46th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1974 took place on April 2, 1974 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. It was the 46th Annual Academy Awards. In the year of award films of the past year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 1973.


John Huston, David Niven, Burt Reynolds, and Diana Ross led as moderators of the Oscar ceremony.

Winners and nominations

Best Picture

The Sting ( The Sting ) - Tony Bill, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips

Best Director

George Roy Hill - The Sting ( The Sting )

Best Actor

Jack Lemmon - Save the Tiger

Best Actress

Glenda Jackson - Man, you're great! (A Touch of Class )

Best Supporting Actor

John Houseman - The time of testing ( The Paper Chase )

Best Supporting Actress

Tatum O'Neal - Paper Moon

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Exorcist ( The Exorcist ) - William Peter Blatty

Best Original Screenplay

The Sting ( The Sting ) - David S. Ward

Best Camera

Cries and Whispers ( Viskningar och rop ) - Sven Nykvist

Best Art

The Sting ( The Sting ) - Henry Bumstead, James W. Payne

Best Costume Design

The Sting ( The Sting ) - Edith Head

Best Editing

The Sting ( The Sting ) - William Reynolds

Best Sound

The Exorcist ( The Exorcist ) - Robert Knudson, Christopher Newman

Best Music (Original Dramatic Score )

The Way We Were ( The Way We Were ) - Marvin Hamlisch

Best Music ( Original Song Score)

The Sting ( The Sting ) - Marvin Hamlisch

Best Song

"The Way We Were " from The Way We Were ( The Way We Were ) - Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman

Best Animated Short Film

Frank film - Frank Mouris

Best Short Film

The Bolero - Allan Miller, William Fertik

Best Documentary (Short Film )

Princeton: A Search for Answers - Julian Krainin, DeWitt Sage

Best Documentary

The Great American Cowboy - Kieth Merrill

Best Foreign Language Film

Day for Night (La Nuit américaine ) by François Truffaut - France


Honorary Oscar

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Scientific and Engineering Award

Technical Achievement Award