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1980 Oscars 52nd Academy Awards
Winners Announced: April 14, 1980
Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
Host: Johnny Carson
Eligibility Year: 1979
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1980 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture All That Jazz, Robert Alan Aurthur, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
Apocalypse Now, Francis Coppola, producer; Fred Roos, Gray Frederickson and Tom Sternberg, co-producers (United Artists)
Breaking Away, Peter Yates, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
* Kramer vs. Kramer, Stanley R. Jaffe, producer (Columbia)
Norma Rae, Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose, producers (Twentieth Century-Fox)
*Actor in a Leading Role *Dustin Hoffman, Kramer vs. Kramer
Jack Lemmon, The China Syndrome
Al Pacino, . . .And Justice for All
Roy Scheider, All That Jazz
Peter Sellers, Being There
*Actress in a Leading Role Jill Clayburgh, Starting Over
*Sally Field, Norma Rae
Jane Fonda, The China Syndrome
Marsha Mason, Chapter Two
Bette Midler, The Rose
*Actor in a Supporting Role *Melvyn Douglas, Being There
Robert Duvall, Apocalypse Now
Frederic Forrest, The Rose
Justin Henry, Kramer vs. Kramer
Mickey Rooney, The Black Stallion
*Actress in a Supporting Role Jane Alexander, Kramer vs. Kramer
Barbara Barrie, Breaking Away
Candice Bergen, Starting Over
Mariel Hemingway, Manhattan
*Meryl Streep, Kramer vs. Kramer
*Directing *Robert Benton, Kramer vs. Kramer
Francis Coppola, Apocalypse Now
Bob Fosse, All That Jazz
Edouard Molinaro, La Cage aux Folles
Peter Yates, Breaking Away
*Writing Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman, Manhattan
Robert Alan Aurthur and Bob Fosse, All That Jazz
Valerie Curtin and Barry Levinson, . . .And Justice for All
Mike Gray, T.S. Cook and James Bridges, The China Syndrome
*Steve Tesich, Breaking Away
*Writing Screenplay Based on Material From Another Medium *Robert Benton, Kramer vs. Kramer
Allan Burns, A Little Romance
John Milius and Francis Coppola, Apocalypse Now
Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr., Norma Rae
Francis Veber, Edouard Molinaro, Marcello Danon and Jean Poiret, La Cage Aux Folles
*Cinematography Nestor Almendros, Kramer vs. Kramer
William A. Fraker, 1941
Frank Phillips, The Black Hole
Giuseppe Rotunno, All That Jazz
*Vittorio Storaro, Apocalypse Now
*Art Direction George Jenkins, art direction; Arthur Jeph Parker, set decoration, The China Syndrome
Harold Michelson, Joe Jennings, Leon Harris and John Vallone, art direction; Linda DeScenna, set decoration, Star Trek—The Motion Picture
*Philip Rosenberg and Tony Walton, art direction; Edward Stewart and Gary Brink, set decoration, All That Jazz
Michael Seymour, Les Dilley and Roger Christian, art direction; lan Whittaker, set decoration, Alien
Dean Tavoularis and Angelo Graham, art direction; George R. Nelson, set decoration, Apocalypse Now
*Sound Robert Knudson, Robert J. Glass, Don MacDougall and Gene S. Cantamessa, 1941
William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin, Michael J. Kohut and Jack Solomon, Meteor
*Walter Murch, Mark Berger, Richard Beggs and Nat Boxer, Apocalypse Now
Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Michael Minkler and Al Overton, The Electric Horseman
Theodore Soderberg, Douglas Williams, Paul Wells and Jim Webb, The Rose
*Music Original Song “I'll Never Say `Goodbye',” The Promise, David Shire, music; Alan and Marilyn Bergman, lyrics
*“It Goes Like It Goes,” Norma Rae, music by David Shire; lyrics by Norman Gimbel
“It's Easy to Say,” 10, Henry Mancini, music; Robert Wells, lyrics
“The Rainbow Connection,” The Muppet Movie, Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher, music and lyrics
