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Movie Industry / Begelman / Oscars and Allen #53686

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 04, 1978
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(Studio) Former Columbia Pictures president David Begelman's innocent plea to chgs. of grand theft and forgery in Los Angeles reported Academy Award presentations on Monday night at which Woody Allen's film, "Annie Hall", won 4 awards mentioned. Allen's absence from awards ceremony noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Allen's image in Hollywood, his success and decision of whether or not to attend Academy Awards presentation detailed. Scenes from "Annie Hall" and film of Allen shown. Allen's standing engagement as clarinetist at New York City pub on Monday nights and decision to keep it this week reported [Banjo player Carmen MASTREN - is with Allen if he'd rather be here than in Hollywood tonight.] ["Annie Hall" producer Charles JOFFE - says Allen loathes idea of film artists competing against each other.] [Actress Diane KEATON - says Allen is very shy man.] One of Allen's lines in "Annie Hall" quoted. Audio tape of announcement of one of Allen's awards played.

Brown, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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