The Academy Awards

Season 62 Episode 62

The 62nd Annual Academy Awards

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Mar 26, 1990 on ABC

Episode Recap

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE • Kenneth Branagh -- Henry V ("Henry V") • Tom Cruise -- Born on the Fourth of July ("Ron Kovic") • Daniel Day Lewis -- My Left Foot ("Christy Brown") • Morgan Freeman -- Driving Miss Daisy ("Hoke Colburn") • Robin Williams -- Dead Poets Society ("John Keating") ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE • Danny Aiello -- Do the Right Thing ("Sal") • Dan Aykroyd -- Driving Miss Daisy ("Boolie Werthan") • Marlon Brando -- A Dry White Season ("McKenzie") • Martin Landau -- Crimes and Misdemeanors ("Judah Rosenthal") • Denzel Washington -- Glory ("Trip") ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE • Isabelle Adjani -- Camille Claudel ("Camille Claudel") • Pauline Collins -- Shirley Valentine ("Shirley Valentine") • Jessica Lange -- Music Box ("Ann Talbot") • Michelle Pfeiffer -- The Fabulous Baker Boys ("Susie Diamond") • Jessica Tandy -- Driving Miss Daisy ("Daisy Werthan") ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLEBrenda Fricker -- My Left Foot ("Mrs. Brown") • Anjelica Huston -- Enemies, A Love Story ("Tamara") • Lena Olin -- Enemies, A Love Story ("Masha") • Julia Roberts -- Steel Magnolias ("Shelby Eatenton") • Dianne Wiest -- Parenthood ("Helen") ART DIRECTIONThe Abyss -- Art Direction: Leslie Dilley; Set Decoration: Anne Kuljian • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen -- Art Direction: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo • Batman -- Art Direction: Anton Furst; Set Decoration: Peter YoungDriving Miss Daisy -- Art Direction: Bruno Rubeo; Set Decoration: Crispian Sallis • Glory -- Art Direction: Norman Garwood; Set Decoration: Garrett Lewis CINEMATOGRAPHYThe Abyss -- Mikael Salomon • Blaze -- Haskell Wexler • Born on the Fourth of July -- Robert Richardson • The Fabulous Baker Boys -- Michael Ballhaus • Glory -- Freddie Francis COSTUME DESIGNThe Adventures of Baron Munchausen -- Gabriella Pescucci • Driving Miss Daisy -- Elizabeth McBride • Harlem Nights -- Joe I. Tompkins • Henry V -- Phyllis DaltonValmont -- Theodor Pistek DIRECTINGBorn on the Fourth of July -- Oliver StoneCrimes and Misdemeanors -- Woody Allen • Dead Poets Society -- Peter Weir • Henry V -- Kenneth Branagh • My Left Foot -- Jim Sheridan DOCUMENTARY (Feature)Adam Clayton Powell -- Richard Killberg and Yvonne Smith, Producers • Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt -- Robert Epstein and Bill Couturié, ProducersCrack USA: County under Siege -- Vince DiPersio and William Guttentag, Producers • For All Mankind -- Al Reinert and Betsy Broyles Breier, Producers • Super Chief: The Life and Legacy of Earl Warren -- Judith Leonard and Bill Jersey, Producers DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)Fine Food, Fine Pastries, Open 6 to 9 -- David Petersen, Producer • The Johnstown Flood -- Charles Guggenheim, ProducerYad Vashem: Preserving the Past to Ensure the Future -- Ray Errol Fox, Producer FILM EDITINGThe Bear -- Noëlle Boisson • Born on the Fourth of July -- David Brenner, Joe HutshingDriving Miss Daisy -- Mark Warner • The Fabulous Baker Boys -- William Steinkamp • Glory -- Steven Rosenblum FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMCamille Claudel -- France • Cinema Paradiso -- ItalyJesus of Montreal -- Canada • Waltzing Regitze -- Denmark • What Happened to Santiago -- Puerto Rico MAKEUPThe Adventures of Baron Munchausen -- Maggie Weston, Fabrizio Sforza • Dad -- Dick Smith, Ken Diaz, Greg Nelson • Driving Miss Daisy -- Manlio Rocchetti, Lynn Barber, Kevin Haney MUSIC (Original Score)Born on the Fourth of July -- John Williams • The Fabulous Baker Boys -- David Grusin • Field of Dreams -- James Horner • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade -- John Williams • The Little Mermaid -- Alan Menken MUSIC (Original Song) • "After All" from Chances Are -- Music by Tom Snow; Lyric by Dean Pitchford • "The Girl Who Used To Be Me" from Shirley Valentine -- Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyric by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman • "I Love To See You Smile" from Parenthood -- Music and Lyric by Randy Newman • "Kiss the Girl" from The