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24th British Academy Film Awards

24th British Academy Film Awards
Date 1971
Highlights
Best Film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Best Actor Robert Redford
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,
Downhill Racer, and
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Best Actress Katharine Ross
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Most awards Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (9)
Most nominations Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid &
Ryan's Daughter (10)

The 24th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1971, honoured the best films of 1970.The awards were held at the Royal Albert Hall, London and held on 4 March 1971.[1] For the first time, the Society bestowed a Fellowship on someone who had left a permanent influence on the world of the big or small screen. The very first BAFTA Fellowship Award was bestowed on Alfred Hitchcock Fellowship Award at this award event from HRH The Princess Anne.

Winners and nominees

Best Film

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Best Actor

Robert Redford in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Downhill Racer and Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

Best Actress

Katharine Ross in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

Best Supporting Actor

Colin Welland in Kes

Best Supporting Actress

Susannah York in They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Best Direction

George Roy Hill for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Best Screenplay

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - William Goldman

References