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Academy Awards #47 and #48
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.
Which of these statements is false concerning the 47th Oscars?
The Godfather Part II had nominations in all 6 of the major categories.
The Godfather Part II won twice as many Oscars as its predecessor.
Father and son Carmine and Francis Ford Coppola won four awards total.
Sammy Davis, Jr., Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine and Frank Sinatra were co-hosts.
At the 47th Oscars, which two songs did Frankie Laine, Jack Jones and Aretha Franklin sing together?
"Blazing Saddles" and "Wherever Love Takes Me"
"We May Never Love Like This Again" and "Wherever Love Takes Me"
"Benji's Theme (I Feel Love)" and "Little Prince"
"We May Never Love Like This Again" and "Benji's Theme (I Feel Love)"
All of the films below received at least one nomination at the 47th Oscars but only one was the top grossing film for that year 1974. Which one?
The Godfather Part II
The Towering Inferno
Both "Chinatown" and "The Godfather Part II" received 11 nominations for Oscars at the 47th ceremony. How many awards did "Chinatown" win?
There were two Academy Honorary Awards at the 47th ceremony. Who received them?
Margaret Booth and Walter Lantz
Mary Pickford and Groucho Marx
Sir Laurence Olivier and King Vidor
Jean Renoir and Howard Hawks
"The Great Gatsby" was nominated for 2 Oscars at the 47th awards and won both. For which categories did this film win awards?
Best Original Dramatic Score and Best Film Editing
Best Art Direction and Best Sound
Best Film Editing and Best Costume Design
Best Costume Design and Best Original Song Score and Adaptation
Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding the 48th Oscars?
Best Film Editing award was announced as "Jaws" – Verna Fields.
Jaws was nominated for Best Picture and won all of its awards except for Picture.
There were 4 hosts at this ceremony: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, George Segaland, Goldie Hawn.
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" swept all the acting awards.
At the 48th Oscars, "The Hindenburg" received 3 nominations and the following films received 2 each: "Amarcord", "Bite the Bullet", "The Day of the Locust", "Profumo di donna", "Tommy" and "Wind and the Lion". How many total Oscars were won by these 7 films.
All of the nominees for Best Original Song were performed at the 48th Oscars. How many additional songs were performed as well?
"Barry Lyndon" received 7 Oscar nominations (winning 4), 2 less than "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (winning 5). They both received a nomination in which of the following categories?
Best Supporting Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Original Screenplay
At the 48th Oscars, Robert Blake presented a Special Achievement Award to a film for both its sound and visual effects. Which film received the award?
The Wind and the Lion
The Day of the Locust
There were many duo presenters at the 48th Award ceremony. Which pair is NOT correct?
Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland
Margaux Hemingway and Telly Savalas
Anthony Hopkins and Charlotte Rampling
Marisa Berenson and O.J. Simpson
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