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The 49th Annual Academy Awards (1977)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Warren Beatty ... Himself - Co-Host
Ellen Burstyn ... Herself - Co-Hostess
Jane Fonda ... Herself - Co-Hostess
Richard Pryor ... Himself - Co-Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
L.B. Abbott L.B. Abbott ... Himself - Winner
Jenny Agutter ... Herself - Audience Member
Edward Albert ... Himself - Performer
Jane Alexander ... Herself - Nominee
Muhammad Ali ... Himself - Presenter
Ann-Margret ... Herself - Presenter & Performer
John G. Avildsen ... Himself - Winner
Pearl Bailey ... Herself - Presenter
Marie-Christine Barrault ... Herself - Nominee
Ned Beatty ... Himself - Nominee
Pandro S. Berman ... Himself - Thalberg Award Recipient
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 49th Annual Academy Awards See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Andre R. Guttfreund and 'Peter Werner (III)' won for Best Live Action Short for their film In the Region of Ice (1976), the Academy, for some reason, only presented them with one Oscar. Presenter Marty Feldman, realizing that there was one Oscar and two winners, threw the Oscar on the floor, breaking it in half, and gave a half to each of the winners. See more »

Quotes

Richard Pryor - Co-Host: I'm here to explain why black people will never be nominated for anything. This show is going out to 75 million people - none of them black. We don't even know how to vote. There's 3,349 people in the voting thing and only two black people, Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte. We're quitting. You'll have to listen to Lawrence Welk.
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Connections

Followed by The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Gonna Fly Now
Written by Bill Conti, Carol Connors and Ayn Robbins
Performed by Ben Vereen
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Barbra Streisand performs for the first time on the Academy Awards!!
9 March 2003 | by SkippyDevereauxSee all my reviews

Although "Network" won four awards and "Rocky" won the big prize, what stands out in my mind is that Barbra Streisand sang for the first and I believe the only time in Oscar history. She sang her own song, "Evergreen" from "A Star Is Born" and also won the award for "Best Song"!! Personally, I was rooting for "All the President's Men" to win the Best Picture honors, but it did not.


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