Awards for 1975

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

The Godfather: Part II: Francis Ford Coppola, Gray Frederickson, Fred Roos
The movie became the first sequel to win the best picture award.

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Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

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Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn was not present at the awards ceremony. Martin Scorsese accepted the award on her behalf.

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Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

The Godfather: Part II: Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro was not present at the awards ceremony. Francis Ford Coppola accepted the award on his behalf.

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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

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Best Director

WINNER

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Best Writing, Original Screenplay

WINNER

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Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material

WINNER

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Best Cinematography

WINNER

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Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

WINNER

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Best Costume Design

WINNER

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Best Sound

WINNER

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Best Film Editing

WINNER

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Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Towering Inferno: Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn
For the song "We May Never Love Like This Again"

NOMINEES

Benji: Euel Box (music), Betty E. Box (lyrics)
For the song "Benji's Theme (I Feel Love)"

Blazing Saddles: John Morris (music), Mel Brooks (lyrics)
For the song "Blazing Saddles"

The Little Prince: Frederick Loewe (music), Alan Jay Lerner (lyrics)
For the song "Little Prince"

Gold: Elmer Bernstein (music), Don Black (lyrics)
For the song "Wherever Love Takes Me"

Best Music, Original Dramatic Score

WINNER

The Godfather: Part II: Nino Rota, Carmine Coppola
Nino Rota was not present at the awards ceremony.

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Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation

WINNER

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Best Short Film, Animated

WINNER

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Best Short Film, Live Action

WINNER

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Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

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Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

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Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

Amarcord
Italy

NOMINEES

Cat's Play
Hungary

The Deluge
Poland


The Truce
Argentina

Special Achievement Award

WINNER

Honorary Award

WINNERS

Howard Hawks
A master American filmmaker whose creative efforts hold a distinguished place in world cinema.

Jean Renoir
A genius who, with grace, responsibility and enviable devotion through silent film, sound film, feature, documentary and television has won the world's admiration. Jean Renoir was not present at the ceremony. Presenter 'Ingrid Bergman' accepted the award on his behalf.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Joseph D. Kelly (Glen Glenn Sound)
For the design of new audio control consoles which have advanced the state of the art of sound recording and rerecording for motion picture production.

(Burbank SSD)
For the design of new audio control consoles engineered and constructed by the Quad-Eight Sound Corporation.

(Samuel Goldwyn SSD)
For the design of a new audio control console engineered and constructed by the Quad-Eight Sound Corporation.

(Quad-Eight Sound Corp.)
For the engineering and construction of new audio control consoles designed by The Burbank Studios Sound Department and by the Samuel Goldwyn Studios Sound Department.

Waldon O. Watson, Richard J. Stumpf, Robert J. Leonard (Universal City SSD)
For the development and engineering of the Sensurround System for motion picture presentation.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

(Elemack Co., Rome, Italy)
For the design and development of their Spyder camera dolly.

Louis Ami (Universal City Studios)
For the design and construction of a reciprocating camera platform used when photographing special visual effects for motion pictures.

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