Oscar Movies: Victor/Victoria


Oscar Alert:

Oscar Nominations: 7

Actress: Julie Andrews Supporting Actor: Robert Preston Supporting Actress: Lesley Ann Warren Screenplay (Adapted): Blake Edwards Art Direction-Set Decoration: Rodger Maus, Tim Hutchinson, William Craig Smith: Harry Cardwell Costume Design: Patricia Norris Song Score (Original or Adaptation): Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse; adaptation score Henry Mancini.

Oscar Awards: 1

Song Score

Oscar Context:

In 1982, the historical biopicture “Gandhi” swept most of the Oscars, including Art Direction and Costumes for John Mollo and Bhanu Athalia. The Adapted Screenplay Oscar went to Costa-Gavras and Donald Stewart for the political thriller “Missing.”

The acting awards went to Meryl Streep, Best Actress for “Sophie's Choice”; Jessica Lange, Supporting Actress for “Tootsie”; and Louis Gossett, Jr., Supporting Actor for “An Officer and a Gentleman.”

This was the fourth of Mancini's Oscar, and the second of Leslie Bricusse.