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The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978)

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bob Hope ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Albertson ... Himself - Past Winner
Irwin Allen ... Himself - Past Winner
Edward Anhalt Edward Anhalt ... Himself - Past Winner
Fred Astaire ... Himself - Presenter
Priscilla Barnes ... Herself - Performer
John Barry John Barry ... Himself - Winner
Anne Baxter ... Herself - Past Winner
Robert Benton ... Himself - Nominee
Tony Bill ... Himself - Past Winner
Karen Black ... Herself - Performer
Robert Blalack ... Himself - Winner
Debby Boone ... Herself - Performer
Margaret Booth ... Herself - Honorary Award Recipient
Ernest Borgnine ... Himself
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 50th Annual Academy Awards See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Each of the five Best Picture nominees feature plots primarily driven by the actions or focus a principal female character: Annie Hall (1977) (Annie is the object of Alvy's affection), The Goodbye Girl (1977) (Paula's resolution of her domestic issues and romance with Elliot), Julia (1977) (Lilian's relationship with her closest friend, Julia) Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) (Princess Leia sending the droids to alert Obi-Wan Kenobi and her subsequent rescue), The Turning Point (1977) (Deedee and Emma are reconnected through Emilia; the catalyst for the two women's eventual conflict). See more »

Quotes

[Accepting the Best Supporting Actress award]
Vanessa Redgrave: My dear colleagues, I thank you very much for this tribute to my work. I think that Jane Fonda and I have done the best work of our lives. And I salute you, and I pay tribute to you, and I think you should be very proud that in the last few weeks you've stood firm, and you have refused to be intimidated by the threats of a small bunch of Zionist hoodlums, whose behavior...
[booing from audience]
Vanessa Redgrave: ...whose behavior is an insult to the stature of Jews ...
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Connections

References A Ship Comes In (1928) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during end credits
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50 Years of movie stardom
10 February 2001 | by ronjoSee all my reviews

This was the Golden year of cinema. A tribute to all who contributed to the entertainment industry. It was also the first and last time that a tribute was made to the young juvenile actors who previously won an award. Peggy Ann Garner and Margaret O'Brien were part of a "Big Parade" of previous oscar winners.


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