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1977 Oscars 49th Academy Awards
Winners Announced: March 28, 1977
Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
Hosts: Richard Pryor, Jane Fonda, Ellen Burstyn, Warren Beatty
Eligibility Year: 1976
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OSCAR TRIVIA: The "Academy Award of Merit" is what the Oscar statue is officially called.
1977 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture All the President's Men, Walter Coblenz, producer (Warner Bros.)
Bound for Glory, Robert F. Blumofe and Harold Leventhal, producers (United Artists)
Network, Howard Gottfried, producer (MGM/United Artists)
* Rocky, Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff, producers (United Artists)
Taxi Driver, Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips, producers (Columbia)
*Best Actor Robert De Niro, Taxi Driver
*Peter Finch, Network
Giancarlo Giannini, Seven Beauties
William Holden, Network
Sylvester Stallone, Rocky
*Best Actress Marie-Christine Barrault, Cousin, Cousine
*Faye Dunaway, Network
Talia Shire, Rocky
Sissy Spacek, Carrie
Liv Ullman, Face to Face
*Actor in a Supporting Role Ned Beatty, Network
Burgess Meredith, Rocky
Laurence Olivier, Marathon Man
*Jason Robards, All the President's Men
Burt Young, Rocky
*Actress in a Supporting Role Jane Alexander, All the President's Men
Jodie Foster, Taxi Driver
Lee Grant, Voyage of the Damned
Piper Laurie, Carrie
*Beatrice Straight, Network
*Directing *John G. Avildsen, Rocky
Ingmar Bergman, Face to Face
Sidney Lumet, Network
Alan J. Pakula, All the President's Men
Lina Wertmuller, Seven Beauties
*Writing Original Screenplay Walter Bernstein, The Front
*Paddy Chayefsky, Network
Sylvester Stallone, Rocky
Jean-Charles Tacchella, story and screenplay; Daniele Thompson, adaptation, Cousin, Cousine
Lina Wertmuller, Seven Beauties
*Writing Screenplay Based on Material From Another Medium Federico Fellini and Bernadino Zapponi, Fellini's Casanova
Robert Getchell, Bound for Glory
*William Goldman, All the President's Men
Nicholas Meyer, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
Steve Shagan and David Butler, Voyage of the Damned
*Cinematography Richard H. Kline, King Kong
Ernest Laszlo, Logan's Run
Owen Roizman, Network
Robert Surtees, A Star Is Born
*Haskell Wexler, Bound for Glory
*Art Direction Robert F. Boyle, art direction; Arthur Jeph Parker, set decoration, The Shootist
Gene Callahan and Jack Collis, art direction; Jerry Wunderlich, set decoration, The Last Tycoon
Dale Hennesy, art direction; Robert de Vestel, set decoration, Logan's Run
*George Jenkins, art direction; George Gaines, set decoration, All the President's Men
Elliot Scott and Norman Reynolds, art direction; Peter Howitt, set decoration, The Incredible Sarah
*Sound Robert Knudson, Dan Wallin, Robert Glass and Tom Overton, A Star Is Born
Donald Mitchell, Douglas Williams, Richard Tyler and Hal Etherington, Silver Streak
*Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander and Jim Webb, All the President's Men
Harry Warren Tetrick, William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin and Jack Solomon, King Kong
Harry Warren Tetrick, William McCaughey, Lyle Burbridge and Bud Alper, Rocky
*Music Original Song “Ave Satani,” The Omen, Jerry Goldsmith, music and lyrics
“Come to Me,” The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Henry Mancini, music; Don Black, lyrics
*“Evergreen” (Love Theme From A Star Is Born), A Star Is Born, Barbra Streisand, music; Paul Williams, lyrics
“Gonna Fly Now,” Rocky, Bill Conti, music; Carol Connors and Ayn Robbins, lyrics
“A World That Never Was,” Half a House, Sammy Fain, music; Paul Francis Webster, lyrics
Music Original Score Jerry Fielding, The Outlaw Josey Wales
*Jerry Goldsmith, The Omen
Bernard Herrmann, Obsession
Bernard Herrmann, Taxi Driver
Lalo Schifrin, Voyage of the Damned
*Music Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Adaptation Score Roger Kellaway, A Star Is Born
*Leonard Rosenman, Bound for Glory
Paul Williams, Bugsy Malone
*Film Editing *Richard Halsey and Scott Conrad, Rocky
Alan Heim, Network
Robert Jones and Pembroke J. Herring, Bound for Glory
Eve Newman and Walter Hannemann, Two-Minute Warning
Robert L. Wolfe, All the President's Men
*Costume Design Alan Barrett, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
*Danilo Donati, Fellini's Casanova
Anthony Mendleson, The Incredible Sarah
William Theiss, Bound for Glory
Mary Wills, The Passover Plot
*Short Films Animated Dedalo (Manfredo Manfredi, producer; Cineteam Realizzazioni Production)
* Leisure (Suzanne Baker, producer; Film Australia Production)
The Street (Caroline Leaf and Guy Glover, producers; National Film Board of Canada)
*Short Films Live Action * In the Region of Ice (Andre Guttfreund and Peter Werner, producers; American Film Institute)
Kudzu (Marjorie Ann Short, producer; Short Productions)
The Morning Spider (Julian Chagrin and Claude Chagrin, producers; The Black and White Colour Film Company)
Nightlife (Claire Wilbur and Robin Lehman, producers; Opus Films Ltd.)
Number One (Dyan Cannon and Vince Cannon, producers; Number One Productions)
*Documentary Short Subject American Shoeshine (Sparky Greene, producer; Titan Films)
Blackwood (Tony Ianzelo and Andy Thompson, producers; National Film Board of Canada)
The End of the Road (John Armstrong, producer; Pelican Films)
* Number Our Days (Lynne Littman, producer; Community Television of Southern California)
Universe (Lester Novros, producer; Graphic Films Corporation for NASA)
*Documentary Feature * Harlan County, U.S.A. (Barbara Kopple, producer; Cabin Creek Films)
Hollywood on Trial (James Gutman and David Helpern, Jr., producers; October Films/Cinema Associates)
Off the Edge (Michael Firth, producer; Pentacle Films)
People of the Wind (Anthony Howarth and David Koff, producers; Elizabeth E. Rogers Productions)
Volcano: An Inquiry Into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry (Donald Brittain and Robert Duncan, producers; National Film Board of Canada)
*Foreign Language Film * Black and White in Color, Ivory Coast
Cousin, Cousine, France
Jacob, the Liar, German Democratic Republic—East
Nights and Days, Poland
Seven Beauties, Italy
*Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award *Pandro S. Berman
*Visual Effects *L.B. Abbott, Glen Robinson and Matthew Yuricich, Logan's Run,
Carlo Rambaldi, Glen Robinson and Frank Van der Veer, King Kong


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