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Academy Awards 1983


Best Original Score:
John Williams

TV Broadcast, VHS Transfer Ravi Shankar/George Fenton, Gandhi
Format: DVD (Thanks to Jos Graumans!) Jerry Goldsmith, Poltergeist
Total Playing Time: 3:00 Marvin Hamlish, Sophie's Choice
Date: March 31, 2005 Jack Nitzsche, An Officer and A Gentleman
Cat. No. 02/010 John Williams, E.T.

Download John Williams' acceptance speech here.

John Williams' acceptance speech:

"Thank you. I feel very lucky to have been asked by Steven Spielberg to compose the score for this very optimistic and loving and beautiful film. And I would like to thank the orchestra here in Hollywood that contributed mightily to this soundtrack. And for me, this is a particular joy. Thank you."

Best Original Score: John Williams
Presenters: Placido Domingo & Cher