Awards for 1970

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith was not present at the awards ceremony. Alice Ghostley accepted the award on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

Cactus Flower: Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn was not present at the awards ceremony. Raquel Welch accepted the award on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

Midnight Cowboy: John Schlesinger
John Schlesinger was not present at the awards ceremony. Jon Voight accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Material Not Previously Published or Produced

WINNER

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: William Goldman
William Goldman was not present at the awards ceremony. Katharine Ross accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES


The Damned: Nicola Badalucco (screenplay/story), Enrico Medioli (screenplay), Luchino Visconti (screenplay)


The Wild Bunch: Walon Green (screenplay/story), Roy N. Sickner (story), Sam Peckinpah (screenplay)

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Costume Design

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Sound

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Effects, Special Visual Effects

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Burt Bacharach (music), Hal David (lyrics)
For the song "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"

NOMINEES

The Sterile Cuckoo: Fred Karlin (music), Dory Previn (lyrics)
For the song "Come Saturday Morning"


True Grit: Elmer Bernstein (music), Don Black (lyrics)
For the song "True Grit"

The Happy Ending: Michel Legrand (music), Alan Bergman (lyrics), Marilyn Bergman (lyrics)
For the song "What Are You Doing for the Rest of Your Life?"

Best Music, Score of a Musical Picture (Original or Adaptation)

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Original Score for a Motion Picture (not a Musical)

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEES



The Olympics in Mexico: (Film Section of the Organizing Committee for the XIX Olympic Games)

Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

Z
Algeria

NOMINEES

Adalen 31
Sweden


Bratya Karamazovy
Soviet Union

Honorary Award

WINNER

Cary Grant
For his unique mastery of the art of screen acting with the respect and affection of his colleagues.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

(Hazeltine Corp.)
For the design and development of the Hazeltine Color Film Analyzer.

Fouad Said
For the design and introduction of the Cinemobile series of equipment trucks for location motion picture production.

Juan De la Cierva (Dyna-Sciences Corp.)
For the design and development of the Dynalens optical image motion compensator.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Otto Popelka (Magna-Tech Electronics Co., Inc.)
For the development of an Electronically Controlled Looping System.

Fenton Hamilton (MGM Studios)
For the concept and engineering of a mobile battery power unit for location lighting.

(Panavision, Inc.)
For the design and development of the Panaspeed Motion Picture Camera Motor.

Robert M. Flynn (Universal City Studios, Inc.), Russell Hessy (Universal City Studios, Inc.)
For a machine-gun modification for motion picture photography.

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