The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, announced the winners of the 1939 Retrospective Hugo Awards at a ceremony on the evening of Thursday, August 14, 2014. 1,307 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot.
The Sword in the Stone, T. H. White (Collins)
“Who Goes There?”, Don A Stuart [John W. Campbell] (Astounding Science-Fiction, August 1938)
“Rule 18”, Clifford D. Simak (Astounding Science-Fiction, July 1938)
BEST SHORT STORY
“How We Went to Mars”, Arthur C. Clarke (Amateur Science Stories, March 1938)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM
The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells. Written by Howard Koch & Anne Froelick; Directed by Orson Welles (The Mercury Theater of the Air, CBS)
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM
John W. Campbell
BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
Imagination! edited by Forrest J Ackerman, Morojo, and T. Bruce Yerke
BEST FAN WRITER
The 1939 Retrospective Hugo Award winners were announced on Thursday evening, August 14, 2014, at the at the ExCel Convention Center in London, England. The ceremony was hosted by Mary Robinette Kowal and Rob Shearman.
The 1939 Retro-Hugo trophy base was designed by Marina Gélineau.
See the Final Ballot Details for a full breakdown of votes, subsequent placements, and nomination counts.