42nd Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1970 took place on April 7, 1970 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. It was the 42nd Annual Academy Awards. In the year of award films of the past year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 1969.


There was this year, no official moderator.

Winners and nominations

Best Picture

Midnight Cowboy ( Midnight Cowboy ) - Jerome Hellman

Best Director

John Schlesinger - Midnight Cowboy ( Midnight Cowboy )

Best Actor

John Wayne - True Grit (True Grit )

Best Actress

Maggie Smith - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie )

Best Supporting Actor

Gig Young - Horses, Do it the coup de grace ( They Shoot Horses, Do not They? )

Best Supporting Actress

Goldie Hawn - Cactus Flower ( Cactus Flower)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Midnight Cowboy ( Midnight Cowboy ) - Waldo Salt

Best Original Screenplay

Two bandits ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) - William Goldman

Best Camera

Two bandits ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) - Conrad L. Hall

Best Art

Hello, Dolly! - John DeCuir, Jack Martin Smith, Herman A. Blumenthal, Walter M. Scott, George James Hopkins, Raphael Bretton

Best Costume Design

Queen of the Thousand Days ( Anne of the Thousand Days ) - Margaret Furse

Best Editing

Z - Françoise Bonnot

Best Sound

Hello, Dolly! - Jack Solomon, Murray Spivack

Best Visual Effects

Lost in Space ( Marooned ) - Robie Robinson

Best Score ( Drama / Comedy )

Two bandits ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) - Burt Bacharach

Best Original Score ( Music Film )

Hello, Dolly! - Lennie Hayton, Lionel Newman

Best Song

" Raindrops Keep Fallin 'on My Head" from Two bandits ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) - Burt Bacharach, Hal David

Best Short Film

The Magic Machines - Joan Keller Stern

Best Cartoon

It's Tough to Be a Bird - Ward Kimball

Best Documentary (Short Film )

Czechoslovakia 1968 - Denis Sanders, Robert M. Fresco

Best Documentary

L' Amour de la vie - Artur Rubinstein, Bernard Chevry

Best Foreign Language Film

Z by Costa -Gavras - Algeria


Honorary Oscar

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Scientific and Engineering Award

Technical Achievement Award