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1973 Oscars Info
Winners Announced: March 27, 1973
Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
Hosts: Carol Burnett, Michael Caine, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson
Eligibility Year: 1972
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1973 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture Cabaret, Cy Feuer, producer (Allied Artists)
Deliverance, John Boorman, producer (Warner Bros.)
The Emigrants, Bengt Forslund, producer (Warner Bros.)
* The Godfather, Albert S. Ruddy, producer (Paramount)
Sounder, Robert B. Radnitz, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
*Best Actor *Marlon Brando, The Godfather
Michael Caine, Sleuth
Laurence Olivier, Sleuth
Peter O'Toole, The Ruling Class
Paul Winfield, Sounder
*Best Actress *Liza Minelli, Cabaret
Diana Ross, Lady Sings the Blues
Maggie Smith, Travels With My Aunt
Cicely Tyson, Sounder
Liv Ullman, The Emigrants
*Actor in a Supporting Role Eddie Albert, The Heartbreak Kid
James Caan, The Godfather
Robert Duvall, The Godfather
*Joel Grey, Cabaret
Al Pacino, The Godfather
*Actress in a Supporting Role Jeannie Berlin, The Heartbreak Kid
*Eileen Heckart, Butterflies Are Free
Geraldine Page, Pete 'n' Tillie
Susan Tyrrell, Fat City
Shelley Winters, The Poseidon Adventure
*Directing John Boorman, Deliverance
Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather
*Bob Fosse, Cabaret
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Sleuth
Jan Troell, The Emigrants
*Writing Screenplay Based on Material From Another Medium Jay Allen, Cabaret
Lonne Elder, III, Sounder
Julius J. Epstein, Pete 'n' Tillie
*Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather
Jan Troell and Bengt Forslund, The Emigrants
*Writing Original Screenplay Luis Buñuel, story and screenplay in collaboration with Jean-Claude Carrière, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Carl Foreman, Young Winston
*Jeremy Larner, The Candidate
Louis Malle, Murmur of the Heart
Terence McCloy, Chris Clark and Suzanne de Passe, Lady Sings the Blues
*Cinematography Charles B. Lang, Butterflies Are Free
Douglas Slocombe, Travels With My Aunt
Harold E. Stine, The Poseidon Adventure
Harry Stradling, Jr., 1776
*Geoffrey Unsworth, Cabaret
*Art Direction Carl Anderson, art direction; Reg Allen, set decoration, Lady Sings the Blues
Don Ashton, Geoffrey Drake, John Graysmark and William Hutchinson, art direction; Peter James, set decoration, Young Winston
John Box, Gil Parrondo and Robert W. Laing, art direction and set decoration, Travels With My Aunt
William Creber, art direction; Raphael Bretton, set decoration, The Poseidon Adventure
*Rolf Zehetbauer and Jurgen Kiebach, art direction; Herbert Strabel, set decoration, Cabaret
*Sound Bud Grenzbach, Richard Portman and Christopher Newman, The Godfather
*Robert Knudson and David Hildyard, Cabaret
Arthur Piantadosi and Charles Knight, Butterflies Are Free
Richard Portman and Gene Cantamessa, The Candidate
Theodore Soderberg and Herman Lewis, The Poseidon Adventure
*Music Song “Ben,” Ben, Walter Scharf, music; Don Black, lyrics
“Come Follow, Follow Me,” The Little Ark, Fred Karlin, music; Marsha Karlin, lyrics
“Marmalade, Molasses & Honey,” The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, Maurice Jarre, music; Marilyn and Alan Bergman, lyrics
*“The Morning After,” The Poseidon Adventure, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, music and lyrics
“Strange Are the Ways of Love,” The Stepmother, Sammy Fain, music; Paul Francis Webster, lyrics
*Music Original Dramatic Score John Addison, Sleuth
Buddy Baker, Napoleon and Samantha
*Charles Chaplin, Raymond Rasch and Larry Russell, Limelight
John Williams, Images
John Williams, The Poseidon Adventure
*Scoring: Adaptation and Original Score Gil Askey, Lady Sings the Blues
*Ralph Burns, Cabaret
Laurence Rosenthal, Man of La Mancha
*Film Editing *David Bretherton, Cabaret
Frank P. Keller and Fred W. Berger, The Hot Rock
Harold F. Kress, The Poseidon Adventure
Tom Priestley, Deliverance
William Reynolds and Peter Zinner, The Godfather
*Costume Design Anna Hill Johnstone, The Godfather
Bob Mackie, Ray Aghayan and Norma Koch, Lady Sings the Blues
Anthony Mendleson, Young Winston
*Anthony Powell, Travels With My Aunt
Paul Zastupnevich, The Poseidon Adventure
*Short Subjects Animated * A Christmas Carol (Richard Williams Production; American Broadcasting Company Film Services)
Kama Sutra Rides Again (Bob Godfrey Films, Ltd.; Lion International Films)
Tup Tup (Zagreb Film-Corona Cinematografica Production; Manson Distributing)
*Short Subjects Live Action Frog Story (Gidron Productions; Lester A. Schoenfeld Films)
* Norman Rockwell's World . . .An American Dream (Concepts Unlimited; Columbia)
Solo (Pyramid Films; United Artists)
*Documentary Short Subject Hundertwasser's Rainy Day (Argos Films-Peter Schamoni Film Production)
K-Z (Giorgio Treves, producer; Nexus Film S.r.l. Production)
Selling Out (Tadeusz Jaworski, producer; Unit Productions Film)
* This Tiny World (Charles Huguenot van der Linden and Martina Huguenot van der Linden, producers; Charles Huguenot van der Linden Production)
The Tide of Traffic (Humphrey Swingler, producer; BP-Greenpark Production)
*Documentary Feature Ape and Super-Ape (Bert Haanstra Film Production; Netherlands Ministry of Culture, Recreation and Social Welfare)
Malcolm X (Marvin Worth Production; Warner Bros.)
Manson (Robert Hendrickson and Laurence Merrick, producers; Merrick International Pictures)
* Marjoe (Cinema X Production; Cinema 5, Ltd.)
The Silent Revolution (Eckehard Munck, producer; Leonaris Film Production)
*Foreign Language Film The Dawns Here Are Quiet, U.S.S.R.
* The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, France
I Love You Rosa, Israel
My Dearest Señorita, Spain
The New Land, Sweden
*Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award *Rosalind Russell
*Honorary Awards To *Charles S. Boren, leader for 38 years of the industry's enlightened labor relations and architect of its policy of nondiscrimination
To *Edward G. Robinson who achieved greatness as a player, a patron of the arts and a dedicated citizen . . .in sum, a Renaissance man
*Special Achievement Award *(Not necessarily given each year)
*Visual Effects *L. B. Abbott and A. D. Flowers, The Poseidon Adventure


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