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Encyclopedia > 44th Academy Awards
44th Academy Awards
"The French Connection" poster
Date Monday, April 10, 1972
Site Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles
Preshow {{{preshow}}}
Host Helen Hayes, Alan King, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jack Lemmon
Producer Howard W. Koch
Director Marty Pasetta
Duration {{{duration}}}

The 44th Academy Awards were presented April 10, 1972 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Helen Hayes, Alan King, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Jack Lemmon. April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is one of the halls in the Los Angeles Music Center (which is one of the three largest performing arts centers in the nation). ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Helen Hayes (October 10, 1900 - March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose successful and award-winning career spanned almost 70 years. ... Alan King Alan King (December 26, 1927 – May 9, 2004), born Irwin Alan Kniberg, was an American comedian known for his biting wit and often angry humorous rants. ... Sammy Davis, Jr. ... Jack Lemmon Jack Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was a Hollywood movie star was the most awarded American actor of his generation. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is one of the halls in the Los Angeles Music Center (which is one of the three largest performing arts centers in the nation). ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Helen Hayes (October 10, 1900 - March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose successful and award-winning career spanned almost 70 years. ... Alan King Alan King (December 26, 1927 – May 9, 2004), born Irwin Alan Kniberg, was an American comedian known for his biting wit and often angry humorous rants. ... Sammy Davis, Jr. ... Jack Lemmon Jack Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was a Hollywood movie star was the most awarded American actor of his generation. ...

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Winners

Feature Films

Category Winner
Best motion picture The French Connection Philip D'Antony
Best foreign language film The Garden of the Finzi Continis Italy
Best documentary feature The Hellstrom Chronicle Walon Green
Best animated feature

The French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... The Hellstrom Chronicle is an American film from 1971. ... Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants was Stevie Wonders most confusing, under-rated, and most under-appreciated work, out of a nearly 20 year career upto that point. ...

Acting

Category Winner Movie
Best actor in a leading role Gene Hackman The French Connection
Best actress in a leading role Jane Fonda Klute
Best actor in a supporting role Ben Johnson The Last Picture Show
Best actress in a supporting role Cloris Leachman The Last Picture Show

Gene Hackman Eugene Allen Hackman (born 30 January 1930) is an Oscar winning American actor. ... The French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... Jane Fonda Jane Seymour Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American actor, writer, producer, and political activist. ... Klute is a 1971 film which tells the story of a prostitute who assists a detective in solving a murder mystery. ... There have been several people called Ben Johnson or Jonson: Ben Jonson (1572-1637; Elizabethan dramatist, poet & actor) Ben Johnson (c. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ... Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film and TV. // Early Life Born in Des Moines, Iowa, the eldest of five sisters, she majored in drama at Northwestern University. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ...

Screenplay & Direction

Category Winner Movie
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Paddy Chayefsky The Hospital
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Ernest Tidyman The French Connection
Best Director William Friedkin The French Connection
Academy Awards ceremonies

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Ernest Tidyman (January 1, 1928 - July 14, 1984) is an American author and Academy Award winning screenwriter, best known for his novels featuring the African-American detective John Shaft. ... The French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... William Friedkin (born August 29, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Jewish-American movie and television director, producer, and writer best known for directing The Exorcist and The French Connection in the early 1970s. ... The French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... This is a list of Academy Awards ceremonies, the year in film which they were honoring, their hosts, and their date of the ceremony. ... 1st Academy Awards Thursday, May 16, 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California Host Show: Douglas Fairbanks, William C. DeMille The 1st Academy Awards presented on May 16, 1929 at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. ... 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