46th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: April 2, 1974

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Jack Lemmon for Save the Tiger

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Glenda Jackson for A Touch of Class

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Tatum O’Neal for Paper Moon
    • At age 10, the youngest ever winner in a competitive category.

Best Director

Best Original or Factual Story & Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • William Peter Blatty for The Exorcist

Best Cinematography

  • Sven Nykvist for Cries & Whispers

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

  • Henry Bumstead & James W. Payne for The Sting

Best Costume Design

Best Sound

  • Robert Knudson & Christopher Newman for The Exorcist

Best Film Editing

Best Original Song

  • Marvin Hamlisch (music), Alan Bergman (lyrics), & Marilyn Bergman (lyrics) for “The Way We Were” from The Way We Were

Best Original Dramatic Score

  • Marvin Hamlisch for The Way We Were

Best Scoring Adaptation and/or Original Song Score

Best Short Subject, Live-Action

  • Allan Miller & William Fertik for The Bolero

Best Short Subject, Animated Films

  • Frank Mouris for Frank Film

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Julian Krainin & DeWitt Sage for Princeton: A Search for Answers

Best Documentary, Features

  • Kieth Merrill for The Great American Cowboy

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Day for Night (France)

Honourary Award

  • Henri Langlois
  • Groucho Marx