1976 Academy Awards – An Introduction

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The Awards risked debauchery this year by allowing Richard Pryor on the mic, backed up by Jane Fonda, Ellen Burstyn, and Warren Beatty. We had our first ever posthumous acting win (Peter Finch), and the first woman (Lina Wertmuller) to be nominated in the Directing category. As usual, there were some standouts with respect to multiple nominations – both Network and Rocky received ten, and All The President’s Men grabbed eight. Which, if any, of these movies will feature heavily in my picks?

Presenting awards this year were Muhammad Ali and Sly Stallone, Louise Fletcher, Jack Nicholson and many more, while performances came from the likes of Bill Conti, Tom Jones, and Ann-Margret. The sole Honorary Award went to Pandro S Berman – one of early Hollywood’s biggest Producers.

Join us over the next few weeks as I deliver my verdict on each category, and feel free to share your picks too!

 

2 thoughts on “1976 Academy Awards – An Introduction

  1. John Charet July 20, 2019 / 2:13 am

    Great introductions 🙂 Can’t wait to see your choices 🙂 Anyway, keep up the great work as always 🙂

    • carlosnightman July 20, 2019 / 7:39 am

      I must try to do two posts a week to get through things more quickly

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