Hollywood: Prizes & Surprises

The Academy Award nominations are usually like a children's party: hardly anyone goes home without a gift. This year, favors were distributed liberally to some older participants: Katharine Hepburn (best actress) for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner; Dame Edith Evans (best actress) for The Whisperers. Younger guests were also smiled upon: Hollywood Newcomers Dustin Hoffman and Katharine Ross for best actor and supporting actress (The Graduate).

As usual, some nominations had nothing to do with quality. Dr. Dolittle, despite its collection of pans, is in the running for the Oscar as the year's...

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