The 52nd Academy Award Nominations

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The 52nd Academy Awards were given away April 14, 1980 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles with Johnny Carson serving as host.  The big winner for the night was Kramer vs. Kramer for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Best Picture:

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All That Jazz

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Apocalypse Now

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Breaking Away

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WINNER:  Kramer vs. Kramer

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Norma Rae

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Best Director:

kramer vs kramer robert benton director dustin hoffman

WINNER:  Robert Benton—Kramer vs. Kramer

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apocalypse now francis ford coppola marlon brando

Francis Ford Coppola—Apocalypse Now

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all that jazz bob fosse director

Bob Fosse—All That Jazz

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la cage aux folles eduard molinaro director

Edouard Molinaro—La Cage aux Folles

breaking away peter yates director paul dooley dennis christopher

Peter Yates—Breaking Away

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Best Actor:

kramer vs kramer dustin hoffman best actor winner

WINNER:  Dustin Hoffman—Kramer vs. Kramer

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the china syndrome jack lemmon best actor nomination

Jack Lemmon—The China Syndrome

and justice for all al pacino best actor nomination

Al Pacino—…And Justice for All

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Roy Scheider—All That Jazz

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being there peter sellers best actor nomination

Peter Sellers—Being There

Best Actress:

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Jill Clayburgh—Starting Over

norma rae sally fields best actress winner

WINNER:  Sally Field—Norma Rae

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china syndrome jane fonda nomination

Jane Fonda—The China Syndrome

chapter two marsha mason best actress nomination

Marsha Mason—Chapter Two

the rose bette midler best actress nomination

Bette Midler—The Rose

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Best Supporting Actor:

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WINNER:  Melvyn Douglas—Being There

apocalypse now robert duvall i love the smell of napalm in the morning nomination

Robert Duvall—Apocalypse Now

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the rose frederick forrest best supporting actor nomination

Frederic Forrest—The Rose

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kramer vs kramer justin henry best supporting actor nomination

Justin Henry—Kramer vs. Kramer

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black stallion mickey rooney best supporting actor nomination

Mickey Rooney—The Black Stallion

Best Supporting Actress:

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Jane Alexander—Kramer vs. Kramer

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breaking away barbara barrie best supporting actress nomination

Barbara Barrie—Breaking Away

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starting over 1979 candice bergen best supporting actress nomination

Candice Bergen—Starting Over

manhattan mariel hemingway woody allen best supporting actress nomination

Mariel Hemingway—Manhattan

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kramer vs kramer meryl streep best supporting actor nomination

WINNER:  Meryl Streep—Kramer vs. Kramer

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Best Writing—Original Screenplay:

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All That Jazz

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…And Justice for All

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Being There

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The China Syndrome

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WINNER:  Breaking Away

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Best Writing—Adapted Screenplay:

Apocalypse Now

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La Cage aux Folles

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WINNER:  Kramer vs. Kramer

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A Little Romance

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Norma Rae

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Best Foreign Language Film:

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The Maids of Wilko

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Mama Turns a Hundred

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A Simple Story

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WINNER:  The Tin Drum

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To Forget Venice

Best Documentary—Feature:

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WINNER:  Best Boy

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Generation on the Wind

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Going the Distance

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The Killing Ground

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The War at Home

Best Documentary—Short Subject:

Dae

Koryo Celadon

Nails

WINNER:  Paul Robeson:  Tribute to an Artist

Remember Me

Best Live Action Short:

WINNER:  Board and Care

Bravery in the Field

Oh Brother, My Brother

The Solar Film

Solly’s Dinner

Best Animated Short:

Dream Doll

WINNER:  Every Child

It’s so Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House

Best Original Score:

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The Amityville Horror

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The Champ

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WINNER:  A Little Romance

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Star Trek:  The Motion Picture

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Best Original Song or Adapted Score:

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WINNER:  All That Jazz

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Breaking Away

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The Muppet Movie

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Best Sound Editing:

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WINNER:  The Black Stallion

Best Sound Mixing:

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1941

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WINNER:  Apocalypse Now

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The Electric Horseman

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Meteor

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The Rose

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Best Art Direction:

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Alien

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WINNER:  All That Jazz

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Apocalypse Now

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The China Syndrome

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Star Trek:  The Motion Picture

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Best Cinematography:

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1941

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All That Jazz

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WINNER:  Apocalypse Now

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The Black Hole

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Kramer vs. Kramer

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Best Costume Design:

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Agatha

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WINNER:  All That Jazz

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La Cage aux Folles

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Butch and Sundance:  The Early Days

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The Europeans

Best Film Editing:

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WINNER:  All That Jazz

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Apocalypse Now

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Kramer vs. Kramer

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The Black Stallion

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The Rose

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Best Visual Effects:

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1941

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WINNER:  Alien

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The Black Hole

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Moonraker

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Star Trek:  The Motion Picture

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