The Way We Were

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The Way We Were is a 1973 American romantic drama film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford.wikipedia
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Sydney Pollack

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The Way We Were is a 1973 American romantic drama film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford.
Some of his other best known works include Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Way We Were (1973), Three Days of the Condor (1975) and Absence of Malice (1981).

Barbra Streisand

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The Way We Were is a 1973 American romantic drama film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford.
Her other films include The Owl and the Pussycat, The Way We Were, and A Star Is Born, for which she received her second Academy Award, composing music for the love theme "Evergreen", the first woman to be honored as a composer.

Robert Redford

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The Way We Were is a 1973 American romantic drama film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford.
He had a critical and box office hit with Jeremiah Johnson (1972), and in 1973 he had the greatest hit of his career, the blockbuster crime caper The Sting, a re-union with Paul Newman, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award; that same year, he also starred opposite Barbra Streisand in The Way We Were.

Arthur Laurents

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Arthur Laurents wrote both the novel and screenplay based on his college days at Cornell University and his experiences with the House Un-American Activities Committee.
His early film scripts include Rope (1948) for Alfred Hitchcock, followed by Anastasia (1956), Bonjour Tristesse (1958), The Way We Were (1973), and The Turning Point (1977).

The Way We Were (song)

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A box office success, the film was nominated for several awards and won the Oscar for Best Original Dramatic Score and Best Original Song for the theme song, "The Way We Were".
Its lyrics detail the melancholic relationship between the two main characters in the 1973 film of the same name.

AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions

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It ranked at number 6 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions survey of the top 100 greatest love stories in American cinema.

AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs

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In 1998, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and finished at number 8 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years... 100 Songs list of top tunes in American cinema in 2004.

Lois Chiles

Lois Cleveland Chiles (born April 15, 1947) is an American actress and former fashion model known for her roles as Dr. Holly Goodhead in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker, and as a hit and run driver in 1987's Creepshow 2, as well as such films as The Great Gatsby, The Way We Were, Death on the Nile and Broadcast News.

Sally Kirkland

In the 1970s, she had small roles in popular films such as The Sting, The Way We Were, A Star Is Born and Private Benjamin.

Academy Award for Best Original Song

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A box office success, the film was nominated for several awards and won the Oscar for Best Original Dramatic Score and Best Original Song for the theme song, "The Way We Were".

Patrick O'Neal (actor)

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He appeared in the 1973 hit The Way We Were.

Academy Award for Best Original Score

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A box office success, the film was nominated for several awards and won the Oscar for Best Original Dramatic Score and Best Original Song for the theme song, "The Way We Were".
Only one composer has won two Scoring Oscars the same year: in 1973, Marvin Hamlisch won Original Dramatic Score for The Way We Were and Best Adaptation Score, for The Sting.

George Gaynes

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Films in which he appeared include The Way We Were, Nickelodeon, and Tootsie.

Susan Blakely

Blakely arrived in Hollywood in the early 1970s, and began appearing in supporting roles in films including Savages, The Way We Were, and The Lords of Flatbush.

James Woods

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By the early 1970s, he was getting small movie roles including his feature film debut in Elia Kazan's The Visitors and a spot as Barbra Streisand's boyfriend in "The Way We Were."

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It became the 5th highest-grossing film of the year, The film earned an estimated $10 million in North American rentals in 1973, and a total of $22,457,000 in its theatrical run.

Allyn Ann McLerie

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Other film work includes Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954), The Cowboys (1972), The Way We Were (1973), Cinderella Liberty (1973), All the President's Men (1976), and TV movies such as Born Innocent (1974) and Death Scream (1975).

The Way We Were (Barbra Streisand album)

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It was the title track of a Streisand album that also reached #1.
Following the distribution of the soundtrack for the 1973 film of the same name, Columbia added a caption to Streisand's LP (Featuring the Hit Single The Way We Were and All in Love Is Fair) in order to minimize confusion between the two albums.

Plaza Hotel

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Katie and Hubbell meet by chance some years after their divorce, in front of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Murray Hamilton

He also worked with Robert Redford in a pair of films, The Way We Were (1973) and Brubaker (1980).

Bradford Dillman

His film work included Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), The Way We Were (1973), Gold (1974), Bug (1975), The Enforcer (1976), The Swarm (1978), Piranha (1978), Sudden Impact (1983), and Lords of the Deep (1989).

Marvin Hamlisch

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The musical score for The Way We Were was composed by Marvin Hamlisch.
He had great success in 1973, winning two Academy Awards for the title song and the score for the motion picture The Way We Were and an Academy Award for the adaptation score for The Sting.

46th Academy Awards

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The Exorcist and The Way We Were were the only other films to win multiple awards.