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1973 (46th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1973 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 1973 Preliminaries

1973 (46th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1973 (46th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1973 to December 31, 1973

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1973 Ceremony

1973 (46th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

1973 (46th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Tuesday, April 2, 1974
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 1973 Winners

1973 (46th) Best Picture Poster: “The Sting”

1973 (46th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “The Sting”

Best Picture:
The Sting
Universal-Bill/Phillips-George Roy Hill Film Production;
Zanuck/Brown Presentation;

Tony Bill, Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips, Producers

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1973 (46th) Best Actor: Jack Lemmon   1973 (46th) Best Actor Volpe Sketch: Jack Lemmon Best Actor:
Jack Lemmon
as Harry Stoner
in the film
Save the Tiger

1973 (46th) Best Actress: Glenda Jackson   1973 (46th) Best Actress Volpe Sketch: Glenda Jackson Best Actress:
Glenda Jackson
as Vicki Allessio
in the film
A Touch of Class

1973 (38th) Best Supporting Actor: John Houseman Best Supporting Actor:
John Houseman
as Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr.
in the film
The Paper Chase

1973 (38th) Best Supporting Actress: Tatum O’Neal Best Supporting Actress:
Tatum O’Neal
as Addie Loggins
in the film
Paper Moon

1973 (40th) Best Song: “The Way We Were” Best Song:
The Way We Were
from the film
The Way We Were

Music by Marvin Hamlisch;
lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman

Best Song Lyrics

Other 1973 Nominees

1973 (46th) Best Actor/Best Actress Nominees

Best Actor/Best Actress Nominees
1973 (46th) Best Actor Nominees (Version 1)

Best Actor Nominees (Version 1)
1973 (46th) Best Actor Nominees (Version 2)

Best Actor Nominees (Version 2)
1973 (46th) Best Actress Nominees (Version 1)

Best Actress Nominees (Version 1)
1973 (46th) Best Actress Nominees (Version 2)

Best Actress Nominees (Version 2)
1973 (46th) Best Supporting Actor Nominees

Best Supporting Actor Nominees
1973 (46th) Best Supporting Actress Nominees

Best Supporting Actress Nominees