Willian Friedkin, producer of the awards, tried to get Stanley Kubrick to present one of the big Oscars, but Kubrick refused, arguing he did not travel outside of England. See more
Richard Pryor - Co-Host
I'm here to explain why black people will never be nominated for anything. This show is going out to 75 million people - none of them black. We don't even know how to vote. There's 3,349 people in the voting thing and only two black people, Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte. We're quitting. You'll have to listen to Lawrence Welk.