Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1970 (43rd Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1970 Academy Awards, comprised of selected items from the WebMaster’s collection. (All of the items for a given category—for example, all Reminder Lists—can be found in the “Gallery” section.)

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The 1970 Preliminaries

1970 (43rd) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1970 (43rd) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1970 to December 31, 1970

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1970 Ceremony

1970 (43rd) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

1970 (43rd) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Thursday, April 15, 1971
7:00 PM

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion,
Los Angeles County Music Center

Ceremony Poster

Ceremony Program

Nominations & Winners
Winners Only
Nominations by Film
Nomination Statistics by Film

See Also:
    Nominations & Winners by Category
    Winners Only by Category

The 1970 Winners

1970 (43rd) Best Picture Poster: “Patton”

1970 (43rd) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Patton”

Best Picture:
20th Century-Fox

Frank McCarthy, Producer

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1970 (43rd) Best Actor: George C. Scott   1970 (43rd) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: George C. Scott Best Actor:
George C. Scott
as General George S. Patton, Jr.
in the film

1970 (43rd) Best Actress: Glenda Jackson   1970 (43rd) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Glenda Jackson Best Actress:
Glenda Jackson
as Gudrun Brangwen
in the film
Women in Love

1970 (35th) Best Supporting Actor: John Mills Best Supporting Actor:
John Mills
as Michael
in the film
Ryan’s Daughter

1970 (35th) Best Supporting Actress: Helen Hayes Best Supporting Actress:
Helen Hayes
as Ada Quonsett
in the film

1970 (37th) Best Song: “For All We Know” Best Song:
For All We Know
from the film
Lovers and Other Strangers

Music by Fred Karlin;
lyrics by Robb Royer (aka Robb Wilson) and James Griffin (aka Arthur James)

Best Song Lyrics

Other 1970 Nominees

1970 (43rd) Best Actor Nominees

Best Actor Nominees
1970 (43rd) Best Actress Nominees

Best Actress Nominees
1970 (43rd) Best Supporting Actor Nominees

Best Supporting Actor Nominees
1970 (43rd) Best Supporting Actress Nominees

Best Supporting Actress Nominees

The 1970 Academy Board of Governors Ball

1970 (14th) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Beverly Hilton,
Beverly Hills

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu