A man named Robert Opel
notoriously streaked across the stage, in full view of hundreds of millions of TV viewers, just as co-host David Niven
was about to introduce the Best Picture category, thus becoming probably the most famous example of the 1970s' streaking craze. See more
[Accepting his Best Actor Award
In recent years, especially, there has been a great deal of criticism about this award. And probably, a great deal of that criticism is very justified; I would just like to say that, whether it is justified or not, I think it is one hell of an honor and I am thrilled, and I thank you all, very, very much.