The Academy Awards

Season 52 Episode 1

The 52nd Annual Academy Awards

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Apr 14, 1980 on ABC

Episode Recap

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLEDustin Hoffman -- Kramer vs. Kramer ("Ted Kramer") • Jack Lemmon -- The China Syndrome ("Jack Godell") • Al Pacino -- ...And Justice for All ("Arthur Kirkland") • Roy Scheider -- All That Jazz ("Joe Gideon") • Peter Sellers -- Being There ("John Chance, the gardener (aka Chauncey Gardiner)") ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLEMelvyn Douglas -- Being There ("Benjamin Rand") • Robert Duvall -- Apocalypse Now ("Lieutenant Colonel Kilgore") • Frederic Forrest -- The Rose ("Dyer") • Justin Henry -- Kramer vs. Kramer ("Billy Kramer") • Mickey Rooney -- The Black Stallion ("Henry Dailey") ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE • Jill Clayburgh -- Starting Over ("Marilyn Homberg") • Sally Field -- Norma Rae ("Norma Rae") • Jane Fonda -- The China Syndrome ("Kimberly Wells") • Marsha Mason -- Chapter Two ("Jennie MacLaine") • Bette Midler -- The Rose ("Rose") ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE • Jane Alexander -- Kramer vs. Kramer ("Margaret Phelps") • Barbara Barrie -- Breaking Away ("Mrs. Stohler") • Candice Bergen -- Starting Over ("Jessica Potter") • Mariel Hemingway -- Manhattan ("Tracy") • Meryl Streep -- Kramer vs. Kramer ("Joanna Kramer") ART DIRECTIONAlien -- Art Direction: Michael Seymour, Les Dilley, Roger Christian; Set Decoration: Ian Whittaker • All That Jazz -- Art Direction: Philip Rosenberg, Tony Walton; Set Decoration: Edward Stewart, Gary BrinkApocalypse Now -- Art Direction: Dean Tavoularis, Angelo Graham; Set Decoration: George R. Nelson • The China Syndrome -- Art Direction: George Jenkins; Set Decoration: Arthur Jeph Parker • Star Trek - The Motion Picture -- Art Direction: Harold Michelson, Joe Jennings, Leon Harris, John Vallone; Set Decoration: Linda DeScenna CINEMATOGRAPHYAll That Jazz -- Giuseppe Rotunno • Apocalypse Now -- Vittorio StoraroThe Black Hole -- Frank Phillips • Kramer vs. Kramer -- Nestor Almendros • 1941 -- William A. Fraker COSTUME DESIGNAgatha -- Shirley Russell • All That Jazz -- Albert WolskyButch and Sundance: The Early Days -- William Ware Theiss • The Europeans -- Judy Moorcroft • La Cage aux Folles -- Piero Tosi, Ambra Danon DIRECTINGAll That Jazz -- Bob Fosse • Apocalypse Now -- Francis Coppola • Breaking Away -- Peter Yates • Kramer vs. Kramer -- Robert BentonLa Cage aux Folles -- Edouard Molinaro DOCUMENTARY (Feature)Best Boy -- Ira Wohl, ProducerGeneration on the Wind -- David A. Vassar, Producer • Going the Distance -- Paul Cowan and Jacques Bobet, Producers • The Killing Ground -- Steve Singer and Tom Priestley, Producers • The War at Home -- Glenn Silber and Barry Alexander Brown, Producers DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)Dae -- Risto Teofilovski, Producer • Koryo Celadon -- Donald A. Connolly and James R. Messenger, Producers • Nails -- Phillip Borsos, Producer • Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist -- Saul J. Turell, ProducerRemember Me -- Dick Young, Producer FILM EDITINGAll That Jazz -- Alan HeimApocalypse Now -- Richard Marks, Walter Murch, Gerald B. Greenberg, Lisa Fruchtman • The Black Stallion -- Robert Dalva • Kramer vs. Kramer -- Jerry Greenberg • The Rose -- Robert L. Wolfe, C. Timothy O'Meara FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMThe Maids of Wilko -- Poland • Mama Turns a Hundred -- Spain • A Simple Story -- France • The Tin Drum -- Federal Republic of GermanyTo Forget Venice -- Italy MUSIC (Original Score)The Amityville Horror -- Lalo Schifrin • The Champ -- Dave Grusin • A Little Romance -- Georges DelerueStar Trek - The Motion Picture -- Jerry Goldsmith • 10 -- Henry Mancini MUSIC (Original Song Score and Its Adaptation -or- Adaptation Score)All That Jazz -- Adaptation Score by Ralph BurnsBreaking Away -- Adaptation Score by Patrick Williams • The Muppet Movie -- Song Score by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher; Adaptation Score by Paul Williams MUSIC (Original Song) • "I'll Never Say 'Goodbye'" from The Promise -- Music by David Shire; Lyric by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman • "It Goes Like It Goes" from Norma Rae -- Music by David Shire; Lyric by Norman Gimbel • "It's Easy To Say" from 10 -- Music by Henry Mancini; Lyric by Robert Wells • "The Rainbow Connection" from The Muppet Movie -- Music and Lyric by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher • "Through the Eyes of Love" from Ice Castles -- Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyric by Carole Bayer Sager BEST PICTUREAll That Jazz -- Robert Alan Aurthur, Producer • Apocalypse Now -- Francis Coppola, Producer; Fred Roos, Gray Frederickson and Tom Sternberg, Co-Producers • Breaking Away -- Peter Yates, Producer • Kramer vs. Kramer -- Stanley