Oscar Rewrite: 1973


Best Picture: The Sting  The Exorcist

Best Director: George Roy Hill (The Sting)    Terrence Malick (Badlands)

Best Actor: Jack Lemmon (Save the Tiger)  Robert Redford (The Sting / The Way We Were)

Best Actress: Glenda Jackson (A Touch of Class  Julie Christie (Don’t Look Now)

Best Supporting Actor: John Houseman (The Paper Chase) Robert DeNiro (Mean Streets)

Best Supporting Actress: Tatum O’Neal (Paper Moon) Valentina Cortese (Day for Night)

Best Original Screenplay: The Sting (David S. Ward) American Graffiti (George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck)

Best Adapted Screenplay: The Exorcist (William Peter Blatty from his own novel)  The Long Goodbye (Leigh Brackett from Raymond Chandler’s novel)