43rd Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1971 took place on 15 April 1971 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. It was the 43rd Annual Academy Awards. In the year of award films of the past year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 1970.


There was this year, no official moderator.

Winners and nominations

Best Picture

Patton - Rebell in Uniform ( Patton ) - Frank McCarthy

Best Director

Franklin J. Schaffner - Patton - Rebell in Uniform ( Patton )

Best Actor

George C. Scott - Patton - Rebell in Uniform ( Patton )

Best Actress

Glenda Jackson - Women in Love ( Women in Love )

Best Supporting Actor

John Mills - Ryan's Daughter ( Ryan 's Daughter )

Best Supporting Actress

Helen Hayes - Airport

Best Adapted Screenplay

M * A * S * H - Ring Lardner Jr.

Best Original Screenplay

Patton - Rebell in Uniform ( Patton ) - Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North

Best Camera

Ryan's Daughter ( Ryan 's Daughter ) - Freddie Young

Best Art

Patton - Rebell in Uniform ( Patton ) - Urie McCleary, Gil Parrondo, Antonio Mateos, Pierre- Louis Thévenet

Best Costume Design

Cromwell - Vittorio Nino Novarese

Best Editing

Patton - Rebell in Uniform ( Patton ) - Hugh S. Fowler

Best Sound

Patton - Rebell in Uniform ( Patton ) - Douglas O. Williams, Don J. Bassman

Best Visual Effects

Tora! Tora! Tora! - A. D. Flowers, L. B. Abbott

Best Music ( Original Score )

Love Story - Francis Lai

Best Music ( Original Song Score)

Let It Be - Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Best Song

" For All We Know " from Lovers and Other Strangers ( Lovers and Other Strangers ) - Fred Karlin, Robb Royer, Jimmy Griffin

Best Short Film

The Resurrection of Broncho Billy - John Longenecker

Best Cartoon

Is It Always Right to Be Right? - Nick Bosustow

Best Documentary (Short Film )

Interviews with My Lai Veterans - Joseph Strick

Best Documentary

Woodstock - Bob Maurice

Best Foreign Language Film

Investigation of a citizen above suspicion ( Indagin su un di sopra di ogni cittadino al sospetto ) by Elio Petri - Italy


Honorary Oscar

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Scientific and Engineering Award

Technical Achievement Award