R. Jaffe, ProducerNorma Rae -- Tamara Asseyev and Alex Rose, Producers SHORT FILM (Animated)Dream Doll -- Bob Godfrey and Zlatko Grgic, Producers • Every Child -- Derek Lamb, ProducerIt's So Nice to Have a Wolf around the House -- Paul Fierlinger, Producer SHORT FILM (Live Action)Board and Care -- Sarah Pillsbury and Ron Ellis, ProducersBravery in the Field -- Roman Kroitor and Stefan Wodoslawsky, Producers • Oh Brother, My Brother -- Carol Lowell and Ross Lowell, Producers • The Solar Film -- Saul Bass and Michael Britton, Producers • Solly's Diner -- Harry Mathias, Jay Zukerman and Larry Hankin, Producers SOUNDApocalypse Now -- Walter Murch, Mark Berger, Richard Beggs, Nat BoxerThe Electric Horseman -- Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Michael Minkler, Al Overton • Meteor -- William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin, Michael J. Kohut, Jack Solomon • 1941 -- Robert Knudson, Robert J. Glass, Don MacDougall, Gene S. Cantamessa • The Rose -- Theodore Soderberg, Douglas Williams, Paul Wells, Jim Webb VISUAL EFFECTSAlien -- H.R. Giger, Carlo Rambaldi, Brian Johnson, Nick Allder, Denys AylingThe Black Hole -- Peter Ellenshaw, Art Cruickshank, Eustace Lycett, Danny Lee, Harrison Ellenshaw, Joe Hale • Moonraker -- Derek Meddings, Paul Wilson, John Evans • 1941 -- William A. Fraker, A. D. Flowers, Gregory Jein • Star Trek - The Motion Picture -- Douglas Trumbull, John Dykstra, Richard Yuricich, Robert Swarthe, Dave Stewart, Grant McCune WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium)Apocalypse Now -- John Milius, Francis Coppola • Kramer vs. Kramer -- Robert BentonLa Cage aux Folles -- Francis Veber, Edouard Molinaro, Marcello Danon, Jean Poiret • A Little Romance -- Allan Burns • Norma Rae -- Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank, Jr. WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)All That Jazz -- Robert Alan Aurthur, Bob Fosse • ...And Justice for All -- Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson • Breaking Away -- Steve TesichThe China Syndrome -- Mike Gray, T.S. Cook, James Bridges • Manhattan -- Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (Sound Editing)The Black Stallion -- Alan Splet JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARDRobert Benjamin HONORARY AWARD • To Alec Guinness for advancing the art of screen acting through a host of memorable and distinguished performances. • To Hal Elias for his dedication and distinguished service to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARDRay Stark SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Academy Award of Merit) • To MARK SERRURIER for the progressive development of the Moviola from the 1924 invention of his father, Iwan Serrurier, to the present Series 20 sophisticated film editing equipment. [Editorial] SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Scientific and Engineering Award) • To NEIMAN-TILLAR ASSOCIATES for the creative development and to MINI-MICRO SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED, for the design and engineering of an Automated Computer-Controlled Editing Sound System (ACCESS) for motion picture post-production. [Sound] SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Technical Achievement Award) • To MICHAEL V. CHEWEY, WALTER G. EGGERS and ALLEN HECHT of M-G-M Laboratories for the development of a Computer-controlled Paper Tape Programmer System and its applications in the motion picture laboratory. [Laboratory] • To IRWIN YOUNG, PAUL KAUFMAN and FREDRIK SCHLYTER of Du Art Film Laboratories, Incorporated, for the development of a Computer-controlled Paper Tape Programmer System and its applications in the motion picture laboratory. [Laboratory] • To JAMES S. STANFIELD and PAUL W. TRESTER for the development and manufacture of a device for the repair or protection of sprocket holes in motion picture film. [Projection] • To ZORAN PERISIC of Courier Films, Limited, for the Zoptic Special Optical Effects Device for motion picture photography. [Special Photographic] • To A. D. FLOWERS and LOGAN R. FRAZEE for the development of a device to control flight patterns of miniature airplanes during motion picture photography. [Stage Operations] • To PHOTO RESEARCH DIVISION OF KOLLMORGEN CORPORATION for the development of the Spectra Series II Cine Special Exposure Meter for motion picture photography. [Photography] • To BRUCE LYON and JOHN LAMB for the development of a Video Animation System for testing motion picture animation sequences. [Cartoon Process] • To ROSS LOWELL of Lowel-Light Manufacturing, Incorporated, for the development of compact lighting equipment for motion picture photography. [Lighting] MEDAL OF COMMENDATION • To John O. Aalberg in appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. • To Charles G. Clarke in appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. • To John G. Frayne in appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.