1975 Orson Welles Tribute
The 3rd AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Orson Welles at a Gala Tribute on February 9, 1975, at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
At the Gala Tribute, a multitude of guests and presenters gathered to celebrate Welles. Presenters included Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, Ingrid Bergman, Peter Bogdanovich, Johnny Carson, Joseph Cotton, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Frank Sinatra, Dennis Weaver, Paula and Beatrice Welles and Natalie Wood. The AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Welles by George Stevens, Jr.