48th Annual Academy Awards Coverage (1976)

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  • Date of Ceremony: Monday, March 29, 1976
  • For films released in: 1975
  • Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
  • Host(s): Walter Matthau (video), Robert Shaw, George Segal, Goldie Hawn and Gene Kelly
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For the first time in six years, Hollywood’s big night was back on the ABC network.

One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, produced by Michael Douglas, directed by MiloŇ° Forman, and starring Jack Nicholson, was the nominations front-runner with nine chances at the golden statuette on March 29th, 1976.

Heading into the ceremony, the following film(s) had five or more nominations:

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: 9
  • Barry Lyndon: 7
  • Dog Day Afternoon: 6
  • Nashville: 5
  • Funny Lady: 5
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