Director: Richard Attenborough. Also starred Ed Lauter, E.J. André & Jerry Houser. Plot: A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Faye Dunaway got the part
Director: Ken Russell. Also starred Elton John, Eric Clapton & John Entwistle. Plot: A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult because of that.
Director: Seymour Robbie. Also starred Jennifer Billingsley, Mike Battle & Greg Mullavy. Plot: Motorcycle mechanic C.C. Ryder (Namath) joins "The Heads," an outlaw biker gang. Fellow gang members menace fashion journalist Ann (Ann-Margret) when her limo breaks down in the desert, but C.C. comes to her rescue.
Best Actress - Musical or Comedy, 1975