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The 43rd ACADEMY AWARDS: 1970

Darling Lili

  • COSTUME DESIGN -- Donald Brooks, Jack Bear 
  • MUSIC (Original Song Score) -- Music by Henry Mancini; lyrics by Johnny Mercer 
  • MUSIC (Song--Original for the Picture) -- "Whistling Away the Dark," Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer

Love Story

  • ACTOR -- Ryan O'Neal {"Oliver Barrett IV"} 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- John Marley {"Phil Cavilleri"} 
  • ACTRESS -- Ali MacGraw {"Jenny Cavilleri"} 
  • DIRECTING -- Arthur Hiller 
  • Winner: MUSIC (Original Score) -- Francis Lai 
  • BEST PICTURE -- Howard G. Minsky, Producer 
  • WRITING (Story and Screenplay--based on factual material or material not previously published or produced) -- Erich Segal

The Molly Maguires

  • ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Tambi Larsen; Set Decoration: Darrell Silvera

 

 

The 44th ACADEMY AWARDS: 1971

The Conformist

  • WRITING (Screenplay--based on material from another medium) -- Bernardo Bertolucci

Sentinels of Silence

  • Winner: DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject) -- Manuel Arango and Robert Amram, Producers 
  • Winner: SHORT SUBJECT (Live Action) -- Manuel Arango and Robert Amram, Producers

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

  • MUSIC (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score) -- Song Score by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Adaptation Score by Walter Scharf

 

 

The 45th ACADEMY AWARDS: 1972

The Godfather

  • Winner: ACTOR -- Marlon Brando {"Don Vito Corleone"} [NOTE: Mr. Brando refused the award.] 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- James Caan {"Sonny Corleone"} 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Robert Duvall {"Tom Hagen"} 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Al Pacino {"Michael Corleone"} 
  • COSTUME DESIGN -- Anna Hill Johnstone 
  • DIRECTING -- Francis Ford Coppola 
  • FILM EDITING -- William Reynolds, Peter Zinner 
  • MUSIC (Original Dramatic Score) -- Nino Rota  [NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. The Godfather score, composed by Nino Rota, was originally announced as one of the five official nominees. It was later pointed out that portions of the score and the main theme were composed by Rota for his score to the 1958 Italian film, Fortunella. The Music Branch was given this information and re-balloted to determine the fifth nomination. The list of six films they were to choose from were the remaining five of the top ten preliminary listings, plus The Godfather score. The results of the re-balloting was that the fifth nomination became Sleuth, composed by John Addison.]
  • Winner: BEST PICTURE -- Albert S. Ruddy, Producer 
  • SOUND -- Bud Grenzbach, Richard Portman, Christopher Newman 
  • Winner: WRITING (Screenplay--based on material from another medium) -- Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola

Lady Sings the Blues

  • ACTRESS -- Diana Ross {"Billie Holiday"} 
  • ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Carl Anderson; Set Decoration: Reg Allen 
  • COSTUME DESIGN -- Bob Mackie, Ray Aghayan, Norma Koch 
  • MUSIC (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score) -- Adaptation Score by Gil Askey 
  • WRITING (Story and Screenplay--based on factual material or material not previously published or produced) -- Terence McCloy, Chris Clark, Suzanne de Passe

 

 

The 46th ACADEMY AWARDS: 1973

Bang the Drum Slowly

  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Vincent Gardenia {"Dutch Schnell"}

Brother Sun Sister Moon

  • ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Lorenzo Mongiardino, Gianni Quaranta; Set Decoration: Carmelo Patrono Jonathan Livingston Seagull 
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- Jack Couffer 
  • FILM EDITING -- Frank P. Keller, James Galloway

Paper Moon

  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Madeline Kahn {"Trixie Delight"} 
  • Winner: ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Tatum O'Neal {"Addie Loggins"} 
  • SOUND -- Richard Portman, Les Fresholtz 
  • WRITING (Screenplay--based on material from another medium) -- Alvin Sargent

