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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
Dudley Nichols
George C. Scott
Melvyn Douglas

Question 2:

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

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?
Frank Sinatra
Orson Wells
Ingmar Bergman
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
Lovers and Other Strangers; Woodstock
I Never Sang for My Father; Woodstock
Darling Lili; I Never Sang for My Father

Question 5:

Where did the 43rd Academy Award ceremony take place?
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Pantages Theatre
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
Petula Clark
Glen Campbell
Lola Falana

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
Natalie Wood
Jack Lemmon
Red Buttons

Question 8:

Which film won the two supporting actor awards at the 44th Oscars?
The Last Picture Show
Fiddler on the Roof
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."
Howard Hawks
Orson Welles
Charlie Chaplin
Henri Langlois

Question 10:

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

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.
Irene Dunne
Betty Grable
Lillian Gish
Norma Shearer

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?
Leslie Caron
Joey Heatherton
Liza Minnelli
Debbie Reynolds


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