Oscar Movies: Round Midnight (1986)

 

The Oscar for Original Score to Herbie Hancock was controversial, because a good deal of it consisted of “pre-existing music.”
 
Oscar Alert
 
Oscar Nominations: 1
 
Actor: Dexter Gordon
Original Score: Herbie Hancock
 
Oscar Awards: 1
 
Original Score
 
Oscar Context
 
The winner of the Best Actor was Paul Newman for Scorsese’s “The Color of Money,” a sequel to the 1961 “The Hustler.”