Oscar Movies: Harry and Tonto (1974)

Oscar Alert


Oscar Nominations: 2


Actor: Art Carney

Screenplay (Original): Paul Mazursky and Josh Greenfeld


Oscar Awards: 1


Oscar Context:


The best male performance of the year was given by Jack Nicholson in “Chinatown,” in a competitive race that also included Albert Finney in “Murder on the Orient Express,” Dustin Hoffman in “Lenny,” and Al Pacino in “The Godfather, Part II.”


The winner of the Original Screenplay was Robert Towne for “Chinatown,” competing against Coppola's “The Conversation,” Robert Getchell's “Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore,” and Francois Truffaut's “Day for Night.”