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Greer Garson holds the record for longest Oscar acceptance speech speaking for 5 minutes and 30 seconds after winning best actress in 1942 for Mrs. Miniver.
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In 1968 why were the Oscar Awards postponed?

In 1968 the Awards ceremony was postponed from April 8 to April 10 out of respect for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who had been assassinated a few days earlier, and whose funeral was held on April 9.

What is the official name of Oscar award?

While the statuette is very often informally known as an Oscar, the roots of the name are cloudy. It is officially known as an Academy Award. The names Oscar and Academy Awards have become interchangeable over the years.

What is the longest movie to win an Oscar?

War and Peace won the 1969 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. It is seven hours in length.. It was Lawrence of Arabia (1962). More Detail from IMDB: "Runtime: 216 min | UK: 228 min (director's cut) | UK: 187 min (1970 re-release) | UK: 210 min (original version) | UK: 222 min (premiere vers (MORE)

First Oscar award winner?

The first Best Actor oscar went to Emil Jannings. He had to return to Europe before the ceremony, so they agreed to give him the prize early, making him the first in history to win.

Is the Oscars awards every year?

Yes. It is usually held in February or March, although there have been reports the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will move the event to January.

Who won the Oscar awards?

Here is list of winners at the 82nd annual Academy Awards, held on March 7, 2010: - Picture: "The Hurt Locker." - Actor: Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart." - Actress: Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side." - Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds." - Supporting Actress: Mo'Nique, "Precious: (MORE)

When are the 2010 Oscar Awards?

The 82nd annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles has been scheduled for March 7, 2010. The Awards will air on ABC at 5 p.m. Pacific Time, and at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. See Related Links for more information.

Can you call the Oscar an Academy Award?

Yes , all Oscars are Academy Awards. Not all Academy Awards are Oscars. Most notably, the Academy also presents . the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, . the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, . the Gordon E. Sawyer Award and . the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation. These awards are also A (MORE)

What awards are given at the Oscars?

There are currently 24 categories in which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) gives out the Academy Award of Merit (Oscar) . Best Picture . Best Director . Best Actor . Best Actress . Best Screenplay (Adapted) . Best Screenplay (Original) . Best Supporting Actor . Best S (MORE)

Who got the first Oscar award and when?

The first Academy Awards were given out in 1928. Until 1933, the Oscar's were awarded for a 2 year period for movies (an example was 1927 -1928, and the last was for 1932 - 1933). Beginning in 1934, the Oscar's was recognized for one year only. . The winners for the first Academy Awards for 1927 (MORE)

Who were the 1999 Oscar award nominees?

1999 Oscar Nominees and Winners : Best Picture: American Beauty ; The Cider House Rules ; The Green Mile ; The Insider ; The Sixth Sense . Best Director: Sam Mendes , American Beauty ; Spike Jones, Being John Malkovich ; Lasse Hallström, The Cider House Rules ; Michae (MORE)

Who stole the Oscar awards in 2005?

The 78th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2005 and were held on March 5, 2006, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. They were hosted by The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. Ang Lee's drama Brokeback Mountain had the most nominations of the year's films, receiving eight. Paul Hag (MORE)

Who delivered the shortest Oscar acceptance speech?

Alfred Hitchcock simply said "Thank you" in 1968 when he waspresented the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for excellence as aproducer. Runner-up: When Prince won the Oscar for Best Music, Original SongScore for: Purple Rain (1984), he simply said: "Thank youvery much." (4 words) He was also o (MORE)

When in 2010 are the Oscar awards?

The 83rd Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. ABC will air a live telecast at 8:30 p.m. ET. There will be a 90-minute pre-show that begins at 7 p.m. .

Are the honorary awards the same as the Oscars?

Yes the Honorary Awards are almost exactly the same as the Oscars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) gives out several types of awards. The Academy Award of Merit is the most popular. Winners of this award receive an Oscar statuette for excellence in film making. Currently (MORE)

Who won the Oscar awards 2010?

The awards for movies released in 2010 will not be presented until Feburary 27, 2011. But here is a list of the 2009 winners at the 82nd Academy Awards, presented on March 7, 2010: - Picture: "The Hurt Locker." - Actor: Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart." - Actress: Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side." - Sup (MORE)

What is the cash value of Oscar award?

