Awards for 1971

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

Patton: George C. Scott
Refused to accept the nomination and the award, because he did not feel himself to be in any competition with other actors.
Frank McCarthy, the film's producer, accepted the award on Scott's behalf at the ceremony, but returned it to the Academy the next day in keeping with Scott's wishes.

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Women in Love: Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson was not present at the awards ceremony. Juliet Mills accepted the award on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

Airport: Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes was not present at the awards ceremony. 'Rosalind Russell' accepted the award on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

Patton: Franklin J. Schaffner
Franklin Schaffner was not present at the awards ceremony. Karl Malden accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

WINNER

NOMINEES




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

WINNER

Patton: Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North
Francis Ford Coppola was not present at the awards ceremony.

NOMINEES

Five Easy Pieces: Bob Rafelson (story), Carole Eastman (screenplay/story) (as Adrien Joyce)



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

Lovers and Other Strangers: Fred Karlin (music), Robb Royer (lyrics), Jimmy Griffin (lyrics)
For the song "For All We Know".

NOMINEES

Pieces of Dreams: Michel Legrand (music), Alan Bergman (lyrics), Marilyn Bergman (lyrics)
For the song "Pieces of Dreams".

Scrooge: Leslie Bricusse
For the song "Thank You Very Much".

Madron: Riz Ortolani (music), Arthur Hamilton (lyrics)
For the song "Till Love Touches Your Life".

Darling Lili: Henry Mancini (music), Johnny Mercer (lyrics)
For the song "Whistling Away the Dark".

Best Music, Original Score

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Original Song Score

WINNER

Let It Be: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
To "The Beatles".The Beatles were not present at the awards ceremony. Quincy Jones accepted the award on their behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Subject, Cartoons

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

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Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

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Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES

First Love
Switzerland

Hoa Binh
France


Tristana
Spain

Honorary Award

WINNERS

Lillian Gish
For superlative artistry and for distinguished contribution to the progress of motion pictures.

Orson Welles
For superlative artistry and versatility in the creation of motion pictures.
Orson Welles was not present at the awards ceremony. His acceptance speech was pre-recorded.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman was not present at the awards ceremony. Liv Ullmann accepted the award on his behalf.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNER

Leonard Sokolow (Consolidated Film Industries), Edward H. Reichard (Consolidated Film Industries)
For the concept and engineering of the Color Proofing Printer for motion pictures.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

(Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.)
For the development and introduction of a series of compact tungsten halogen lamps for motion picture production.

B.J. Losmandy
For the concept, design and application of micro-miniature solid state amplifier modules used in motion picture recording equipment.

(Eastman Kodak Co., Photo Electronics Corp.)
For the design and engineering of an improved video color analyzer for motion picture laboratories.

(Electro Sound Inc.)
For the design and introduction of the Series 8000 Sound System for motion picture theatres.

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