Oscar Movies: Ragtime (1981)

Oscar Nominations: 8

Supporting Actor: Howard E. Rollins, Jr.

Supporting Actress: Elizabeth McGovern

Screenplay (Adapted): Michael Weller

Cinematography: Miroslav Ondricek

Art Direction-Set Decoration: John Graysmark, Patrizia Von Brandenstein, Anthony Reading; George De Titta, Sr., Peter Howitt

Costume Design: Anna Hill Johnstone

Original Score: Randy Newman

Original Song: “One More Time,” music and lyrics by Randy Newman

Oscar Awards: None
 
Oscar Context:
The winner of the Supporting Actor was Sir John Gielgud for the comedy “Arthur.”  Maureen Stapleton finally won the Supporting Actress Oscar for playing Emma Goldman in “Reds.”

Ernest Thompson won the Adapted Screenplay Oscar for “On Golden Pond,” and Vittorio Storaro gained the Cinematography award for “Reds.”