There is no prize money attached to an Academy Award (Oscar), and the statuette remains the property of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). On occassion, the stattuettes have been sold from one collector to another. If these sales are made public, then the Academy can sue for th (MORE)

Who makes the Oscar awards in Chicago?

The original Oscar mold was cast in 1928 at the C.W. Shumway & Sons Foundry in Batavia, Illinois, which also contributed to casting the molds for the Vince Lombardi Trophy and Emmy Awards statuettes. Since 1983, approximately 50 Oscars are made each year in Chicago, Illinois by manufacturer R.S. Ow (MORE)

First Indian to get Oscar award?

Bhanu Athaiya was the First Indian to Get an Oscar . She won the award for the Best Costume Designer for Richard Attenborough's film Gandhi in 1982

When is the next Oscar awards?

The 84th Academy Awards will be held Sunday, February 26, 2012, with Billy Crystal serving as host for the ninth time. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had been threatening to move the awards ceremony to January because of the glut of other awards shows.

Who had the best acceptance speech for an Oscar award?

It would be hard to cite one acceptance speech as the best. But one of the most memorable was Louise Fletcher's podium appearance after winning the 1975 Academy Award for Best Actress in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." She used sign language at the end of her remarks, addressing her deaf parents (MORE)

Who won the1985 Oscars award?

The film that took the 1985 Oscar for best picture was Amadeus. It was nominated for a total of 11 Academy Awards. Amadeus received 8 Oscars in 1985.

What are Oscar awarded for?

Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume Design, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Score, Visual Effects, Makeup, Song, Foreign Language Film, Animated Feature Film, Short Film, A (MORE)

Who is the first Indian to get an Oscar award?

The 1st Indian to receive an Oscar was the famous Indian costume designer Bhanu Aathaiya. She received the Oscar for Best Costume design in 1982 for the multi-Oscar winning Biopic 'GANDHI' directed by Sir Richard Attenborough.

When is the 2011 Oscar awards?

The 83rd Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. ABC will air a live telecast at 8:30 p.m. ET. There will be a 90-minute red carpet special that begins at 7 p.m. .

What are the names of all the Oscar awards?

Here is a list of the 2010 Academy Awards presented on February 27, 2011: Best Picture -- "The King's Speech" Best Actor -- Colin Firth, "The King's Speech" Best Actress -- Natalie Portman, "Black Swan" Best Supporting Actor -- Christian Bale, "The Fighter" Best Supporting Actress (MORE)

Who denied the Oscar awards?

Three Academy Award winners have refused their awards. The first was screenwriter Dudley Nichols, who turned down his Oscar for writing "The Informer" (1936). Nichols chose not to accept the award because the Screen Writers Guild was on strike. Two actors have declined their Academy Awards: George (MORE)

Did Titanic win an Oscar award?

"Titanic" (1997) was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won 11 of them (Oscar wins in bold): . Best Picture (James Cameron, Jon Landau, producers). . Best Director (Cameron). . Best Actress (Kate Winslet) . Best Supporting Actress (Gloria Stuart). . Best Original Song ("My Heart Will Go O (MORE)

Which field are the Oscar awards associated with?

The "Oscar" is the copyrighted nickname for the awards given in the field of motion pictures (movies). They are awarded annually by voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hence their other name: the Academy Awards.

What is the time limit for an Academy Award acceptance speech?

It depends on the award and the award winner. The Oscar winner for the Best Makeup award is not going to receive as much time in the spotlight as a veteran actor who becomes a first-time Academy Award recipient. In general, the time limit is about 45 seconds, after which the orchestra begins to sign (MORE)

What music was playing during the 2011 Oscars as Melissa Leo walked up the stairs to accept her award?

\n \n\n. \n. Orchestras at Academy Awards ceremonies usually perform theme songs from winning movies. In the case of Melissa Leo's win for Best Supporting Actress of 2010, the accompanying song was a version of The Heavy's "How You Like Me Now?," which was included in the soundtrack for "The Fight (MORE)