Leading Australian producer, Jan Chapman
was “devastated” by another mistake in the Oscars telecast.
In addition to the best picture gaffe, during the show’s In Memoriam segment, a photo of a living woman was mistakenly used.Janet Patterson
, an Australian costume designer and four-time Oscar nominee (“The Piano
,” “Portrait of a Lady,” “Oscar and Lucinda
” and “Bright Star
”) passed away in October 2016.
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Her name and occupation were correct in the montage, but the photo used was of Jan Chapman
, a still-living Australian film producer. Check out the erroneous image above.
“I was devastated by the use of my image in place of my great friend and long-time collaborator Janet Patterson
. I had urged her agency to check any photograph which might be used and understand that they were told that the Academy had it covered. Janet was a great beauty and