43rd Academy Award Ceremony

Date: April 15, 1971

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • George C. Scott for Patton

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Glenda Jackson for Women in Love

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • John Mills for Ryan’s Daughter

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

  • Franklin J. Schaffner for Patton

Best Original or Factual Story & Screenplay

  • Francis Ford Coppola & Edmund H. North for Patton

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Ring Lardner Jr. for MASH

Best Cinematography

  • Freddie Young for Ryan’s Daughter

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

  • Urie McCleary, Gill Parrondo, Antonio Mateos, &  Pierre-Louis Thévenet for Patton

Best Costume Design

  • Vittorio Nino Novarese for Cromwell

Best Sound

  • Douglas O. Williams & Don J. Bassman for Patton

Best Film Editing

Best Special Visual Effects

  • A.D. Flowers & L.B. Abbott for Tora! Tora! Tora!

Best Original Song

  • Fred Karlin (music), Robb Royer (lyrics), & Jimmy Griffin (lyrics) for “For All We Know” from Lovers and Other Strangers

Best Original Score

  • Francis Lai for Love Story

Best Original Song Score

  • Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, & Ringo Star for Let It Be

Best Short Subject, Live-Action Subjects

  • John Longenecker for The Resurrection of Broncho Billy

Best Short Subject, Cartoons

  • Nick Bosustow for Is It Always Right to Be Right?

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Joseph Strick for Interviews with My Lai Veterans

Best Documentary, Features

  • Rob Maurice for Woodstock

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Italy)

Honourary Award

  • Lillian Gish
  • Orson Welles