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Encyclopedia > 54th Academy Awards
54th Academy Awards
"Chariots of Fire" poster
Date Monday, March 29, 1982
Site Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles
Preshow {{{preshow}}}
Host Johnny Carson
Producer Howard W. Koch, Melvin Frank
Director Marty Pasetta
Duration {{{duration}}}

The 54th Academy Awards were presented March 29, 1982 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Johnny Carson. The event was postponed because of the assasination attempt on newly elected President Ronald Reagan. March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian 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. ... For the article about the Erskine College president, see Dr. John Carson John William Johnny Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American actor, comedian and writer best known for his iconic status as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. ... Melvin Frank (born 13 August 1913 in Chicago, Illinois – died 13 October 1988 in Los Angeles, California) was an American screenwriter, film producer and film director. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian 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. ... For the article about the Erskine College president, see Dr. John Carson John William Johnny Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American actor, comedian and writer best known for his iconic status as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ...

Contents


Winners

Feature Films

Category Winner
Best motion picture Chariots of Fire David Puttnam
Best foreign language film Mephisto Hungary
Best documentary feature Genocide Arnold Schwartzmann and Rabbi Marvin Hier
Best animated feature

Chariots of Fire is a British film released in 1981. ... Sir David Terence Puttnam, Lord Puttnam of Queensgate CBE film producer and politician. ... There are two movies of this name. ...

Acting

Category Winner Movie
Best actor in a leading role Henry Fonda On Golden Pond
Best actress in a leading role Katharine Hepburn On Golden Pond
Best actor in a supporting role John Gielgud Arthur
Best actress in a supporting role Maureen Stapleton Reds

Fonda in the 1957 classic, 12 Angry Men. ... On Golden Pond is a 1981 film, produced by the British ITC Entertainment production company, was a Broadway play turned cinematic hit written by playwrite Ernest Thompson, which tells the story of a summer spent by an aging couple at their summer home on Golden Pond, their daughter who attempts... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic star of American film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... On Golden Pond is a 1981 film, produced by the British ITC Entertainment production company, was a Broadway play turned cinematic hit written by playwrite Ernest Thompson, which tells the story of a summer spent by an aging couple at their summer home on Golden Pond, their daughter who attempts... John Gielgud as photographed in 1936 by Carl Van Vechten Sir Arthur John Gielgud OM CH (April 14, 1904–May 21, 2000) was an English theatre and film actor, regarded by many as one of the greatest of his time. ... Arthur is a 1981 film which tells the story of a drunken playboy millionaire called Arthur Bach who can only inherit if he marries. ... Lois Maureen Stapleton (June 21, 1925 – March 13, 2006) was an American actress in film, theater and television who won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award and two Tony Awards and was elected to the American Theatre Hall of Fame. ... See also Cincinnati Reds Reds is a 1981 movie starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton. ...

Screenplay & Direction

Category Winner Movie
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Colin Welland Chariots of Fire
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Ernest Thompson On Golden Pond
Best Director Warren Beatty Reds
Academy Awards ceremonies

