43rd Academy Awards
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|43rd Academy Awards|
|Date||April 15, 1971|
|Site||Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles|
|Hosted by||Don Rickles|
|Produced by||Robert Wise|
|Directed by||Richard Dunlap|
|Most awards||Patton (7)|
|Most nominations||Airport and Patton (10)|
|TV in the United States|
It was during this ceremony that George C. Scott became the first actor to reject an Oscar, claiming that the Academy Awards were "a two-hour meat parade, a public display with contrived suspense for economic reasons."
With her Best Supporting Actress win, Helen Hayes became the first performer to win Oscars in both lead and supporting categories (having won Best Actress 38 years before for The Sin of Madelon Claudet). She also has the record of having the biggest gap between acting wins.
The documentary film Woodstock got 3 Oscar nominations, making it the most nominated documentary film in Oscar history.
This was the only time since the 2nd Academy Awards that all five nominees for Best Actress were first time nominees, as well as the last time that either lead acting category had all new nominees. Also, this was the first time since the 7th Academy Awards in which none of the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Actor had a previous nomination in that category.
Winners and nominees
Multiple nominations and awards
These films had multiple nominations:
The following films received multiple awards.
- Burt Bacharach and Angie Dickinson (Presenters: Best Original Song)
- Harry Belafonte and Eva Marie Saint (Presenters: Best Adapted Screenplay)
- Richard Benjamin and Paula Prentiss (Presenters: Documentary Awards)
- Joan Blondell and Glen Campbell (Presenters: Music Awards)
- Jim Brown and Sally Kellerman (Presenters: Short Subjects Awards)
- Geneviève Bujold and James Earl Jones (Presenters: Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing)
- Petula Clark (Presenter: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration)
- Melvyn Douglas (Presenter: Honorary Award to Lillian Gish)
- Lola Falana and Juliet Prowse (Presenters: Best Visual Effects)
- Janet Gaynor and Ryan O'Neal (Presenters: Best Director)
- Goldie Hawn (Presenter: Best Actor)
- John Huston (Presenter: Honorary Award to Orson Welles)
- Shirley Jones and John Marley (Presenters: Best Sound)
- Burt Lancaster (Presenter: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to Ingmar Bergman)
- Walter Matthau (Presenter: Best Actress)
- Steve McQueen (Presenter: Best Picture)
- Sarah Miles and George Segal (Presenters: Best Original Screenplay)
- Ricardo Montalban and Jeanne Moreau (Presenters: Best Foreign Language Film)
- Merle Oberon (Presenter: Best Costume Design)
- Gregory Peck (Presenter: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Frank Sinatra)
- Maggie Smith (Presenter: Best Supporting Actor)
- Gig Young (Presenter: Best Supporting Actress)
- Glen Campbell ("Pieces of Dreams" from Pieces of Dreams)
- Petula Clark ("For All We Know" from Lovers and Other Strangers)
- Petula Clark, Sally Kellerman, Burt Lancaster, and Ricardo Montalban ("Thank You Very Much" from Scrooge)
- Lola Falana ("Till Love Touches Your Life" from Madron)
- Shirley Jones ("Whistling Away the Dark" from Darling Lili)
- 28th Golden Globe Awards
- 1970 in film
- 13th Grammy Awards
- 22nd Primetime Emmy Awards
- 23rd Primetime Emmy Awards
- 24th British Academy Film Awards
- 25th Tony Awards
- TotalFilm. "Review of Patton". Archived from the original on July 5, 2011. Retrieved 2006-04-24.
- The Official Acadademy Awards® Database
- "The 43rd Academy Awards (1971) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved July 4, 2015.