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1969 Academy Awards

The 1969 Academy Awards were presented April 7, 1970 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles.

Best PictureAnne of the Thousand Days, Hal B. Wallis, producer (Universal)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, John Foreman, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
Hello, Dolly!, Ernest Lehman, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
Midnight Cowboy, Jerome Hellman, producer (United Artists)
Z, Jacques Perrin and Hamed Rachedi, producers (Cinema V)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
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Best ActorRichard Burton, Anne of the Thousand Days
Dustin Hoffman, Midnight Cowboy
Peter O'Toole, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Jon Voight, Midnight Cowboy
John Wayne, True Grit
Best ActressGenevieve Bujold, Anne of the Thousand Days
Jane Fonda, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Liza Minnelli, The Sterile Cuckoo
Jean Simmons, The Happy Ending
Maggie Smith, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Actor in a Supporting RoleRupert Crosse, The Reivers
Elliott Gould, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Jack Nicholson, Easy Rider
Anthony Quayle, Anne of the Thousand Days
Gig Young, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Actress in a Supporting RoleCatherine Burns, Last Summer
Dyan Cannon, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Goldie Hawn, Cactus Flower
Sylvia Miles, Midnight Cowboy
Susannah York, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
DirectingCosta-Gavras, Z
George Roy Hill, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Arthur Penn, Alice's Restaurant
Sydney Pollack, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
John Schlesinger, Midnight Cowboy
Writing
Screenplay Based on Material From Another MediumJohn Hale and Bridget Boland, screenplay; Richard Sokolove, adaptation, Anne of the Thousand Days
James Poe and Robert E. Thompson, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Waldo Salt, Midnight Cowboy
Arnold Schulman, Goodbye, Columbus
Jorge Semprun and Costa-Gavras, Z
Story and Screenplay Based on Material Not Previously Published or ProducedNicola Badalucco, story; Nicola Badalucco, Enrico Medioli and Luchino Visconti, screenplay, The Damned
Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern, Easy Rider
William Goldman, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Walon Green and Roy N. Sickner, story; Walon Green and Sam Peckinpah, screenplay, The Wild Bunch
Paul Mazursky and Larry Tucker, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
CinematographyDaniel Fapp, Marooned
Conrad Hall, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Arthur Ibbetson, Anne of the Thousand Days
Charles B. Lang, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Harry Stradling, Hello, Dolly!
Art DirectionRobert Boyle and George B. Chan, art direction; Edward Boyle and Carl Biddiscombe, set decoration, Gaily, Gaily
Maurice Carter and Lionel Couch, art direction; Patrick McLoughlin, set decoration, Anne of the Thousand Days
John DeCuir, Jack Martin Smith and Herman Blumenthal, art direction; Walter M. Scott, George Hopkins and Raphael Bretton, set decoration, Hello, Dolly!
Alexander Golitzen and George C. Webb, art direction; Jack D. Moore, set decoration, Sweet Charity
Harry Horner, art direction; Frank McKelvy, set decoration, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
SoundJohn Aldred, Anne of the Thousand Days
William Edmundson and David Dockendorf, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Les Fresholtz and Arthur Piantadosi, Marooned
Robert Martin and Clem Portman, Gaily, Gaily
Jack Solomon and Murray Spivack, Hello, Dolly!
Music
Song“Come Saturday Morning,” The Sterile Cuckoo, Fred Karlin, music; Dory Previn, lyrics
“Jean,” The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Rod McKuen, music and lyrics
“Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head,” Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Burt Bacharach, music; Hal David, lyrics
“True Grit,” True Grit, Elmer Bernstein, music; Don Black, lyrics
“What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?,” The Happy Ending, Michel Legrand, music; Alan and Marilyn Bergman, lyrics
Original Score for a Motion Picture, Not a MusicalBurt Bacharach, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Georges Delerue, Anne of the Thousand Days
Jerry Fielding, The Wild Bunch
Ernest Gold, The Secret of Santa Vittoria
John Williams, The Reivers
Score of a Musical Picture, Original or AdaptationLeslie Bricusse, music and lyrics; John Williams, score, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Cy Coleman, Sweet Charity
John Green and Albert Woodbury, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Lennie Hayton and Lionel Newman, Hello, Dolly!
Nelson Riddle, Paint Your Wagon
Film EditingFrançoise Bonnot, Z
William Lyon and Earle Herdan, The Secret of Santa Vittoria
William Reynolds, Hello, Dolly!
Hugh A. Robertson, Midnight Cowboy
Fredric Steinkamp, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Costume DesignRay Aghayan, Gaily, Gaily
Donfeld, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Margaret Furse, Anne of the Thousand Days
Edith Head, Sweet Charity
Irene Sharaff, Hello, Dolly!
Special Visual EffectsEugene Lourie and Alex Weldon, Krakatoa, East of Java
Robbie Robertson, Marooned
Short Subjects
CartoonIt's Tough to Be a Bird (Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista)
Of Men and Demons (Hubley Studios; Paramount)
Walking (National Film Board of Canada; Columbia)
Live ActionBlake (National Film Board of Canada; Vaudeo, Inc.)
The Magic Machines (Fly-By-Night Productions; Manson Distributing)
People Soup (Pangloss Productions; Columbia)
Documentary
Short SubjectCzechoslovakia 1968 (Sanders-Fresco Film Makers for the U.S. Information Agency)
An Impression of John Steinbeck: Writer (Donald Wrye Productions for the U.S. Information Agency)
Jenny Is a Good Thing (A.C.I. Prod. for Project Head Start)
Leo Beuerman (Arthur H. Wolf and Russell A. Mosser, producers; Centron Production)
The Magic Machines (Fly-By-Night Productions; Manson Distributing)
FeatureArthur Rubinstein—The Love of Life (Bernard Chevry, producer; Midem Production)
Before the Mountain Was Moved (Robert K. Sharpe Productions for the Office of Economic Opportunity)
In the Year of the Pig (Emile de Antonio, producer; Emile de Antonio Production)
The Olympics in Mexico (Film Section of the Organizing Committee for the XIX Olympic Games)
The Wolf Men (Irwin Rosten, producer; MGM)
Foreign Language Film (tie)Adalen '31, Sweden
The Battle of Neretva, Yugoslavia
The Brothers Karamazov, U.S.S.R.
My Night With Maud, France
Z, Algeria
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardGeorge Jessel
Honorary AwardTo Cary Grant for his unique mastery of the art of screen acting with the respect and affection of his colleagues

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