12th International Emmy Awards
|12th International Emmy Awards|
|Location||Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York City|
|Hosted by||Regis Philbin|
The United Kingdom was the big winner of the 12th edition of the International Emmy Awards, taking all five prizes up for grabs in the competition, including best drama for Granada Television with Jewel in the Crown.
In addition to winning the award for drama Jewel in the Crown, Britain won the best documentary award for Channel 4 by The Heart of the Dragon, and The Tragedy of Carmen in the category of best performing arts. The Thames Television won the awards for best folk popular arts with Fresh Fields, and the best children's program Wind in the Willows.
The International Academy honored him with the Founder Award the TV producer, David L. Wolper. The Directorate Award was presented to Lord Bernstein, president of the Granada Group and founder of Granada Television. The ceremony was attended by actresses Jean Simmons, Ellen Burstyn, and Angie Dickinson.
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