Little Mermaid -- Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman • "Under the Sea" from The Little Mermaid -- Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman BEST PICTUREBorn on the Fourth of July -- A. Kitman Ho and Oliver Stone, Producers • Dead Poets Society -- Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas, Producers • Driving Miss Daisy -- Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck, ProducersField of Dreams -- Lawrence Gordon and Charles Gordon, Producers • My Left Foot -- Noel Pearson, Producer SHORT FILM (Animated)Balance -- Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang LauensteinThe Cow -- Alexander Petrov • The Hill Farm -- Mark Baker SHORT FILM (Live Action)Amazon Diary -- Robert Nixon • The Childeater -- Jonathan Tammuz • Work Experience -- James Hendrie SOUNDThe Abyss -- Don Bassman, Kevin F. Cleary, Richard Overton, Lee Orloff • Black Rain -- Donald O. Mitchell, Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Keith A. Wester • Born on the Fourth of July -- Michael Minkler, Gregory H. Watkins, Wylie Stateman, Tod A. Maitland • Glory -- Donald O. Mitchell, Gregg C. Rudloff, Elliot Tyson, Russell Williams IIIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade -- Ben Burtt, Gary Summers, Shawn Murphy, Tony Dawe SOUND EFFECTS EDITINGBlack Rain -- Milton C. Burrow, William L. Manger • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade -- Ben Burtt, Richard HymnsLethal Weapon 2 -- Robert Henderson, Alan Robert Murray VISUAL EFFECTSThe Abyss -- John Bruno, Dennis Muren, Hoyt Yeatman, Dennis SkotakThe Adventures of Baron Munchausen -- Richard Conway, Kent Houston • Back to the Future Part II -- Ken Ralston, Michael Lantieri, John Bell, Steve Gawley WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium)Born on the Fourth of July -- Oliver Stone, Ron Kovic • Driving Miss Daisy -- Alfred UhryEnemies, A Love Story -- Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky • Field of Dreams -- Phil Alden Robinson • My Left Foot -- Jim Sheridan, Shane Connaughton WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)Crimes and Misdemeanors -- Woody Allen • Dead Poets Society -- Tom SchulmanDo the Right Thing -- Spike Lee • sex, lies, and videotape -- Steven Soderbergh • When Harry Met Sally... -- Nora Ephron JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARDHoward W. Koch HONORARY AWARD • To Akira Kurosawa for accomplishments that have inspired, delighted, enriched and entertained audiences and influenced filmmakers throughout the world. GORDON E. SAWYER AWARDPierre Angenieux SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Scientific and Engineering Award) • To JAMES KETCHAM of JSK Engineering, for the excellence in engineering and the broad adaptability of the SDA521B Advance/Retard system for magnetic film sound dubbing. [Sound] • To J. NOXON LEAVITT, for the invention of, and ISTEC, INCORPORATED, for the continuing development of the Wescam Stabilized Camera System. [Camera] • To GEOFFREY H. WILLIAMSON of Wilcam Photo Research, Incorporated, for the design and development, and to ROBERT D. AUGUSTE for the electronic design and development of the Wilcam W-7 200 frames-per-second VistaVision Rotating Mirror Reflex Camera. [Camera] • To J. L. FISHER of J. L. Fisher, Incorporated, for the design and manufacture of a small, mobile motion picture camera platform known as the Fisher Model Ten Dolly. [Camera Cranes] • To KLAUS RESCH for the design, ERICH FITZ and FGV SCHMIDLE & FITZ for the development of the Super Panther MS-180 Camera Dolly. [Camera Cranes] SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL AWARD (Technical Achievement Award) • To DR. LEO CATOZZO for the design and development of the CIR-Catozzo Self-Perforating Adhesive Tape Film Splicer. [Editorial] • To MAGNA-TECH ELECTRONIC COMPANY for the introduction of the first remotely controlled Advance/Retard function for magnetic film sound dubbing. [Sound] AWARD OF COMMENDATION • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors commends the contributions of the members of the engineering committees of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). By establishing industry standards, they have greatly contributed to making film a primary form of international communication.

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