Year: 1982 (55th) Academy Awards
Category: Documentary (Short Subject)
Film Title: If You Love This Planet
Winner: Edward Le Lorrain and Terri Nash, Producers
Presenter: David L. Wolper, Jobeth Williams
Date & Venue: April 11, 1983; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Well, you really know how to show a foreign agent a good time. For their tremendous effort in promoting "If You Love This Planet" I'd like to thank the U.S. Department of Justice. I'd like to thank the Academy, the National Film Board of Canada, especially the Women's Studio under the direction of Kathleen Shannon. Also Jackie Newell, the late Karl du Plessis, and everyone who worked on this film. Our American distributor, Mitch Block of Direct Cinema. My family and friends in Vancouver and Montreal. And above all, I'd like to thank Dr. Helen Caldicott, the focus and the inspiration of this film, a mother and a physician who's dedicated her life to the peace of the world. Thank you.
EDWARD LE LORRAIN:
Thank you to the Academy. Oscar for peace [holding up his award].
© Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
[Note: All winners are present except where noted; NOT all winners may have spoken.]