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Encyclopedia > 49th Academy Awards
49th Academy Awards
Date Monday, March 28, 1977
Site Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles
Network ABC
Host Richard Pryor, Jane Fonda, Ellen Burstyn, Warren Beatty
Producer William Friedkin
Director Marty Pasetta
Duration 3 hours, 38 minutes

The 49th Academy Awards were presented March 28, 1977 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Richard Pryor, Jane Fonda, Ellen Burstyn, and Warren Beatty. is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... 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). ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article is about the Australian television channel. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. ... Ellen Burstyn (born December 7, 1932 as Edna Rae Gillooly in Detroit, Michigan) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Henry Warren Beatty (born March 30, 1937), better known as Warren Beatty, is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... William Friedkin (born August 29, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois) is an Academy Award-winning American movie and television director, producer and screenwriter best known for directing The Exorcist and The French Connection in the early 1970s. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... 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). ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. ... Ellen Burstyn (born December 7, 1932 as Edna Rae Gillooly in Detroit, Michigan) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Henry Warren Beatty (born March 30, 1937), better known as Warren Beatty, is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ...

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Winners

Feature Films

Category Winner
Best motion picture Rocky Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff
Best foreign language film Black and White in Color Ivory Coast
Best documentary feature Harlan County, USA Barbara Kopple
Best animated feature

For other uses, see Rocky (disambiguation). ... Irwin Winkler (born May 25, 1931) is an American film producer and director. ... Robert Chartoff (b. ... Noirs et blancs en couleur, (USA:Black and White in Color)was a 1976 war film directed by Jean Jacques Annaud on his directorial debut about French colonists at war with the Germans in Africa. ... Côte dIvoire (often called Ivory Coast in English; see below about the name) is a country in West Africa. ... Harlan County, USA is a 1976 documentary film documenting the efforts of 180 coal miners on strike in Harlan County, Kentucky in 1974. ... Barbara Kopple (born July 30, 1946) is an American film director primarily known for her work in documentary film. ...

Acting

Category Winner Movie
Best actor in a leading role Peter Finch Network
Best actress in a leading role Faye Dunaway Network
Best actor in a supporting role Jason Robards All the President's Men
Best actress in a supporting role Beatrice Straight Network

Peter Finch (September 28, 1912 – January 14, 1977) was an English-born actor with strong Australian connections. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941, in Bascom, Florida) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the 1976 film. ... Beatrice Straight as parapsychologist Dr. Martha Lesh in the movie Poltergeist (1982) Beatrice Whitney Straight (August 2, 1914 – April 7, 2001) was an Academy Award-winning American theater and film actress. ... This article contains a trivia section. ...

Screenplay & Direction

Category Winner Movie
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Paddy Chayefsky Network
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium William Goldman All the President's Men
Best Director John G. Avildsen Rocky

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