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On Golden Pond is a 1981 film, produced by the British ITC Entertainment production company, was a Broadway play turned cinematic hit written by playwrite Ernest Thompson, which tells the story of a summer spent by an aging couple at their summer home on Golden Pond, their daughter who attempts... Warren Beatty Henry Warren Beaty (born March 30, 1937 in Richmond, Virginia), now known as Warren Beatty, is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... See also Cincinnati Reds Reds is a 1981 movie starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton. ... 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. ... Best Picture: Broadway Melody Nominees: Alibi Hollywood Revue of 1929 In Old Arizona The Patriot Best Actor in a leading role:Warren Baxter - In Old Arizona Nominees: Chester Morris Alibi Lewis Stone The Patriot George Bancroft Thunderbolt Paul Muni The Valiant ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... 1931/32 (5th)Italic text ACTOR Wallace Beery -- The Champ {Champ} [NOTE: A tie. ... The 6th Academy Awards were held on March 16, 1934 at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. ... The 25th Academy Awards, the first televised one, honoring the best movies of 1952, was held on March 19, 1953, from the RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, Calif and the NBC International Theatre, New York, N.Y. Best Motion Picture The Greatest Show on Earth Best Actor Gary Cooper, High Noon... The 41st Academy Awards were presented April 14, 1969 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 42nd Academy Awards were presented April 7, 1970 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 43rd Academy Awards were presented April 15, 1971 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 44th Academy Awards were presented April 10, 1972 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 45th Academy Awards were presented March 27, 1973 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 46th Academy Awards were presented April 2, 1974 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 47th Academy Awards were presented April 8, 1975 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 48th Academy Awards were presented March 29, 1976 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 49th Academy Awards were presented March 28, 1977 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 50th Academy Awards were held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California on April 3, 1978. ... The 51st Academy Awards were presented April 9, 1979 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 52nd Academy Awards were presented April 14, 1980 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The 52nd Academy Awards were presented March 31, 1980 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... 76th Academy Awards Sunday, February 29, 2004 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California Hosts Preshow: Show: Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams Crew Producer: Stanley Donen Supervising Producer: Director: Marty Pasetta Duration Network // Winners See also 58th Academy Awards nominees Feature Films Directing Acting Writing Music Technical... The Awards were hosted on March 30th, 1987 by Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn and Paul Hogan. ... 60th Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 60th Academy Awards were presented April 29, 1989 at the Shrine Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles. ... 61st Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 61st Academy Awards were presented April 29, 1989 at the Shrine Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles. ... 62nd Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 62nd Academy Awards were presented March 26, 1990 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... 63rd Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 63rd Academy Awards were presented March 25, 1991 at the Shrine Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles. ... 64th Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 64th Academy Awards were presented March 30, 1992 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... 65th Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 65th Academy Awards were presented March 29, 1993 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... 66th Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 66th Academy Awards were presented March 21, 1994 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... 67th Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show:David Letterman Crew Producer:Gilbert Cates Director:Jeff Margolis Duration 3 hours, 35 minutes The 67th Academy Awards, honoring the best movies of 1994, were held on March 27, 1995, in Hollywood, California. ... 68th Academy Awards Monday, March 25, 1996 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California Host Whoopi Goldberg Crew Producer: Gil Cates Director: Louis J. Horvitz Duration X hours, XX minutes The 68th Academy Awards was held on March 25, 1996 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles... 69th Academy Awards® Monday, March 24, 1997 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California Host Billy Crystal Crew Producer: Gil Cates Director: Louis J. Horvitz Duration X hours, XX minutes The 69th Academy Awards® were dominated by movies produced by independent studios, financed outside of mainstream Hollywood, leading to... 70th Academy Awards Monday, March 23, 1998 at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood Host Show: Billy Crystal Crew Producer: Gil Cates Director: Louis J. Horvitz Duration 3 hours, 41 minutes The 70th Academy Awards were noted for their high ratings and the 11 wins racked up by the Best Picture... 71st Academy Awards® Sunday, March 21, 1999 at the Los Angeles County Music Center in Los Angeles, California Host Show: Whoopi Goldberg Pre-Show: Geena Davis Crew Producer: Gil Cates Duration 4 hours, 2 minutes The 71st Academy Awards® ceremony took place at Los Angeles County Music Center, and was... 72nd Academy Awards Sunday, March 26, 2000 at the Los Angeles County Music Center in Los Angeles, California Host Show: Billy Crystal Pre-Show: Meredith Viera Crew Producers: Richard Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck Duration 4 hours, 4 minutes The 72nd Academy Awards ceremony took place at Los Angeles County... 73rd Academy Awards Sunday, March 25, 2001 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California Host Show: Steve Martin Crew Producer: Gil Cates Duration 4 hours, 23 minutes Network ABC Rating 44. ... 74th Academy Awards Sunday, March 24, 2002 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California Host Show: Whoopi Goldberg Crew Producer: Laura Ziskin Duration 4 hours, 23 minutes The 74th Academy Awards ceremony was significant for a number of reasons. ... 75th Academy Awards Sunday, March 23, 2003 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California Host Show: Steve Martin Crew Producer: Gil Cates Duration 3 hours, 30 minutes The 75th Academy Awards ceremony was originally intended to be an especially festive celebration of the ceremonys 75th anniversary. ... 76th Academy Awards Sunday, February 29, 2004 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California Hosts Preshow: Billy Bush, Chris Connelly & Maria Menounos Show: Billy Crystal Crew Producer: Joe Roth Supervising Producer: Michael Seligman Director: Lou Horvitz Duration 3 hours, 40 minutes Network ABC The big contenders for the 76th Academy... 77th Academy Awards Sunday, February 27, 2005 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California Hosts Preshow: Billy Bush, Jann Carl, Chris Connelly & Shaun Robinson Show: Chris Rock Crew Producer: Gilbert Cates Director: Louis J. Horvitz Duration 3 hours, 10 minutes The 77th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for... The 78th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were held on March 5, 2006 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. ... This article is being considered for deletion for the 2nd time in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...


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