Year: 1977 (50th) Academy Awards
Film Title: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Winner: Vilmos Zsigmond
Presenter: Jon Voight, Goldie Hawn
Date & Venue: April 3, 1978; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
I would like to thank you first to this country, the American people who gave me a second life. I would like to thank my old masters in the Hungarian film school: Illés György, Bojkovszky Béla, and Janós Badal. Also I would like to thank you, all of you.
© Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
[Note: All winners are present except where noted; NOT all winners may have spoken.]