The best picture category in the Oscar competition continues the Baltimore connection in the nominations with "Bugsy," directed by Barry Levinson, and "Beauty and the Beast," the full-length Disney cartoon featuring lyrics written by the late Howard Ashman, a graduate of Milford Mill High School who was executive producer of the film. Both are native Baltimoreans. Winners will be revealed in a Monday telecast on ABC-TV.
A few weeks ago, when the nominations were announced, callers selected "Beauty and the Beast" as the favorite. With the hype over and people having had a chance to view more nominated movies, The Evening Sun would like to know which picture you now feel should win: "Beauty and the Beast," "Bugsy," "JFK," "The Prince of Tides," or "The Silence of the Lambs."
To register your opinion, call SUNDIAL at 783-1800 (or 268-7736 in Anne Arundel County) today through midnight. After you hear the greeting, you'll be asked to punch in a four-digit code on your touch-tone phone. Punch 4600 and you'll be connected with "It's Your Call," geregi The Evening Sun's phone survey on topical issues.
"It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically, as would be done in a scientific public opinion poll.
Look for the results in Monday'sEvening Sun.