1978 Henry Fonda Tribute
The 6th AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Alfred Hitchcock at a Gala Tribute on March 15, 1978, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
At the Gala Tribute, a multitude of guests and presenters gathered to celebrate Fonda. Presenters included Jane Alexander, Lucille Ball, Charles Bronson, Richard Burton, Bette Davis, Kirk Douglas, Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda, James Garner, Lillian Gish, Charlton Heston, Ron Howard, Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray, Marsha Mason, Dorothy McGuire, Lloyd Nolan, Gregory Peck, Barbara Stanwyck, James Stewart, Richard Widmark and Billy Dee Williams. The AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Fonda by George Stevens, Jr.