47th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: April 8, 1975

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Art Carney for Harry and Tonto

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Ingrid Bergman for Murder on the Orient Express

Best Director

Best Original Screenplay

  • Robert Towne for Chinatown

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Cinematography

  • Fred J. Koenekamp & Joseph F. Biroc for The Towering Inferno

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Best Costume Design

  • Theoni V. Aldredge for The Great Gatsby

Best Sound

  • Ronald Pierce & Melvin M. Metcalfe Sr. for Earthquake

Best Film Editing

  • Harold F. Kress & Carl Kress for The Towering Inferno

Best Original Song

  • Al Kasha & Joel Hirschhorn for “We May Never Love Like This Again” from The Towering Inferno

Best Original Dramatic Score

Best Scoring Adaptation and/or Original Song Score

  • Nelson Riddle for The Great Gatsby

Best Short Subject, Live-Action

  • Paul Claudon & Edmond Séchan for One-Eyed Men Are Kings

Best Short Subject, Animated

  • Will Vinton & Bob Gardiner for Closed Mondays

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Robin Lehman for Don’t

Best Documentary, Features

  • Peter Davis & Bert Schneider for Hearts and Minds

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Amarcord (Italy)

Honourary Award

  • Howard Hawks
  • Jean Renoir

Special Achievement Award

  • Frank Brendel, Glen Robinson, & Albert Whitlock for Earthquake (for Visual Effects)