My Old Addiction

Oscar 1978

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Warren BeattyHeaven Can Wait {“Joe Pendleton (alias, Leo Farnsworth, Tom Jarrett)”}
Gary BuseyThe Buddy Holly Story {“Buddy Holly”}
Robert De NiroThe Deer Hunter {“Michael”}
Laurence OlivierThe Boys from Brazil {“Ezra Lieberman”}
* Jon VoightComing Home {“Luke Martin”}

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Bruce DernComing Home {“Captain Bob Hyde”}
Richard Farnsworth — Comes a Horseman {“Dodger”}
John HurtMidnight Express {“Max”}
* Christopher WalkenThe Deer Hunter {“Nick”}
Jack WardenHeaven Can Wait {“Max Corkle”}

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Ingrid BergmanAutumn Sonata {“Charlotte Andergast”}
Ellen BurstynSame Time, Next Year {“Doris”}
Jill ClayburghAn Unmarried Woman {“Erica”}
* Jane FondaComing Home {“Sally Hyde”}
Geraldine PageInteriors {“Eve”}

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Dyan CannonHeaven Can Wait {“Julia Farnsworth”}
Penelope MilfordComing Home {“Viola Munson”}
* Maggie SmithCalifornia Suite {“Diana Barrie”}
Maureen StapletonInteriors {“Pearl”}
Meryl StreepThe Deer Hunter {“Linda”}

ART DIRECTION
The Brink’s Job — Art Direction: Dean Tavoularis, Angelo Graham; Set Decoration: George R. Nelson, Bruce Kay
California Suite — Art Direction: Albert Brenner; Set Decoration: Marvin March
* Heaven Can Wait — Art Direction: Paul Sylbert, Edwin O’Donovan; Set Decoration: George Gaines
Interiors — Art Direction: Mel Bourne; Set Decoration: Daniel Robert
The Wiz — Art Direction: Tony Walton, Philip Rosenberg; Set Decoration: Edward Stewart, Robert Drumheller

CINEMATOGRAPHY
* Days of Heaven — Nestor Almendros
The Deer Hunter — Vilmos Zsigmond
Heaven Can Wait — William A. Fraker
Same Time, Next Year — Robert Surtees
The Wiz — Oswald Morris

COSTUME DESIGN
Caravans — Renie Conley
Days of Heaven — Patricia Norris
* Death on the Nile — Anthony Powell
The Swarm — Paul Zastupnevich
The Wiz — Tony Walton

DIRECTING
Coming Home — Hal Ashby
* The Deer Hunter — Michael Cimino
Heaven Can Wait — Warren Beatty, Buck Henry
Interiors — Woody Allen
Midnight Express — Alan Parker

DOCUMENTARY (Feature)
The Lovers’ Wind — Albert Lamorisse, Producer
Mysterious Castles of Clay — Alan Root, Producer
Raoni — Jean-Pierre Dutilleux, Barry Williams and Michel Gast, Producers
* Scared Straight! — Arnold Shapiro, Producer
With Babies and Banners: Story of the Women’s Emergency Brigade — Anne Bohlen, Lyn Goldfarb and Lorraine Gray, Producers

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
The Divided Trail: A Native American Odyssey — Jerry Aronson, Producer
An Encounter with Faces — K.K. Kapil, Producer
* The Flight of the Gossamer Condor — Jacqueline Phillips Shedd and Ben Shedd, Producers
Goodnight Miss Ann — August Cinquegrana, Producer
Squires of San Quentin — J. Gary Mitchell, Producer

FILM EDITING
The Boys from Brazil — Robert E. Swink
Coming Home — Don Zimmerman
* The Deer Hunter — Peter Zinner
Midnight Express — Gerry Hambling
Superman — Stuart Baird

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
* Get Out Your Handkerchiefs — France
The Glass Cell — German Federal Republic
Hungarians — Hungary
Viva Italia! — Italy
White Bim Black Ear — Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

MUSIC (Adaptation Score)
* The Buddy Holly Story — Joe Renzetti
Pretty Baby — Jerry Wexler
The Wiz — Quincy Jones

MUSIC (Original Score)
The Boys from Brazil — Jerry Goldsmith
Days of Heaven — Ennio Morricone
Heaven Can Wait — Dave Grusin
* Midnight Express — Giorgio Moroder
Superman — John Williams

MUSIC (Original Song)
“Hopelessly Devoted To You” from Grease — Music and Lyrics by John Farrar
* “Last Dance” from Thank God It’s Friday — Music and Lyrics by Paul Jabara
“The Last Time I Felt Like This” from Same Time, Next Year — Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
“Ready To Take A Chance Again” from Foul Play — Music by Charles Fox; Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
“When You’re Loved” from The Magic of Lassie — Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

BEST PICTURE
Coming Home — Jerome Hellman, Producer
* The Deer Hunter — Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino and John Peverall, Producers
Heaven Can Wait — Warren Beatty, Producer
Midnight Express — Alan Marshall and David Puttnam, Producers
An Unmarried Woman — Paul Mazursky and Tony Ray, Producers

SHORT FILM (Animated)
Oh My Darling — Nico Crama, Producer
Rip Van Winkle — Will Vinton, Producer
* Special Delivery — Eunice Macaulay and John Weldon, Producers

SHORT FILM (Live Action)
A Different Approach — Jim Belcher and Fern Field, Producers
Mandy’s Grandmother — Andrew Sugerman, Producer
Strange Fruit — Seth Pinsker, Producer
* Teenage Father — Taylor Hackford, Producer

SOUND
The Buddy Holly Story — Tex Rudloff, Joel Fein, Curly Thirlwell, Willie Burton
Days of Heaven — John K. Wilkinson, Robert W. Glass, Jr., John T. Reitz, Barry Thomas
* The Deer Hunter — Richard Portman, William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin, Darin Knight
Hooper — Robert Knudson, Robert J. Glass, Don MacDougall, Jack Solomon
Superman — Gordon K. McCallum, Graham Hartstone, Nicolas Le Messurier, Roy Charman

WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium)
Bloodbrothers — Walter Newman
California Suite — Neil Simon
Heaven Can Wait — Elaine May, Warren Beatty
* Midnight Express — Oliver Stone
Same Time, Next Year — Bernard Slade

WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Autumn Sonata — Ingmar Bergman
* Coming Home — Story by Nancy Dowd; Screenplay by Waldo Salt, Robert C. Jones
The Deer Hunter — Story by Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker; Screenplay by Deric Washburn
Interiors — Woody Allen
An Unmarried Woman — Paul Mazursky

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (Visual Effects)
* Superman — Les Bowie, Colin Chilvers, Denys Coop, Roy Field, Derek Meddings, Zoran Perisic

JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Leo Jaffe

HONORARY AWARD
To Walter Lantz for bringing joy and laughter to every part of the world through his unique animated motion pictures.
To The Museum of Modern Art Department of Film for the contribution it has made to the public’s perception of movies as an art form.
To Laurence Olivier for the full body of his work, for the unique achievements of his entire career and his lifetime of contribution to the art of film.
To King Vidor for his incomparable achievements as a cinematic creator and innovator.

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