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Annual Academy Awards


- Charlie Chaplin Fragment only-

Format: DVD-R (VHS-Transfer)

Date: April 10, 1972

Total Time: 21 m

Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Host: Jack Lemmon

John Williams
Best Score:
Fiddler on the Roof

Best Picture: French Connection


To Charles Chaplin
for the incalculable effect he has had
in making motion pictures the art form of this century.

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Jack Lemmon, Host

Daniel Taradash, President of the Academy

Sir Charles Chaplin

A Clockwork Orange -- Stanley Kubrick, Producer
Fiddler on the Roof -- Norman Jewison, Producer
* The French Connection -- Philip D'Antoni, Producer
The Last Picture Show -- Stephen J. Friedman, Producer
Nicholas and Alexandra -- Sam Spiegel, Producer

A Clockwork Orange -- Stanley Kubrick
Fiddler on the Roof -- Norman Jewison
* The French Connection -- William Friedkin
The Last Picture Show -- Peter Bogdanovich
Sunday Bloody Sunday -- John Schlesinger

Julie Christie -- McCabe & Mrs. Miller {"Mrs. Constance Miller"}
* Jane Fonda -- Klute {"Bree Daniel"}
Glenda Jackson -- Sunday Bloody Sunday {"Alex Greville"}
Vanessa Redgrave -- Mary, Queen of Scots {"Mary, Queen of Scots"}
Janet Suzman -- Nicholas and Alexandra {"Alexandra"}

Ann-Margret -- Carnal Knowledge {"Bobbie"}
Ellen Burstyn -- The Last Picture Show {"Lois Farrow"}
Barbara Harris -- Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things about Me? {"Allison"}
* Cloris Leachman -- The Last Picture Show {"Ruth Popper"}
Margaret Leighton -- The Go-Between {"Mrs. Maudsley"}

Peter Finch -- Sunday Bloody Sunday {"Dr. Daniel Hirsh"}
* Gene Hackman -- The French Connection {"Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle"}
Walter Matthau -- Kotch {"Joseph P. Kotcher"}
George C. Scott -- The Hospital {"Dr. Herbert Bock"}
Topol -- Fiddler on the Roof {"Tevye"}

Jeff Bridges -- The Last Picture Show {"Duane Jackson"}
Leonard Frey -- Fiddler on the Roof {"Motel"}
Richard Jaeckel -- Sometimes a Great Notion {"Joe Ben Stamper"}
* Ben Johnson -- The Last Picture Show {"Sam the Lion"}
Roy Scheider -- The French Connection {"Buddy Russo"}

The Andromeda Strain -- Art Direction: Boris Leven, William Tuntke; Set Decoration: Ruby Levitt
Bedknobs and Broomsticks -- Art Direction: John B. Mansbridge, Peter Ellenshaw; Set Decoration: Emile Kuri, Hal Gausman
Fiddler on the Roof -- Art Direction: Robert Boyle, Michael Stringer; Set Decoration: Peter Lamont
Mary, Queen of Scots -- Art Direction: Terence Marsh, Robert Cartwright; Set Decoration: Peter Howitt
* Nicholas and Alexandra -- Art Direction: John Box, Ernest Archer, Jack Maxsted, Gil Parrondo; Set Decoration: Vernon Dixon

* Fiddler on the Roof -- Oswald Morris
The French Connection -- Owen Roizman
The Last Picture Show -- Robert Surtees
Nicholas and Alexandra -- Freddie Young
Summer of '42 -- Robert Surtees

Bedknobs and Broomsticks -- Bill Thomas
Death in Venice -- Piero Tosi
Mary, Queen of Scots -- Margaret Furse
* Nicholas and Alexandra -- Yvonne Blake, Antonio Castillo
What's the Matter with Helen? -- Morton Haack

Alaska Wilderness Lake -- Alan Landsburg, Producer
* The Hellstrom Chronicle -- Walon Green, Producer
On Any Sunday -- Bruce Brown, Producer
The RA Expeditions -- Lennart Ehrenborg and Thor Heyerdahl, Producers
The Sorrow and the Pity -- Marcel Ophuls, Producer

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
Adventures in Perception -- Han van Gelder, Producer
Art Is... -- Julian Krainin and DeWitt L. Sage, Jr., Producers
The Numbers Start with the River -- Donald Wrye, Producer
* Sentinels of Silence -- Manuel Arango and Robert Amram, Producers
Somebody Waiting -- Hal Riney, Dick Snider and Sherwood Omens, Producers

