Academy Awards 1978
Best Original Score:
|TV Broadcast, VHS Transfer||John Williams, Close Encounters|
|Format: DVD||Georges Delerue, Julia|
|Total Playing Time: 2:11||Maurice Jarre, Mohammed|
|Date: Dec 8, 2007||Marvin Hamlisch, The Spy Who Loved Me|
|Cat. No. 071||John Williams, STAR WARS|
Download John Williams' acceptance speech here.
John Williams' acceptance speech:"Thank you very much, George Lucas and Gary Kurtz, for the opportunity of composing a score for your marvellous film, and to Lionel Newman, Herb Spencer and the London Symphony Orchestra for a splendid performance and I think a great recording by Eric Tomlinson, and for myself, ladies and gentlemen, my warmest thanks for this very treasured award and marvellous moment. Thank you."
Olivia Newton-John, John Green and Henry Mancini
present the award for Best Original Score.
Olivia Newton-John announces the winner: John Williams for Star Wars
Henry Mancini congratulates the former piano player of many of his albums with a kiss.