Show Business: All in the Family

It was a recession Oscar ceremony, shorn of the usual garish production numbers. There was some acrimony, when Bert Schneider, co-winner with Peter Davis of the Best Feature-length Documentary award for Hearts and Minds (TIME, March 17), made a gratuitous and baiting reference to the imminent "liberation" of Viet Nam and read a message from the Viet Cong. That provoked Host Bob Hope and Oscar Producer Howard W. Koch to scribble a rebuke backstage, which was read on the air by Host Frank Sinatra. The Academy declined to comment.

Three-time Nominee Ellen Burstyn finally won as Best Actress for Alice Doesn't Live...

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