“Through the Eyes of Love,” Ice Castles, Marvin Hamlisch, music; Carole Bayer Sager, lyrics
*Music Original Score *Georges Delerue, A Little Romance
Jerry Goldsmith, Star Trek—The Motion Picture
Dave Grusin, The Champ
Henry Mancini, 10
Lalo Schifrin, The Amityville Horror
*Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Adaptation Score *Ralph Burns, All That Jazz
Patrick Williams, Breaking Away
Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher, song; Paul Williams, adaptation, The Muppet Movie
*Film Editing Robert Dalva, The Black Stallion
Jerry Greenberg, Kramer vs. Kramer
*Alan Heim, All That Jazz
Richard Marks, Walter Murch, Gerald B. Greenberg and Lisa Fruchtmlan, Apocalypse Now
Robert L. Wolfe and C. Timothy O'Meara, The Rose
*Costume Design Judy Moorcroft, The Europeans
Shirley Russell, Agatha
William Ware Theiss, Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
Piero Tosi and Ambra Danon, La Cage aux Folles
*Albert Wolsky, All That Jazz
*Visual Effects Peter Ellenshaw, Art Cruickshank, Eustace Lycett, Danny Lee, Harrison Ellenshaw and Joe Hale, The Black Hole
William A. Fraker, A. D. Flowers and Gregory Jein, 1941
*H.R. Giger, Carlo Rambaldi, Brian Johnson, Nick Allder and Denys Ayling, Alien
Derek Meddings, Paul Wilson and John Evans, Moonraker
Douglas Trumbull, John Dykstra, Richard Yuricich, Robert Swarthe, Dave Stewart and Grant McCune, Star Trek—The Motion Picture
*Short Films Animated Dream Doll (Bob Godfrey Films/Zagreb Films/Halas and Batchelor; FilmWright)
* Every Child (Derek Lamb, producer; National Film Board of Canada)
It's So Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House (Paul Fierlinger, producer; AR&T Productions for Learning Corporation of America)
*Short Films Live Action * Board and Care (Sarah Pillsbury and Ron Ellis, producers; Ron Ellis Films)
Bravery in the Field (Roman Kroitor and Stefan Wodoslawsky, producers; National Film Board of Canada)
Oh Brother, My Brother (Carol Lowell and Ross Lowell, producers; Pyramid Films, Inc.)
The Solar Film (Saul Bass and Michael Britton, producers; Wildwood Enterprises Inc.)
Solly's Diner (Harry Mathias, Jay Zukerman and Larry Hankin, producers; Mathias/Zukerman/Hankin Productions)
*Documentary Short Subject Dae (Risto Teofilovski, producer; Vardar Film/Skopje)
Koryo Celadon (Donald A. Connolly and James R. Messenger, producers; Charlie/Papa Productions, Inc.)
Nails (Phillip Borsos, producer; National Film Board of Canada)
* Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (Saul J. Turell, producer; Janus Films, Inc.)
Remember Me (Dick Young, producer; Dick Young Productions, Ltd.)
*Documentary Feature * Best Boy (Ira Wohl, producer; Only Child Motion Pictures, Inc.)
Generation on the Wind (David A. Vassar, producer; More Than One Medium)
Going the Distance (Paul Cowan and Jacques Bobet, producers; National Film Board of Canada)
The Killing Ground (Steve Singer and Tom Priestley, producers; ABC News Closeup Unit)
The War at Home (Glenn Silber and Barry Alexander Brown, producers; Catalyst Films/Madison Film Production Co.)
*Foreign Language Film The Maids of Wilko, Poland
Mama Turns a Hundred, Spain
A Simple Story, France
* The Tin Drum, Federal Republic of Germany—West
To Forget Venice, Italy
*Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award *Ray Stark
*Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award *Robert Benjamin
*Honorary Awards To *Hal Elias for his dedication and distinguished service to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
To *Alec Guinness for advancing the art of screen acting through a host of memorable and distinguished performances
*John O. Aalberg, Charles G. Clarke and *John G. Frayne in appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
*Sound Editing *Alan Splet, The Black Stallion


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