The Andromeda Strain -- Stuart Gilmore, John W. Holmes
A Clockwork Orange -- Bill Butler
* The French Connection -- Jerry Greenberg
Kotch -- Ralph E. Winters
Summer of '42 -- Folmar Blangsted

Dodes'ka-Den -- Japan
The Emigrants -- Sweden
* The Garden of the Finzi Continis -- Italy
The Policeman -- Israel
Tchaikovsky -- Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

MUSIC (Original Dramatic Score)
Mary, Queen of Scots -- John Barry
Nicholas and Alexandra -- Richard Rodney Bennett
Shaft -- Isaac Hayes
Straw Dogs -- Jerry Fielding
* Summer of '42 -- Michel Legrand

MUSIC (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score)
Bedknobs and Broomsticks -- Song Score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman; Adaptation Score by Irwin Kostal
The Boy Friend -- Adaptation Score by Peter Maxwell Davies and Peter Greenwell
* Fiddler on the Roof -- Adaptation Score by John Williams
Tchaikovsky -- Adaptation Score by Dimitri Tiomkin
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory -- Song Score by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Adaptation Score by Walter Scharf

MUSIC (Song--Original for the Picture)
"The Age of Not Believing" from Bedknobs and Broomsticks -- Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
"All His Children" from Sometimes a Great Notion -- Music by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"Bless the Beasts & Children" from Bless the Beasts & Children -- Music and Lyrics by Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr.
"Life Is What You Make It" from Kotch -- Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
* "Theme from Shaft" from Shaft -- Music and Lyrics by Isaac Hayes

* The Crunch Bird -- Ted Petok, Producer
Evolution -- Michael Mills, Producer
The Selfish Giant -- Peter Sander and Murray Shostak, Producers

Good Morning -- Denny Evans and Ken Greenwald, Producers
The Rehearsal -- Stephen F. Verona, Producer
* Sentinels of Silence -- Manuel Arango and Robert Amram, Producers

Diamonds Are Forever -- Gordon K. McCallum, John Mitchell, Alfred J. Overton
* Fiddler on the Roof -- Gordon K. McCallum, David Hildyard
The French Connection -- Theodore Soderberg, Christopher Newman
Kotch -- Richard Portman, Jack Solomon
Mary, Queen of Scots -- Bob Jones, John Aldred

* Bedknobs and Broomsticks -- Alan Maley, Eustace Lycett, Danny Lee
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth -- Jim Danforth, Roger Dicken

WRITING (Screenplay--based on material from another medium)
A Clockwork Orange -- Stanley Kubrick
The Conformist -- Bernardo Bertolucci
* The French Connection -- Ernest Tidyman
The Garden of the Finzi Continis -- Ugo Pirro, Vittorio Bonicelli
The Last Picture Show -- Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich

WRITING (Story and Screenplay--based on factual material or material not previously published or produced)
* The Hospital -- Paddy Chayefsky
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion -- Elio Petri, Ugo Pirro
Klute -- Andy Lewis, Dave Lewis
Summer of '42 -- Herman Raucher
Sunday Bloody Sunday -- Penelope Gilliatt

* To Charles Chaplin for the incalculable effect he has had in making motion pictures the art form of this century.

* To JOHN N. WILKINSON of Optical Radiation Corporation for the development and engineering of a system of xenon arc lamphouses for motion picture projection. [Lighting]

* To THOMAS JEFFERSON HUTCHINSON, JAMES R. ROCHESTER and FENTON HAMILTON for the development and introduction of the Sunbrute system of xenon arc lamps for location lighting in motion picture production. [Lighting]
* To PHOTO RESEARCH, A DIVISION OF KOLLMORGEN CORPORATION, for the development and introduction of the film-lens balanced Three Color Meter. [Photography]
* To ROBERT D. AUGUSTE and CINEMA PRODUCTS COMPANY for the development and introduction of a new crystal controlled lightweight motor for the 35mm motion picture Arriflex camera. [Camera]
* To PRODUCERS SERVICE CORPORATION and CONSOLIDATED FILM INDUSTRIES; and to CINEMA RESEARCH CORPORATION and RESEARCH PRODUCTS, INC. for the engineering and implementation of fully automated blow-up motion picture printing systems. [Laboratory]
* To CINEMA PRODUCTS COMPANY for a control motor to actuate zoom lenses on motion picture cameras. [Camera]

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