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trailer poster for Chariots Of Fire


Indiana Jones Raiders Of The Lost Ark - Famous Scene

The Opening to Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark


Johnny Carson hosts the Oscar ceremony once more. The Oscar for Best Makeup has been introduced. Bette Midler made a number of off the cut remarks while presenting Best Original Song award. Barbra Stanwyck who got an honorary Oscar that evening received a standing ovation, the only one for that night. Albert R Broccoli recived an Irving G Thalberg Award and that years Jean Herhsolt Humanitarian Award recipient was Danny Kaye. Plus, Indiana Jones And the Raiders Of The Lost Ark received a Special Achievement Award for sound editing. The Scientific Technical Award was presented to Fuji Film Photo Company, Ltd. for the research, development, and introduction of a new Ultra-high-speed color negative film for motion pictures.


Genocide won Best Documentary Feature

Hungary won best Foreign Language Film for their entry Mephisto

Close Harmony won Best Documentary Short

Crac won Best Animated Short

Violet won Best Live Action Short

An American Werewolf in London won Best Makeup

Arthur won 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Song (Best That You Can Do {Arthur's Theme})

On Golden Pond won 3 Academy Awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay

Reds won 3 Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Cinematography

Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark won 4 Academy Awards for Best Sound, Best Art Direction, Best Film Editing, and Best Visual Effects

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Chariots Of Fire won its 4 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score and Best Costume Design