The winners of the U.S. film industry's "Oscar" awards will be announced on Tuesday (27th?
CU & MV Cicely Tyson in scenes from "Sounder" (4 shots)
MV She talks to white man (2 shots)
CU Dog, man walks off & Cicely & children walk off (3 shots)
MV Liv Ullmann in scene from "Emigrants" swinging on tree swing (2 shots)
CU Liza Minelli in scene from "Cabaret" (12 shots) singing cabaret
Clips from feature films "Sounder; showing Cicely Tyson; "The Emigrants" showing Liv Ullmann; " Cabaret" showing Liza Minelli singing the title song.
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Background: The winners of the U.S. film industry's "Oscar" awards will be announced on Tuesday (27th March). Among the many nominees in the various categories, are 3 actresses competing for the "best actress" award.
The three actresses are Cicely Tyson, Liv Ullmann and Liza Minelli. Cicely Tyson was nominated for her part in the American film "Sounder". This film deals with the social problem of a black family living in the Southern United States in the 1930's. Cicely Tyson plays the part of a woman whose husband is imprisoned for stealing food to feed his hungry family.
Liv Ullmann was nominated for her part in the Swedish film "The Emigrants". Miss Ullmann is a Norwegian actress who has appeared mainly in the films of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.
Liza Minelli received her nomination for "Cabaret" in which she plays a night club entertainer in pre-war Berlin. Miss Minelli is the daughter of the late Judy Garland, the famous Hollywood actress and singer.
SYNOPSIS: American Actress Cicely Tyson is one of three screen stars nominated for this year's "Oscar" award for Best Actress. The nomination was for her performance in the film "Sounder". The film concerns itself with the plight of a black family living in America's deep south during the 1930's.
Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann has been nominated for her performance in the Swedish film "The Emigrant's". Until recently Miss Ullmann was relatively unknown in the United States. She is better known in Europe for her appearances in the films of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.
The other nomination for "Best Actress" is Liza Minnelli for her performance in the American production "Cabaret". Miss Minelli is the daughter of the late Hollywood singing star Judy Garland.