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43rd Academy Awards Ceremony (1971)



43rd Academy Awards Ceremony

(1971)

Drama / Family / News

Thursday, April 15, 1971 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

BEST PICTURE
Patton

Airport
Five Easy Pieces
Love Story
MASH 
 
BEST DIRECTOR
Franklin J. Schaffner - Patton

Robert Altman - MASH
Federico Fellini - Satyricon
Arthur Hiller - Love Story
Ken Russell - Women in Love 
 
BEST ACTOR
George C. Scott - Patton (refused)

Melvyn Douglas - I Never Sang for My Father
James Earl Jones - The Great White Hope
Jack Nicholson - Five Easy Pieces
Ryan O'Neal - Love Story  
 
BEST ACTRESS
Glenda Jackson - Women in Love

Jane Alexander - The Great White Hope
Ali McGraw - Love Story
Sarah Miles - Ryan's Daughter
Carrie Snodgress - Diary of a Mad Housewife 
 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
John Mills - Ryan's Daughter

Richard S. Castellano - Lovers and Other Strangers
Chief Dan George - Little Big Man
Gene Hackman - I Never Sang for My Father
John Marley - Love Story  
 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Helen Hayes - Airport

Maureen Stapleton - Airport
Karen Black - Five Easy Pieces
Lee Grant - The Landlord
Sally Kellerman - MASH 
 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Patton - Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North

Five Easy Pieces - Bob Rafelson
Joe - Norman Wexler
Love Story - Erich Segal
My Night at Maud's - Eric Rohmer 
 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
MASH - Ring Lardner Jr.

Airport - George Seaton
I Never Sang for My Father - Robert Woodruff Anderson
Lovers and Other Strangers - Joseph Bologna and David Zelag Goodman
Women in Love - Larry Kramer 
 
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Woodstock

Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Released in English language version under title "Chariots of the Gods?")Jack Johnson
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
Say Goodbye 
 
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Interviews with My Lai Veterans - Joseph Strick, Producer

The Gifts
A Long Way from Nowhere
Oisin
Time Is Running Out 
 
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
The Resurrection of Broncho Billy - John Longenecker

Shut Up...I'm Crying - Robert Siegler, Producer
Sticky My Fingers...Fleet My Feet - John Hancock 
 
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Is It Always Right to Be Right? - Stephen Bosustow Prods., Schoenfeld Films - Nick Bosustow

The Further Adventures of Uncle Sam: Part Two - Haboush Company, Goldstone Films - Robert Mitchell and Dale Case
The Shepherd - Cameron Guess and Associates, Brandon Films - Cameron Guess 
 
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Love Story – Francis Lai

Airport – Alfred Newman (posthumous nomination)
Cromwell – Frank Cordell
Patton – Jerry Goldsmith
I Girasoli – Henry Mancini 
 
BEST ORIGINAL OR ADAPTATION SCORE
Let It BeThe Beatles

The Baby Maker – music by Fred Karlin; lyrics by Tylwyth Kymry
A Boy Named Charlie Brown – music by Rod McKuen, John Scott Trotter; lyrics by Rod McKuen, Bill Meléndez; Al Shean; adaptation score by Vince Guaraldi
Darling Lili – Music by Henry Mancini; lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Scrooge – music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse; arranged/adapted by Ian Fraser and Herbert W. Spencer 
 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"For All We Know" — Lovers and Other Strangers • Music: Fred Karlin • Lyrics: Robb Royer and Jimmy Griffin

"Whistling Away the Dark" — Darling Lili • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Till Love Touches Your Life" — Madron • Music: Riz Ortolani • Lyrics: Arthur Hamilton
"Pieces of Dreams" — Pieces of Dreams • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"Thank You Very Much" — Scrooge • Music and lyrics: Leslie Bricusse 
 
BEST SOUND MIXING
Patton - Douglas O. Williams and Don J. Bassman

Airport - Ronald Pierce and David H. Moriarty
Ryan's Daughter - Gordon K. McCallum and John Bramall
Tora! Tora! Tora! - Murray Spivack and Herman Lewis
Woodstock - Dan Wallin and L. A. Johnson 
 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Cromwell Vittorio Nino Novarese

Airport - Edith Head
Darling Lili - Jack Bear and Donald Brooks
The Hawaiians - Bill Thomas
Scrooge - Margaret Furse 
 
BEST ART DIRECTION
Patton Urie McCleary, Gil Parrondo, Antonio Mateos, Pierre-Louis Thevenet

Airport - Alexander Golitzen, E. Preston Ames, Jack D. Moore, Mickey S. Michaels
The Molly Maguires - Tambi Larsen, Darrell Silvera
Scrooge - Terence Marsh, Bob Cartwright, Pamela Cornell
Tora! Tora! Tora! - Jack Martin Smith, Yoshiro Muraki, Richard Day, Taizoh Kawashima, Walter M. Scott, Norman Rockett, Carl Biddiscombe 
 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Ryan's Daughter - Freddie Young

Patton - Fred J. Koenekamp
Airport - Ernest Laszlo
Tora! Tora! Tora! - Osami Furuya, Sinsaku Himeda, Masamichi Satoh and Charles F. Wheeler
Women in Love - Billy Williams 
 
BEST FILM EDITING
Patton—Hugh S. Fowler

Airport—Stuart Gilmore
MASH—Danford B. Greene
Tora! Tora! Tora!—James E. Newcom, Pembroke J. Herring, Inoue Chikaya
Woodstock—Thelma Schoonmaker 
 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Tora! Tora! Tora! - A. D. Flowers and L. B. Abbott

Patton - Alex Weldon

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion - Italy

First Love - Switzerland
Hoa-Binh - France
Paix sur les champs - Belgium
Tristana - Spain 

IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD

Ingmar Bergman

ACADEMY HONORARY AWARD
ORSON WELLES

PRESENTERS
Burt Bacharach and Angie Dickinson (Best Original Song)
Harry Belafonte and Eva Marie Saint (Best Adapted Screenplay)
Richard Benjamin and Paula Prentiss (Documentary Awards)
Joan Blondell and Glen Campbell (Music Awards)
Jim Brown and Sally Kellerman (Short Subjects Awards)
Genevieve Bujold and James Earl Jones (Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing)
Petula Clark (Best Art Direction and Set Decoration)
Melvyn Douglas (Honorary Award to Lillian Gish)
Lola Falana and Juliet Prowse (Best Visual Effects)
Janet Gaynor and Ryan O'Neal (Best Director)
Goldie Hawn (Best Actor)
John Huston (Honorary Award to Orson Welles)
Shirley Jones and John Marley (Best Sound)
Burt Lancaster (Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to Ingmar Bergman)
Walter Matthau (Best Actress)
Steve McQueen (Best Picture)
Sarah Miles and George Segal (Best Original Screenplay)
Ricardo Montalban and Jeanne Moreau (Best Foreign Language Film)
Merle Oberon (Best Costume Design)
Gregory Peck (Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Frank Sinatra)
Maggie Smith (Best Supporting Actor)
Gig Young (Best Supporting Actress)

PERFORMERS
Glen Campbell ("Pieces of Dreams" from Pieces of Dreams)
Petula Clark ("For All We Know" from Lovers and Other Strangers)
Petula Clark, Sally Kellerman, Burt Lancaster, and Ricardo Montalban ("Thank You Very Much" from Scrooge)
Lola Falana ("Till Love Touches Your Life" from Madron)
Shirley Jones ("Whistling Away the Dark" from Darling Lili )




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