54th Academy Awards


54th Academy Awards

Infobox Academy Awards
name = 54th
caption = "Chariots of Fire"
date = Monday, March 29, 1982
site = Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles
host = Johnny Carson
producer = Howard W. Koch, Melvin Frank
director = Marty Pasetta
duration = 3 hours, 28 minutes
network = ABC
last = 53rd
next = 55th
The 54th Academy Awards were presented March 29, 1982 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Johnny Carson.

Winners & Nominees

Best Picture

"Chariots of Fire"
*"Atlantic City"
*"On Golden Pond"
*"Raiders of the Lost Ark"
*"Reds"

Best Director

"Reds - Warren Beatty"
*"Atlantic City - Louis Malle"
*"Chariots of Fire - Hugh Hudson"
*"On Golden Pond - Mark Rydell"
*"Raiders of the Lost Ark - Steven Spielberg"

Best Actor in a Leading Role

"On Golden Pond - Henry Fonda"
*"Absence of Malice - Paul Newman"
*"Arthur - Dudley Moore"
*"Atlantic City - Burt Lancaster"
*"Reds - Warren Beatty"

Best Actress in a Leading Role

"On Golden Pond - Katharine Hepburn"
*"Atlantic City - Susan Sarandon"
*"The French Lieutenant's Woman - Meryl Streep"
*"Only When I Laugh - Marsha Mason"
*"Reds - Diane Keaton"

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

"Arthur - John Gielgud"
*"Chariots of Fire - Ian Holm"
*"Only When I Laugh - James Coco"
*"Ragtime - Howard E. Rollins Jr."
*"Reds - Jack Nicholson"

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

"Reds - Maureen Stapleton"
*"Absence of Malice - Melinda Dillon"
*"On Golden Pond - Jane Fonda"
*"Only When I Laugh - Joan Hackett"
*"Ragtime - Elizabeth McGovern"

Best Original Screenplay

"Chariots of Fire - Colin Welland"
*"Absence of Malice - Kurt Luedtke"
*"Arthur - Steve Gordon"
*"Atlantic City - John Guare"
*"Reds - Warren Beatty and Trevor Griffiths"

Best Adapted Screenplay

"On Golden Pond - Ernest Thompson"
*"The French Lieutenant's Woman - Harold Pinter"
*"Pennies from Heaven - Dennis Potter"
*"Prince of the City - Sidney Lumet and Jay Presson Allen"
*"Ragtime - Michael Weller"

Best Cinematography

"Reds - Vittorio Storaro"

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

"Raiders of the Lost Ark - Norman Reynolds , Leslie Dilley and Michael Ford"

Best Costume Design

"Chariots of Fire - Milena Canonero"

Best Sound

"Raiders of the Lost Ark - Steve Maslow , Bill Varney , Gregg Landaker and Roy Charman"

Best Film Editing

"Raiders of the Lost Ark - Michael Kahn"

Best Effects, Visual Effects

"Raiders of the Lost Ark - Richard Edlund , Kit West , Bruce Nicholson and Joe Johnston"

Best Makeup

"An American Werewolf in London - Rick Baker"

Best Music, Original Song

"Arthur - Burt Bacharach , Carole Bayer Sager , Christopher Cross and Peter Allen for the song Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"

Best Music, Original Score

"Chariots of Fire - Vangelis"

Best Short Film, Animated

"Crac"

Best Short Film, Live Action

"Violet"

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

"Close Harmony"

Best Documentary, Features

"Genocide"

Best Foreign Language Film

"Mephisto - Hungary"

External links

* [http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20009866,00.html Blast from the Past: The Oscars of 1982] , a January 2007 "Entertainment Weekly" article looking back at the 54th Academy Awards ceremony.


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