Did You Know?
When 100-year-old film pioneer Hal Roach
was honored, the producers decided to have him give his acceptance speech from his seat. However, he didn't have a microphone and, not realizing this, proceeded to speak anyway. The home audience (and 95% of those in the auditorium) watched him speak though they heard nothing. The gaffe was quickly covered by host Billy Crystal
, who said, "I think that's appropriate because Mr. Roach started in silent films." See more
[earlier in the evening, Jack Palance won a Supporting Actor Oscar for [link=tt0101587] and did one-handed push-ups on the stage
Jack Palance just bungee-jumped off the Hollywood Sign.
Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Angela Lansbury
, Céline Dion
and Peabo Bryson See more