Fred L. Whipple & Willy Ley Conquest of the Moon by Wernher von Braun, Fred L. Whipple & Willy Ley is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ Science-Fiction Handbook by L. Sprague de Camp 227 Modern Science Fiction: Its Meaning and Its Future by Reginald Bretnor 84 No Award 24 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ Modern Science Fiction: Its Meaning and Its Future by Reginald Bretnor 240 No Award 28 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Professional Editor * --- 493 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ John W. Campbell, Jr. 237 238 258 Frederik Pohl 78 78 88 H. L. Gold 56 56 63 Anthony Boucher 55 55 59 Donald A. Wollheim 51 51 No Award 16 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 428 ballots rank John W. Campbell, Jr. higher than No Award 20 ballots rank No Award higher than John W. Campbell, Jr. John W. Campbell, Jr. is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ Frederik Pohl 138 138 165 239 Anthony Boucher 97 97 146 182 Donald A. Wollheim 117 117 132 H. L. Gold 95 96 No Award 16 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ Donald A. Wollheim 176 176 212 Anthony Boucher 122 122 190 H. L. Gold 115 116 No Award 18 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ Anthony Boucher 187 H. L. Gold 168 No Award 18 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ H. L. Gold 324 No Award 18 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Professional Artist * --- 484 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ Chesley Bonestell 148 148 173 197 246 Frank Kelly Freas 148 148 157 177 201 Richard Powers 65 65 77 87 Virgil Finlay 54 55 60 Ed Emshwiller 53 53 No Award 16 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 389 ballots rank Chesley Bonestell higher than No Award 22 ballots rank No Award higher than Chesley Bonestell Chesley Bonestell is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ Frank Kelly Freas 195 195 215 259 Ed Emshwiller 86 86 115 169 Virgil Finlay 85 86 105 Richard Powers 84 84 No Award 16 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ Virgil Finlay 142 143 188 Ed Emshwiller 134 134 180 Richard Powers 113 113 No Award 21 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ Ed Emshwiller 216 Richard Powers 158 No Award 21 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ Richard Powers 323 No Award 25 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form) * --- 577 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ The War of the Worlds 259 259 267 281 Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2 th Century 218 220 223 229 It Came from Outer Space 32 32 40 48 Invaders from Mars 30 30 31 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 22 22 No Award 16 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 499 ballots rank The War of the Worlds higher than No Award 30 ballots rank No Award higher than The War of the Worlds The War of the Worlds is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2 th Century 306 It Came from Outer Space 92 Invaders from Mars 57 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 57 No Award 21 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ It Came from Outer Space 186 188 239 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 121 122 141 Invaders from Mars 89 89 No Award 46 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 194 197 Invaders from Mars 158 160 No Award 52 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ Invaders from Mars 301 No Award 65 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Fanzine * --- 269 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ Slant, ed. Walter Willis; art editor James White 70 75 88 89 115 Science Fiction Newsletter, ed. Bob Tucker 74 77 87 87 103 Hyphen, ed. Chuck Harris & Walter Willis 32 37 48 48 No Award 44 44 44 Quandry, ed. Lee Hoffman 35 36 Sky Hook, ed. Redd Boggs 14 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 189 ballots rank Slant, ed. Walter Willis; art editor James White higher than No Award 45 ballots rank No Award higher than Slant, ed. Walter Willis; art editor James White Slant, ed. Walter Willis; art editor James White is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ Science Fiction Newsletter, ed. Bob Tucker 96 106 106 128 Hyphen, ed. Chuck Harris & Walter Willis 55 62 63 83 Quandry, ed. Lee Hoffman 44 47 47 No Award 44 44 Sky Hook, ed. Redd Boggs 20 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ Quandry, ed. Lee Hoffman 78 97 97 Hyphen, ed. Chuck Harris & Walter Willis 78 91 92 No Award 45 45 Sky Hook, ed. Redd Boggs 34 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ Hyphen, ed. Chuck Harris & Walter Willis 117 Sky Hook, ed. Redd Boggs 57 No Award 45 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ Sky Hook, ed. Redd Boggs 141 No Award 48 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Best Fan Writer * --- 310 ballots counted ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_first place:_/ Bob Tucker 86 86 94 95 133 Walter A. Willis 86 89 93 93 115 James White 72 73 76 76 No Award 44 44 44 Lee Hoffman 15 17 Redd Boggs 7 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apply the No Award test: 227 ballots rank Bob Tucker higher than No Award 44 ballots rank No Award higher than Bob Tucker Bob Tucker is confirmed as winner... ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_second place:_/ Walter A. Willis 105 109 128 129 James White 103 107 118 118 No Award 45 45 46 Lee Hoffman 32 36 Redd Boggs 13 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_third place:_/ James White 151 Lee Hoffman 65 No Award 45 Redd Boggs 26 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fourth place:_/ Lee Hoffman 140 No Award 45 Redd Boggs 39 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ /_fifth place:_/ Redd Boggs 153 No Award 45 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ MCFI, 2001-2006. All rights to content reserved to Massachusetts Convention Fandom, Incorporated, unless otherwise indicated. For further details, read the fine print . This page maintained by webmaster@noreascon.org .