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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."
Melvyn Douglas
Dudley Nichols
Marlon Brando
George C. Scott

Question 2:

"A Long Way from Nowhere" was nominated for an Oscar at the 43rd ceremony for this category.
Best Animated Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Live Action 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?
Ingmar Bergman
Frank Sinatra
Lilian Gish
Orson Wells

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
Darling Lili; I Never Sang for My Father
I Never Sang for My Father; Woodstock

Question 5:

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

Question 6:

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

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?
Natalie Wood
Jack Lemmon
Red Buttons
Jennifer O'Neill

Question 8:

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

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
Henri Langlois
Howard Hawks
Orson Welles

Question 10:

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

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
Irene Dunne
Lillian Gish
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?
Liza Minnelli
Debbie Reynolds
Joey Heatherton
Leslie Caron


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