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Academy Awards #43 and #44

written by: thaibob
 
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.

Question 1:


At the 43rd ceremony, this person declared that the Academy Awards were "a two-hour meat parade, a public display with contrived suspense for economic reasons."
Marlon Brando
Melvyn Douglas
George C. Scott
Dudley Nichols

Question 2:


"A Long Way from Nowhere" was nominated for an Oscar at the 43rd ceremony for this category.
Best Live Action Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Animated Short
Best Documentary Feature

Question 3:


The four actors listed received awards at the 43rd Oscars - 2 honorary awards, a Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award and a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Who won the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award?
Orson Wells
Ingmar Bergman
Frank Sinatra
Lilian Gish

Question 4:


The four films listed all received 3 nominations but only 2 of them went home with an Oscar at the 43rd ceremony. Which were the lucky two?
Darling Lili; Lovers and Other Strangers
Darling Lili; I Never Sang for My Father
I Never Sang for My Father; Woodstock
Lovers and Other Strangers; Woodstock

Question 5:


Where did the 43rd Academy Award ceremony take place?
Pantages Theatre
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Shrine Auditorium
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

Question 6:


All five of the nominated songs for Best Original Song were sung at the 43rd Oscars. Who sang 2 of them?
Barbra Streisand
Lola Falana
Petula Clark
Glen Campbell

Question 7:


There were 4 hosts at the 44th Academy Award ceremony. Three of them were: Helen Hayes, Alan King and, Sammy Davis, Jr. Who was the other host?
Jennifer O'Neill
Red Buttons
Natalie Wood
Jack Lemmon

Question 8:


Which film won the two supporting actor awards at the 44th Oscars?
Fiddler on the Roof
The Last Picture Show
A Clockwork Orange
The French Connection

Question 9:


An honorary award was presented at the 44th Oscars to this person who had previously won one before. It was "for the incalculable effect he has had in making motion pictures the art form of this century."
Charlie Chaplin
Howard Hawks
Henri Langlois
Orson Welles

Question 10:


At the 44th Oscars, only this film received two nominations and two awards.
The Hospital
The Andromeda Strain
Sentinels of Silence
Klute

Question 11:


One of the stirring moments at the 44th Academy Awards was the appearance of this lady who was battling cancer at the time. She appeared with one of her leading men, Dick Haymes, to present the musical scoring awards.
Norma Shearer
Lillian Gish
Irene Dunne
Betty Grable

Question 12:


The Carpenters were the only group to perform one of the nominees for Best Original Song at the 44th Oscars. Of the other four songs, three were sung by men. Who was the only female performer?
Joey Heatherton
Liza Minnelli
Debbie Reynolds
Leslie Caron

 


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