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64th
Annual Academy Awards

(1991)


Format: DVD-R (VHS-Transfer)

Date: March 30, 1992

Total Time: 2 h 35 m

Venue: The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Host: Billy Crystal


John Williams
Best Score Nomination:
JFK
Best Song Nomination:
When You're Alone

Best Picture: Silence of the Lambs



Billy Crystal



Jack Palance is doing push-ups.



Steven Spielberg presents his friend...


...George Lucas with the Irving G. Thalberg Award.


The crew of Space Shuttle Atlantis congratulates visionary George Lucas.



Nominated for Best Song: "When You're Alone" sung by...


...Amber Scott.









BEST PICTURE
1991 (64th) BEST PICTURE
Beauty and the Beast -- Don Hahn, Producer
Bugsy -- Mark Johnson, Barry Levinson and Warren Beatty, Producers
JFK -- A. Kitman Ho and Oliver Stone, Producers
The Prince of Tides -- Barbra Streisand and Andrew Karsch, Producers
* The Silence of the Lambs -- Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt and Ron Bozman, Producers

DIRECTING
1991 (64th) DIRECTING
Boyz N the Hood -- John Singleton
Bugsy -- Barry Levinson
JFK -- Oliver Stone
* The Silence of the Lambs -- Jonathan Demme
Thelma & Louise -- Ridley Scott

ACTRESS -- LEADING ROLE
1991 (64th) ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Geena Davis -- Thelma & Louise {"Thelma"}
Laura Dern -- Rambling Rose {"Rose"}
* Jodie Foster -- The Silence of the Lambs {"Clarice Starling"}
Bette Midler -- For the Boys {"Dixie Leonard"}
Susan Sarandon -- Thelma & Louise {"Louise"}

ACTRESS -- SUPPORTING ROLE
1991 (64th) ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Diane Ladd -- Rambling Rose {"Mother"}
Juliette Lewis -- Cape Fear {"Danielle Bowden"}
Kate Nelligan -- The Prince of Tides {"Lila Wingo Newbury"}
* Mercedes Ruehl -- The Fisher King {"Anne"}
Jessica Tandy -- Fried Green Tomatoes {"Ninny Threadgoode"}

ACTOR -- LEADING ROLE
1991 (64th) ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Warren Beatty -- Bugsy {"Bugsy Siegel"}
Robert De Niro -- Cape Fear {"Max Cady"}
* Anthony Hopkins -- The Silence of the Lambs {"Dr. Hannibal Lecter"}
Nick Nolte -- The Prince of Tides {"Tom Wingo"}
Robin Williams -- The Fisher King {"Parry"}

ACTOR -- SUPPORTING ROLE
1991 (64th) ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Tommy Lee Jones -- JFK {"Clay Shaw"}
Harvey Keitel -- Bugsy {"Mickey Cohen"}
Ben Kingsley -- Bugsy {"Meyer Lansky"}
Michael Lerner -- Barton Fink {"Jack Lipnick"}
* Jack Palance -- City Slickers {"Curly"}

ART DIRECTION
1991 (64th) ART DIRECTION
Barton Fink -- Art Direction: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
* Bugsy -- Art Direction: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
The Fisher King -- Art Direction: Mel Bourne; Set Decoration: Cindy Carr
Hook -- Art Direction: Norman Garwood; Set Decoration: Garrett Lewis
The Prince of Tides -- Art Direction: Paul Sylbert; Set Decoration: Caryl Heller

CINEMATOGRAPHY
1991 (64th) CINEMATOGRAPHY
Bugsy -- Allen Daviau
* JFK -- Robert Richardson
The Prince of Tides -- Stephen Goldblatt
Terminator 2: Judgment Day -- Adam Greenberg
Thelma & Louise -- Adrian Biddle

COSTUME DESIGN
1991 (64th) COSTUME DESIGN
The Addams Family -- Ruth Myers
Barton Fink -- Richard Hornung
* Bugsy -- Albert Wolsky
Hook -- Anthony Powell
Madame Bovary -- Corinne Jorry

