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The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981)

TV Special | Family

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.
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Directors
Marty Pasetta | Harrison Engle (segments: 'Henry Fonda Tribute')
Writers
Editors
Nick Giordano (video tape) | Mike Wenig (video tape)
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Updated Mar 31, 1981

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Mar 31, 1981 (United States)

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Johnny Carson
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Alan Arkin
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Lucie Arnaz
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Eileen Brennan
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Ellen Burstyn
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Irene Cara
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Richard Chamberlain
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Ghislain Cloquet
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George Cukor
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Blythe Danner
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Robert De Niro
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Angie Dickinson
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Jimmy Durante
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Robert Duvall
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Richard Edlund
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Sally Field
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Henry Fonda
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Lillian Gish
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Bo Goldman
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Michael Gore
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Goldie Hawn
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Judd Hirsch
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Alfred Hitchcock
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Dustin Hoffman
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John Hurt
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Timothy Hutton
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Brian Johnson
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Fay Kanin
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Margot Kidder
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Nastassja Kinski
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Jake LaMotta
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Gregg Landaker
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Jack Lemmon
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Loretta Lynn
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Steve Martin
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Steve Maslow
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Steve McQueen
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Mary Tyler Moore
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Cathy Moriarty
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Dennis Muren
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Willie Nelson
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Fayard Nicholas
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Harold Nicholas
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Bruce Nicholson
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Michael O'Keefe
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Peter O'Toole
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Dolly Parton
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Luciano Pavarotti
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Joe Pesci
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Bernadette Peters
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Dean Pitchford
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Richard Pryor
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Robert Redford
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Diana Ross
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Gena Rowlands
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Alvin Sargent
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Diana Scarwid
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Thelma Schoonmaker
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Ronald L. Schwary
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Martin Scorsese
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Peter Sellers
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Jane Seymour
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Brooke Shields
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Sissy Spacek
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Mary Steenburgen
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Donald Sutherland
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Lily Tomlin
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Jack Valenti
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King Vidor
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Dionne Warwick
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Sigourney Weaver
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Mae West
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Diane Day
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