Year: 1977 (50th) Academy Awards
Category: Special Achievement Award (Sound Effects Editing)
Film Title: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Winner: Frank E. Warner
Presenter: Mark Hamill, "R2-D2", "C3PO"
Date & Venue: April 3, 1978; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
FRANK E. WARNER:
I have to follow my own act. For this honor I thank the Board of Governors and the special sound committee. To Julia and Michael Phillips and Steve Spielberg, three very special people, thank you very much for the freedom to express myself. And to my dear friends who share this with me, thank you.
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[Note: All winners are present except where noted; NOT all winners may have spoken.]