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
1991 (64th) DOCUMENTARY (Feature)
Death on the Job -- Vince DiPersio and William Guttentag, Producers
Doing Time: Life Inside the Big House -- Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond, Producers
* In the Shadow of the Stars -- Allie Light and Irving Saraf, Producers
The Restless Conscience -- Hava Kohav Beller, Producer
Wild by Law -- Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey, Producers

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
1991 (64th) DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
Birdnesters of Thailand (aka 'Shadow Hunters') -- Eric Valli and Alain Majani, Producers
* Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons and Our Environment -- Debra Chasnoff, Producer
A Little Vicious -- Immy Humes, Producer
The Mark of the Maker -- David McGowan, Producer
Memorial: Letters from American Soldiers -- Bill Couturiť and Bernard Edelman, Producers

FILM EDITING
1991 (64th) FILM EDITING
The Commitments -- Gerry Hambling
* JFK -- Joe Hutshing, Pietro Scalia
The Silence of the Lambs -- Craig McKay
Terminator 2: Judgment Day -- Conrad Buff, Mark Goldblatt, Richard A. Harris
Thelma & Louise -- Thom Noble

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
1991 (64th) FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Children of Nature -- Iceland
The Elementary School -- Czechoslovakia
* Mediterraneo -- Italy
The Ox -- Sweden
Raise the Red Lantern -- Hong Kong

HONORARY AWARD
1991 (64th) HONORARY AWARD
* To Satyajit Ray, in recognition of his rare mastery of the art of motion pictures, and of his profound humanitarian outlook, which has had an indelible influence on filmmakers and audiences throughout the world.
AWARD OF COMMENDATION
* To Pete Comandini, Richard T. Dayton, Donald Hagans and Richard T. Ryan of YCM Laboratories for the creation and development of a motion picture film restoration process using liquid gate and registration correction on a contact printer.
MEDAL OF COMMENDATION
* To Richard J. Stumpf for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
* To Joseph Westheimer for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
1991 (64th) IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
* George Lucas

MAKEUP
1991 (64th) MAKEUP
Hook -- Christina Smith, Monty Westmore, Greg Cannom
Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country -- Michael Mills, Edward French, Richard Snell
* Terminator 2: Judgment Day -- Stan Winston, Jeff Dawn

MUSIC (SCORING)
1991 (64th) MUSIC (Original Score)
* Beauty and the Beast -- Alan Menken
Bugsy -- Ennio Morricone
The Fisher King -- George Fenton
JFK -- John Williams
The Prince of Tides -- James Newton Howard

MUSIC (SONG)
1991 (64th) MUSIC (Original Song)
"Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast -- Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
* "Beauty and the Beast" from Beauty and the Beast -- Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
"Belle" from Beauty and the Beast -- Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
"(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves -- Music by Michael Kamen; Lyric by Bryan Adams and Robert John Lange
"When You're Alone" from Hook -- Music by John Williams; Lyric by Leslie Bricusse

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL (BONNER MEDAL)
1991 (64th) MEDAL OF COMMENDATION
* To Richard J. Stumpf for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
* To Joseph Westheimer for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL (GORDON E. SAWYER AWARD)
1991 (64th) GORDON E. SAWYER AWARD
* Ray Harryhausen

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL (SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING AWARD)
1991 (64th) SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Scientific and Engineering Award)
* To IAIN NEIL for the optical design; ALBERT SAIKI for the mechanical design; and PANAVISION, INCORPORATED, for the concept and development of the Primo Zoom Lens for 35mm cinematography. [Lenses and Filters]
* To GEORG THOMA for the design; HEINZ FEIERLEIN and the ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF SACHTLER AG for the development of a range of fluid tripod heads. [Stage Operations]
* To HARRY J. BAKER for the design and development of the first full fluidaction tripod head with adjustable degrees of viscous drag. [Stage Operations]
* To GUIDO CARTONI for his pioneering work in developing the technology to achieve selectable and repeatable viscous drag modules in fluid tripod heads. [Stage Operations]
* To RAY FEENEY, RICHARD KEENEY and RICHARD J. LUNDELL for the software development and adaptation of the Solitaire Film Recorder that provides a flexible, cost-effective film recording system. [Systems]
* To FAZ FAZAKAS, BRIAN HENSON, DAVE HOUSMAN, PETER MILLER and JOHN STEPHENSON for the development of the Henson Performance Control System. [Systems]
* To MARIO CELSO for his pioneering work in the design, development and manufacture of equipment for carbon arc and xenon power supplies and igniters used in motion picture projection. [Lighting]
* To RANDY CARTWRIGHT, DAVID B. COONS, LEM DAVIS, THOMAS HAHN, JAMES HOUSTON, MARK KIMBALL, DYLAN W. KOHLER, PETER NYE, MICHAEL SHANTZIS, DAVID F. WOLF and the WALT DISNEY FEATURE ANIMATION DEPARTMENT for the design and development of the 'CAPS' production system for feature film animation. [Systems]
* To GEORGE WORRALL for the design, development and manufacture of the Worrall geared camera head for motion picture production. [Stage Operations]

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL (SPECIAL AWARDS)
1991 (64th) AWARD OF COMMENDATION
* To Pete Comandini, Richard T. Dayton, Donald Hagans and Richard T. Ryan of YCM Laboratories for the creation and development of a motion picture film restoration process using liquid gate and registration correction on a contact printer.

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL (TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD)
1991 (64th) SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Technical Achievement Award)
* To ROBERT W. STOKER, JR., for the design and development of a cobweb gun, for applying non-toxic cobweb effects on motion picture sets with both safety and ease of operation. [Stage Operations]
* To JAMES DOYLE for the design and development of the Dry Fogger, which uses liquid nitrogen to produce a safe, dense, low-hanging fog effects. [Stage Operations]
* To DICK CAVDEK, STEVE HAMERSKI and OTTO NEMENZ INTERNATIONAL, INCORPORATED for the opto-mechanical design and development of the Canon/Nemenz Zoom Lens. [Lenses and Filters]
* To KEN ROBINGS and CLAIRMONT CAMERA for the opto-mechanical design and development of the Canon/Clairmont Camera Zoom Lens. [Lenses and Filters]
* To CENTURY PRECISION OPTICS for the opto-mechanical design and development of the Canon/Century Precision Optics Zoom Lens. [Lenses and Filters]

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
1991 (64th) SHORT FILM (Animated)
Blackfly -- Christopher Hinton
* Manipulation -- Daniel Greaves
Strings -- Wendy Tilby

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
1991 (64th) SHORT FILM (Live Action)
Birch Street Gym -- Stephen Kessler, Thomas R. Conroy
Last Breeze of Summer -- David M. Massey
* Session Man -- Seth Winston, Rob Fried

SOUND
1991 (64th) SOUND
Backdraft -- Gary Summers, Randy Thom, Gary Rydstrom, Glenn Williams
Beauty and the Beast -- Terry Porter, Mel Metcalfe, David J. Hudson, Doc Kane
JFK -- Michael Minkler, Gregg Landaker, Tod A. Maitland
The Silence of the Lambs -- Tom Fleischman, Christopher Newman
* Terminator 2: Judgment Day -- Tom Johnson, Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers, Lee Orloff

SOUND EDITING
1991 (64th) SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
Backdraft -- Gary Rydstrom, Richard Hymns
Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country -- George Watters II, F. Hudson Miller
* Terminator 2: Judgment Day -- Gary Rydstrom, Gloria S. Borders

VISUAL EFFECTS
1991 (64th) VISUAL EFFECTS
Backdraft -- Mikael Salomon, Allen Hall, Clay Pinney, Scott Farrar
Hook -- Eric Brevig, Harley Jessup, Mark Sullivan, Michael Lantieri
* Terminator 2: Judgment Day -- Dennis Muren, Stan Winston, Gene Warren, Jr., Robert Skotak

WRITING
1991 (64th) WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Europa Europa -- Agnieszka Holland
Fried Green Tomatoes -- Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski
JFK -- Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar
The Prince of Tides -- Pat Conroy, Becky Johnston
* The Silence of the Lambs -- Ted Tally

WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Boyz N the Hood -- John Singleton
Bugsy -- James Toback
The Fisher King -- Richard LaGravenese
Grand Canyon -- Lawrence Kasdan, Meg Kasdan
* Thelma & Louise -- Callie Khouri


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