Save the Tiger

  • Winner: ACTOR -- Jack Lemmon {"Harry Stoner"} 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Jack Gilford {"Phil Greene"} 
  • WRITING (Story and Screenplay--based on factual material or material not previously published or produced) -- Steve Shagan

Serpico

  • ACTOR -- Al Pacino {"Frank Serpico"}
  • WRITING (Screenplay--based on material from another medium) -- Waldo Salt, Norman Wexler

 

 

The 47th ACADEMY AWARDS: 1974

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

  • WRITING (Screenplay Adapted from Other Material) -- Screenplay by Mordecai Richler; Adaptation by Lionel Chetwynd

Chinatown

  • ACTOR -- Jack Nicholson {"J. J. Gittes"} 
  • ACTRESS -- Faye Dunaway {"Evelyn Cross Mulwray"} 
  • ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Richard Sylbert, W. Stewart Campbell; Set Decoration: Ruby Levitt 
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- John A. Alonzo 
  • COSTUME DESIGN -- Anthea Sylbert 
  • DIRECTING -- Roman Polanski 
  • FILM EDITING -- Sam O'Steen 
  • MUSIC (Original Dramatic Score) -- Jerry Goldsmith 
  • BEST PICTURE -- Robert Evans, Producer 
  • SOUND -- Bud Grenzbach, Larry Jost 
  • Winner: WRITING (Original Screenplay) -- Robert Towne

The Conversation

  • BEST PICTURE -- Francis Ford Coppola, Producer; Fred Roos, Co-Producer
  • SOUND -- Walter Murch, Arthur Rochester 
  • WRITING (Original Screenplay) -- Francis Ford Coppola

Daisy Miller

  • COSTUME DESIGN -- John Furness

The Godfather Part II

  • ACTOR -- Al Pacino {"Michael Corleone"} 
  • Winner: ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Robert De Niro {"Vito Corleone"} 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Michael V. Gazzo {"Frankie Pentangeli"} 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Lee Strasberg {"Hyman Roth"} 
  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Talia Shire {"Connie Corleone"} 
  • Winner: ART DIRECTION -- Dean Tavoularis, Angelo Graham; Set Decoration: George R. Nelson 
  • COSTUME DESIGN -- Theadora Van Runkle 
  • Winner: DIRECTING -- Francis Ford Coppola *MUSIC (Original Dramatic Score) -- Nino Rota, Carmine Coppola 
  • Winner: BEST PICTURE -- Francis Ford Coppola, Producer; Gray Frederickson and Fred Roos, Co-Producers 
  • Winner: WRITING (Screenplay Adapted from Other Material) -- Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo

The Great Gatsby

  • Winner: COSTUME DESIGN -- Theoni V. Aldredge
  • Winner: MUSIC (Scoring: Original Song Score and Adaptation -or- Scoring: Adaptation) -- Adaptation Score by Nelson Riddle

The Little Prince

  • MUSIC (Scoring: Original Song Score and Adaptation -or- Scoring: Adaptation) -- Song Score by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe; Adaptation Score by Angela Morley and Douglas Gamley 
  • MUSIC (Song) -- "Little Prince," Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

The Longest Yard

  • FILM EDITING -- Michael Luciano

Murder on the Orient Express

  • ACTOR -- Albert Finney {"Hercule Poirot"} 
  • Winner: ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Ingrid Bergman {"Greta Ohlsson"} 
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- Geoffrey Unsworth 
  • COSTUME DESIGN -- Tony Walton 
  • MUSIC (Original Dramatic Score) -- Richard Rodney Bennett WRITING (Screenplay Adapted from Other Material) -- Paul Dehn

Shanks

  • MUSIC (Original Dramatic Score) -- Alex North

 

 

The 48th ACADEMY AWARDS: 1975

The Day of the Locust

  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Burgess Meredith {"Harry"}
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- Conrad Hall

Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough

  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Brenda Vaccaro

Mahogany

  • MUSIC (Original Song) -- "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)," Music by Michael Masser; Lyrics by Gerry Goffin

Nashville

  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Ronee Blakley {"Barbara Jean"} 
  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Lily Tomlin {"Linnea Reese"} 
  • DIRECTING -- Robert Altman 
  • Winner: MUSIC (Original Song) -- "I'm Easy," Music and Lyrics by Keith Carradine 
  • BEST PICTURE -- Robert Altman, Producer

Three Days of the Condor

  • FILM EDITING -- Fredric Steinkamp, Don Guidice

 

 

The 49th ACADEMY AWARDS: 1976

Bugsy Malone

  • MUSIC (Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Adaptation Score) -- Song Score and Adaptation Score by Paul Williams

Face to Face

  • ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE -- Liv Ullmann {"Dr. Jenny Isaksson"} 
  • DIRECTING -- Ingmar Bergman

King Kong

  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- Richard H. Kline SOUND -- Harry Warren Tetrick, William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin, Jack Solomon
  • Winner: SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (Visual Effects) -- Carlo Rambaldi, Glen Robinson, Frank Van der Veer

The Last Tycoon

  • ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Gene Callahan, Jack Collis; Set Decoration: Jerry Wunderlich

Marathon Man

  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Laurence Olivier {"Szell"}

The Shootist

  • ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Robert F. Boyle; Set Decoration: Arthur Jeph Parker

 

 

The 50th ACADEMY AWARDS: 1977

Islands in the Stream

  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- Fred J. Koenekamp

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Tuesday Weld {"Katherine Dunn"}
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- William A. Fraker

Saturday Night Fever

  • ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE -- John Travolta {"Tony Manero"}

Sorcerer

  • SOUND -- Robert Knudson, Robert J. Glass, Richard Tyler, Jean-Louis Ducarme

 

 

The 51st ACADEMY AWARDS: 1978

Days of Heaven

  • Winner: CINEMATOGRAPHY -- Nestor Almendros 
  • COSTUME DESIGN -- Patricia Norris 
  • MUSIC (Original Score) -- Ennio Morricone 
  • SOUND -- John K. Wilkinson, Robert W. Glass, Jr., John T. Reitz, Barry Thomas

Death on the Nile

  • Winner: COSTUME DESIGN -- Anthony Powell

Foul Play

  • MUSIC (Original Song) -- "Ready To Take a Chance Again," Music by Charles Fox; Lyrics by Norman Gimbel

Grease

  • MUSIC (Original Song) -- "Hopelessly Devoted To You," Music and Lyrics by John Farrar

Heaven Can Wait

  • ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE -- Warren Beatty {"Joe Pendleton (alias, Leo Farnsworth, Tom Jarrett)"} 
  • ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Jack Warden {"Max Corkle"} 
  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Dyan Cannon {"Julia Farnsworth"} 
  • Winner: ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Paul Sylbert, Edwin O'Donovan; Set Decoration: George Gaines 
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY -- William A. Fraker 
  • DIRECTING -- Warren Beatty, Buck Henry 
  • MUSIC (Original Score) -- Dave Grusin 
  • BEST PICTURE -- Warren Beatty, Producer 
  • WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) -- Elaine May, Warren Beatty

Pretty Baby

  • MUSIC (Adaptation Score) -- Jerry Wexler

 

 

The 52nd ACADEMY AWARDS: 1979

Star Trek - The Motion Picture

  • ART DIRECTION -- Art Direction: Harold Michelson, Joe Jennings, Leon Harris, John Vallone; Set Decoration: Linda DeScenna
  • MUSIC (Original Score) -- Jerry Goldsmith
  • VISUAL EFFECTS -- Douglas Trumbull, John Dykstra, Richard Yuricich, Robert Swarthe, Dave Stewart, Grant McCune

Starting Over

  • ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE -- Jill Clayburgh {"Marilyn Homberg"}
  • ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -- Candice Bergen {"Jessica Potter"}