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  Academy Award® Winners and Nominees - Oscar® List at Movies Unlimited
The classic screwball comedy from Frank Capra was the first film to win the five major Academy Awards, with Clark Gable as a news-hungry reporter chasing runaway rich girl Claudette Colbert from Miami to New York, falling in love in between their hilarious bickering.
Winner of the 1938 Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director, Frank Capra's adaptation of the Kaufman/Hart play stars Lionel Barrymore as the head of an eccentric family preparing for a visit by granddaughter Jean Arthur's beau (James Stewart) and his strait-laced parents.
John Ford's powerful winner of the Best Picture Academy Award is set in Wales at the turn of the century, and tells the story of a family of miners, looked over by a loving but stern patriarch, whose lives are filled with danger and repression.
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  Academy Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world.
The Awards are granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization, which as of 2003 had a voting membership of 5,816.
Academy membership may be obtained by a competitive nomination (however, the nominee must be invited to join) or a member may submit a name.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Academy Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The official name of the Oscar statuette is the "Academy Award of Merit." Made of gold-plated britannium, it is 13.5 inches (34 cm) tall and depicts a knight holding a crusader's sword standing on a reel of film.
The awards were first given at a banquet in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16, 1929 but there was little suspense since the winners of the awards had already been announced three months earlier on February 18.
The awards night itself is an elaborate extravaganza, with the invited guests walking up the red carpet in the creations of the most prominent fashion designers of the day.
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The Awards are granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization which as of 2003 had a voting membership of 5816, with actors, with a membership of 1311, making up the largest voting block.
Academy Awards are nicknamed "Oscars", which is also the nickname of the statuette (the name is said to have been born when Academy librarian Margaret Herrick saw the statuette on a table and said: "It looks just like my uncle Oscar!").
The 1932-33 awards were based on a 17-month qualifying period.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Academy Award
The Academy Awards, commonly known as The Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the world.
The awards night itself is an elaborate extravaganza, with the invited guests walking up the red carpet in the creations of the most prominent fashion designers.
The greatest number of Academy Awards won by a film is 11, this distinction is shared by 3 films: Ben-Hur, Titanic, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Academy Award for Costume Design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This Academy Award was first given for movies made in 1948 when separate awards were given for fl-and-white and color movies.
Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world.
For 1957 the awards were combined into a single award.
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 Academy Award Movies
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, features the original stars: Clark Gable, who was named Best Actor....
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, features Bette Davis and Anne Baxter re-creating their Oscar-nominated roles....
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, features Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald re-creating their Oscar-winning roles....
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 Academy award winner
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