111 East 59th Street
New York City, New York

Stanley Kramer?s exciting drama about a pair of handcuffed convicts on the run was a breakthrough film in Hollywood?s portrayal of race relations, with stars Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis each earning their first Best Actor nomination. The film received nine nominations overall including Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Theodore Bikel), Supporting Actress (Cara Williams), Directing (Kramer) and Film Editing (Frederic Knudtson), and won for Cinematography ? Black-and-White (Sam Leavitt) and Writing ? Story and Screenplay ? written directly for the screen (Nedrick Young).

Selected Short Subjects:

Grand Canyon, Academy Award, Live Action Short Subject, Walt Disney, producer. 29 minutes. Walt Disney/Buena Vista.

Paul Bunyan, Academy Award Nominee, Animated Short Subject, Walt Disney, producer. 17 minutes. Walt Disney/Buena Vista. Prints provided courtesy of the Walt Disney Company.

Tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid I.D. and may be reserved over the phone by calling (888) 778-7575. Pending availability, tickets may be purchased in person the night of the screening when the doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The Academy Theater at Lighthouse International is located at 111 East 59th Street in New York.

Official Website: http://www.oscars.org/events/mnwo_defiant_ones/index.html

Added by rachelbonsignore on May 19, 2006

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