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Academy Awards #39 and #40
It would be best to start with the 1st Academy Award Quiz (Academy Awards #1- #5) and work your way up. Otherwise you may get confused and you won't get the feeling of travelling along with the Academy to its present day position.
Of the top 6 awards (Best Picture, Director and the four acting awards) at the 39th Oscar ceremony, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "A Man for All Seasons" garnered 5 of them. Who was the spoiler?
Mako – The Sand Pebbles (Best Supporting Actor)
Walter Matthau – The Fortune Cookie (Best Supporting Actor)
Steve McQueen – The Sand Pebbles (Best Actor)
Michael Caine – Alfie (Best Actor)
Director, producer and film editor Robert Wise received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award at the 39th Oscars for his contributions to the film industry. For which of the following movies was he nominated for Best Film Editing?
The Sand Pebbles
The Sound of Music
West Side Story
Which of the following statements below is FALSE in connection with the 39th Oscar ceremony?
It was the first time a film (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) received an acting nomination for every credited cast member.
It was the first time a film (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) was nominated in every category for which it was eligible.
It was the first time two sisters, Vanessa Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave, were both nominated for Best Actress.
None of these
Normally, Oscars are presented by one or two people but, at the 39th ceremony, three people presented a category of awards. Which category was it?
Of the 4 films listed below, 3 won for all categories for which they were nominated at the 39th Oscars. Which film did not win an award?
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
"Hawaii" was a big loser winning nothing at the 39th Oscars. It lost to "Fantastic Voyage" for Best Visual Effects, the only other nominated film in that category. So, how many nominations did it receive?
At the 40th Oscar ceremony, "The Graduate" won an Oscar for Mike Nichols as Best Director. Out of 7 nominations, which other Oscar did it win?
It didn't win any other Oscar.
Best Cinematography - Robert Surtees
Best Actress - Anne Bancroft
Best Actor - Dustin Hoffman
Which of the following films at the 40th Academy Awards ceremony took home the most Oscars?
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Bonnie and Clyde
Of the following films, all received multiple nominations but one did not receive an Oscar at the 40th ceremony. Which film was the loser here?
The Dirty Dozen
In Cold Blood
Cool Hand Luke
A Place to Stand
Whose acceptance speech, delivered at the 40th Academy Awards ceremony, contained only the words "Thank you" and is regarded as the shortest in Oscar history?
Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde)
Stirling Silliphant (In the Heat of the Night)
Alfred Hitchcock (Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award)
William Rose (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner)
Due to the urging of the president of the Academy, 18 of the 20 nominees for acting awards were present for the 40th Oscar ceremony. Who was this insistent president?
The Best Original Song at the 40th Oscars was won by "Talk to the Animals" from "Doctor Dolittle" and sung by Sammy Davis Jr. Of the other nominees, which person was NOT the performer of the nominated song?
Angela Lansbury ("Thoroughly Modern Millie" from Thoroughly Modern Millie)
Barbra Streisand ("The Eyes of Love" from Banning)
Louis Armstrong ("The Bare Necessities" from The Jungle Book)
Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 ("The Look of Love" from Casino Royale)
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