Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

1977 (50th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 1977 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 1977 Preliminaries

1977 (50th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

1977 (50th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 1977 to December 31, 1977

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 1977 Ceremony

1977 (50th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

1977 (50th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Monday, April 3, 1978
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 1977 Winners

1977 (50th) Best Picture Poster: “Annie Hall”

1977 (50th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Annie Hall”

Best Picture:
Annie Hall
Jack Rollins and Charles H. Joffe Production;
United Artists

Charles H. Joffe, Producer

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

1977 (50th) Best Actor: Richard Dreyfuss Best Actor:
Richard Dreyfuss
as Elliot Garfield
in the film
The Goodbye Girl

1977 (50th) Best Actress: Diane Keaton Best Actress:
Diane Keaton
as Annie Hall
in the film
Annie Hall

1977 (42nd) Best Supporting Actor: Jason Robards Best Supporting Actor:
Jason Robards
as Dashiell Hammett
in the film

1977 (42nd) Best Supporting Actress: Vanessa Redgrave Best Supporting Actress:
Vanessa Redgrave
as Julia
in the film

1977 (44th) Best Song: “You Light Up My Life” Best Song:
You Light Up My Life
from the film
You Light Up My Life

Music and lyrics by Joseph Brooks

Best Song Lyrics

Other 1977 Nominees

1977 (50th) Best Picture Nominees (Version 1)

Best Picture Nominees (Version 1)
1977 (50th) Best Picture Nominees (Version 2)

Best Picture Nominees (Version 2)
1977 (50th) Best Actor Nominees

Best Actor Nominees
1977 (50th) Best Actress Nominees

Best Actress Nominees
1977 (50th) Best Supporting Actor Nominees

Best Supporting Actor Nominees
1977 (50th) Best Supporting Actress Nominees

Best Supporting Actress Nominees

The 1977 Academy Board of Governors Ball

1977 (21st) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Beverly Hilton,
Beverly Hills

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu