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1974 Oscars 46th Academy Awards
Winners Announced: April 2, 1974
Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
Hosts: John Huston, Diana Ross, Burt Reynolds, David Niven
Eligibility Year: 1973
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OSCAR TRIVIA: Tatum O’Neal, age 10, was the youngest person to ever win an Oscar.
1974 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture American Graffiti, Francis Ford Coppola, producer; Gary Kurtz, co-producer (Universal)
Cries and Whispers, Ingmar Bergman, producer (New World Pictures)
The Exorcist, William Peter Blatty, producer (Warner Bros.)
* The Sting, Tony Bill, Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips, producers (Universal)
A Touch of Class, Melvin Frank, producer (Avco Embassy)
*Best Actor Marlon Brando, Last Tango in Paris
*Jack Lemmon, Save the Tiger
Jack Nicholson, The Last Detail
Al Pacino, Serpico
Robert Redford, The Sting
*Best Actress Ellen Burstyn, The Exorcist
*Glenda Jackson, A Touch of Class
Marsha Mason, Cinderella Liberty
Barbra Streisand, The Way We Were
Joanne Woodward, Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
*Actor in a Supporting Role Vincent Gardenia, Bang the Drum Slowly
Jack Gilford, Save the Tiger
*John Houseman, The Paper Chase
Jason Miller, The Exorcist
Randy Quaid, The Last Detail
*Actress in a Supporting Role Linda Blair, The Exorcist
Candy Clark, American Graffiti
Madeline Kahn, Paper Moon
*Tatum O'Neal, Paper Moon
Sylvia Sidney, Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
*Directing Ingmar Bergman, Cries and Whispers
Bernardo Bertolucci, Last Tango in Paris
William Friedkin, The Exorcist
*George Roy Hill, The Sting
George Lucas, American Graffiti
*Writing Screenplay Based on Material From Another Medium *William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist
James Bridges, The Paper Chase
Waldo Salt and Norman Wexler, Serpico
Alvin Sargent, Paper Moon
Robert Towne, The Last Detail
*Writing Original Screenplay Ingmar Bergman, Cries and Whispers
Melvin Frank and Jack Rose, A Touch of Class
George Lucas, Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck, American Grafitti
Steve Shagan, Save the Tiger
*David S. Ward, The Sting
*Cinematography Jack Couffer, Jonathan Livingston Seagull
*Sven Nykvist, Cries and Whispers
Owen Roizman, The Exorcist
Harry Stradling, Jr., The Way We Were
Robert Surtees, The Sting
*Art Direction *Henry Bumstead, art direction; James Payne, set decoration, The Sting
Stephen Grimes, art direction; William Kiernan, set decoration, The Way We Were
Philip Jefferies, art direction; Robert de Vestel, set decoration, Tom Sawyer
Bill Malley, art direction; Jerry Wunderlich, set decoration, The Exorcist
Lorenzo Mongiardino and Gianni Quaranta, art direction; Carmelo Patrono, set decoration, Brother Sun Sister Moon
*Sound *Robert Knudson and Chris Newman, The Exorcist
Donald O. Mitchell and Lawrence O. Jost, The Paper Chase
Ronald K. Pierce and Robert Bertrand, The Sting
Richard Portman and Les Fresholtz, Paper Moon
Richard Portman and Lawrence O. Jost, The Day of the Dolphin
*Music Song “All That Love Went to Waste,” A Touch of Class, George Barrie, music; Sammy Cahn, lyrics
“Live and Let Die,” Live and Let Die, Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney, music and lyrics
“Love,” Robin Hood, George Bruns, music; Floyd Huddleston, lyrics
“Nice to Be Around,” Cinderella Liberty, John Williams, music; Paul Williams, lyrics
*“The Way We Were,” The Way We Were, Marvin Hamlisch, music; Alan and Marilyn Bergman, lyrics
*Music Original Dramatic Score John Cameron, A Touch of Class
Georges Delerue, The Day of the Dolphin
Jerry Goldsmith, Papillon
*Marvin Hamlisch, The Way We Were
John Williams, Cinderella Liberty
*Music Scoring: Original Song Score and Adaptation or Scoring: Adaptation *Marvin Hamlisch, The Sting
André Previn, Herbert Spencer and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, song; John Williams, adaptation, Tom Sawyer
*Film Editing Verna Fields and Marcia Lucas, American Graffiti
Frank P. Keller and James Galloway, Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Ralph Kemplen, The Day of the Jackal
Jordan Leondopoulos, Bud Smith, Evan Lottman and Norman Gay, The Exorcist
*William Reynolds, The Sting
*Costume Design Donfeld, Tom Sawyer
*Edith Head, The Sting
Dorothy Jeakins and Moss Mabry, The Way We Were
Piero Tosi, Ludwig
Marik Vos, Cries and Whispers
*Short Subjects Animated * Frank Film (Frank Mouris, producer; Frank Mouris Production)
The Legend of John Henry (Nick Bosustow and David Adams, producers; Bosustow-Pyramid Films Production)
Pulcinella (Emanuele Luzzati and Guilio Gianini, producers; Luzzati-Gianini Production)
*Short Subjects Live Action * The Bolero (Allan Miller and William Fertik, producers; Allan Miller Production)
Clockmaker (Richard Gayer, producer; James Street Productions)
Life Times Nine (Pen Densham and John Watson, producers; Insight Productions)
*Documentary Short Subject Background (Carmen D'Avino, producer; D'Avino and Fucci-Stone Productions)
Children at Work (Paisti Ag Obair) (Louis Marcus, producer; Gael-Linn Films)
Christo's Valley Curtain (Albert Maysles and David Maysles, producers; Maysles Films Production)
Four Stones for Kanemitsu (Terry Sanders and June Wayne, producers; Tamarind Production)
* Princeton: A Search for Answers (Julian Krainin and DeWitt L. Sage, Jr., producers; Krainin-Sage Productions)
*Documentary Feature Always a New Beginning (John D. Goodell, producer; Goodell Motion Pictures)
Battle of Berlin (Bengt von zur Muehlen, producer; Chronos Film GmbH)
* The Great American Cowboy (Keith Merrill, producer; Keith Merrill Associates-Rodeo Film Productions)
Journey to the Outer Limits (Alex Grasshoff, producer; National Geographic Society and Wolper Productions)
Walls of Fire (Gertrude Ross Marks and Edmund F. Penney, producers; Mentor Productions)
*Foreign Language Film * Day for Night, France
The House of Chelouche Street, Israel
L'Invitation, Switzerland
The Pedestrian, Federal Republic of Germany—West
Turkish Delight, Netherlands
*Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award *Lawrence Weingarten
*Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award *Lew Wasserman
*Honorary Awards: To *Henri Langlois for his devotion to the art of film, his massive contributions in preserving its past and his unswerving faith in its future
To *Groucho Marx in recognition of his brilliant creativity and for the unequalled acheivements of the Marx Brothers in the art of motion picture comedy

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