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

Question 2:

"A Long Way from Nowhere" was nominated for an Oscar at the 43rd ceremony for this category.
Best Animated Short
Best Live Action Short
Best Documentary Feature
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
I Never Sang for My Father; Woodstock
Lovers and Other Strangers; Woodstock
Darling Lili; I Never Sang for My Father

Question 5:

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

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
Glen Campbell
Petula Clark
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?
Red Buttons
Natalie Wood
Jack Lemmon
Jennifer O'Neill

Question 8:

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

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
Orson Welles
Henri Langlois

Question 10:

At the 44th Oscars, only this film received two nominations and two awards.
The Hospital
The Andromeda Strain
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.
Lillian Gish
Irene Dunne
Betty Grable
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
Debbie Reynolds
Liza Minnelli


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