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Thirty-five years ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored Chinatown, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, with 11 Oscar nominations and the award for Best Original Screenplay.

Thirty-five years ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored Chinatown, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, with 11 Oscar nominations and the award for Best Original Screenplay.

Shot all over Los Angeles, the classic film utilizes an ocean side setting in nearby San Pedro for a memorable scene. Nicholson’s P.I. Gittes gets his nose sliced open (at the hand of director Roman Polanski) at Point Fermin Park.

Find out about this year’s coming Oscar presentation in our current interview with new Academy president Tom Sherak.