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The 51st Annual Academy Awards (1979) Poster

(1979 TV Special)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Marty Pasetta

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Michael Barrie
Johnny Carson
Hal Goodman
Larry Klein
Buz Kohan
Jim Mulholland
Tony Thomas
Rod Warren

Cast (in credits order)  

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Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography (as Nestor Almendros)
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Writing Awards
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Himself - Nominee: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role & Best Adapted Screenplay
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Short Film, Animated & Live Action
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design
Debby Boone ...
Herself - Performer
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Winner: Best Picture, Best Director & Nominee: Best Original Screenplay
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography
Denys N. Coop ...
Himself - Winner: Special Achievement Award
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Director
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Himself - Performer
Michael Deeley ...
Himself - Winner: Best Picture
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Editing
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Documentary, Short Subjects & Features
Roy Field ...
Himself - Winner: Special Achievement Award
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Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role
George Gaines ...
Himself - Winner: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Robert Gottschalk ...
Himself - Winner: Academy Award of Merit
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Himself - Presenter: Honorary Award to Laurence Olivier
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design
Jerome Hellman ...
Himself - Nominee: Best Picture
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Herself - Presenter: Honorary Award to King Vidor
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Paul Jabara ...
Himself - Winner: Best Original Song
Leo Jaffe ...
Himself - Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Recipient
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
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Herself - Audience Member
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Song
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Sound
C. Darin Knight ...
Himself - Best Sound Winner
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Song
Stefan Kudelski ...
Himself - Winner: Academy Award of Merit
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Himself - Performer
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Short Film, Animated & Live Action
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Director
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Himself - Performer
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Himself - Co- Presenter: Music Awards
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Himself - Presenter: Special Achievement Award
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Himself - Performer
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Himself - Nominee: Best Picture & Best Original Screenplay
William L. McCaughey ...
Himself - Best Sound Winner
Derek Meddings ...
Himself - Winner: Special Achievement Award
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Giorgio Moroder ...
Himself - Winner: Best Original Score
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Herself - Performer
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography
Edwin O'Donovan ...
Himself - Winner: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
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Himself - Honorary Award Recipient & Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jane Olivor ...
Herself - Performer
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Director
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Himself - Presenter: Honorary Award to the Museum of Modern Art, Dept. of Film
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Himself - Winner: Special Achievement Award
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Editing
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Himself - Winner: Best Sound
Anthony Powell ...
Himself - Winner: Best Costume Design
Anthony Ray ...
Himself - Nominee: Best Picture
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Sound
Joe Renzetti ...
Himself - Winner: Best Adaptation Score
Aaron Rochin ...
Himself - Winner: Best Sound
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Sci-Tech Awards
Barry Spikings ...
Himself - Winner: Best Picture
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Sci-Tech Awards
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Performer
Paul Sylbert ...
Himself - Winner: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
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Himself - Presenter: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
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Himself - Winner: Honorary Award
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Co-Presenter: Writing Awards
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Himself - Audience Member (uncredit)
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Presenter: Best Picture
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Herself - Co- Presenter: Music Awards
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Himself - Presenter: Honorary Award to Walter Lantz
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Documentary: Short Subjects & Features
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
Peter Zinner ...
Himself - Winner: Best Editing
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Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
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Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Tom Hayden ...
Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
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Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Grace Stafford ...
Woody Woodpecker (voice) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Stu Bernstein ... producer: film portion
Jack Haley Jr. ... executive producer
Eytan Keller ... producer: film portion
Michael B. Seligman ... associate producer

Film Editing by 

Terry M. Pickford
Mike Wenig ... (as Michael L. Wenig)

Art Direction by 

Roy Christopher

Costume Design by 

Ron Talsky

Makeup Department 

Rudy Horvatich ... makeup department head
Cathrine A. Marcotte ... assistant hair stylist
Dale Miller ... key hair stylist

Production Management 

Donald B. Colhour ... unit manager
Hal Danforth ... unit manager
Robert M. Furgia ... unit manager (as Robert M. Furiga)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Harvey Berger ... co-ordinating associate director (as Harvey W. Berger)
Bob Bowker ... assistant director
Ron Cates ... co-ordinating associate director
Robert Sheldon ... co-ordinating associate director (as Bob Sheldon)
Doug Smart ... associate director

Art Department 

Richard Reynolds ... assistant art director

Sound Department 

Larry Estrin ... audio facilities consultant (as Laurence H. Estrin)
Doug Nelson ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Evan Baker ... camera operator
Ron Brooks ... camera operator
Warren Cress ... camera operator
Jack Denton ... camera operator
Hugh Dilonardo ... senior video (as Hugo Di Lonardo)
Sal Folino ... camera operator
Vaughn Gaddey ... lighting director
Robert Greenseth ... senior video (as Bob Greenseth)
Arch Griffin ... camera operator
Bud Holland ... camera operator
Art LaCombe ... camera operator
Don Langford ... camera operator
Bill McCloud ... camera operator
Mike Michaels ... senior video
Marc Palius ... lighting director
Mayo Partee ... camera operator
Ed Payne ... camera operator
Bill Pope ... camera operator
Steve Schein ... camera operator
Larry Stenman ... camera operator
Carol Wetovich ... camera operator
Blair White ... camera operator

Animation Department 

Virgil Ross ... animator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ed Smith ... wardrobe

Music Department 

Marty Berman ... music coordinator
Jerry Bilik ... music coordinator
Jack Elliott ... musical director
Joseph Estren ... music librarian
Allyn Ferguson ... musical director
Vic Lewis ... music coordinator
Joe Lopes ... music coordinator

Other crew 

Jay Abramowitz ... production staff
Jessica Berman ... film coordinator
Bob Bleiweiss ... facilities technical director
Eileen Bowser ... curator
Gerry Bucci ... technical director
Ernie Buttelman ... technical director
Carole Costello ... production staff
Bill Daly ... production clerk
Gus Dato ... engineer in charge
Fred Di Aguilar ... technical director: studio
Chris John Fabiasci ... production staff
Bob Gabrielson ... technical manager
Ed Gallagher ... traffic manager
Sandford Gardner ... traffic manager
John Gatenberg ... production coordinator
Karen Gluck ... production staff
Jane Greene ... production assistant
Jack Haley Jr. ... director: tribute to the Museum of Modern Art
Danette Herman ... production coordinator
Lloyd Leipzig ... assistant to the producer
Marcia Lewis ... production executive / production staff
Julian Ludwig ... assistant to the producer
Jim Mancuso ... stage manager
Mick McCullough ... production associate
John McElveney ... production services coordinator
Robert F. Metzler ... business manager
Sharon Nagata ... production assistant
David J. Nash ... production associate
Miriam Nelson ... staged by: Not Even Nominated
Donna Newberry ... production services coordinator
Bob Newman ... production staff
Martin Pasetta ... stage manager
Marge Pinns ... assistant to the producer
Ted Ray ... stage manager
Nat Rosen ... production staff
Linda Schriebman ... creative graphics
Mark Schriebman ... creative graphics
Janet Segal ... assistant to the producer
Arlando Smith ... stage manager
Jim Smith ... stage manager
Herbert D. Stein ... stage manager
Douglass M. Stewart Jr. ... assistant to the producer (as Douglass Stewart)
Sheila Stewart ... stage manager
Mel Stuart ... director: tribute to Laurence Olivier
Tony Thomas ... director: tribute to King Vidor
Ellis Toney ... stage manager
Bob Untiedt ... technical manager
Sol Weisel ... film coordinator

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