's entrance was planned to have him bungee-jump from the rafters, but safety concerns quickly killed that idea. Instead, Crystal made his entrance on a dolly, wearing Hannibal Lecter's mask from The Silence of the Lambs
(1991). It would turn out to be one of his best remembered entrances. See more
Alan Menken - Winner: Best Original Score & Best Original Song
On behalf of Howard, I know if he were here he would want to thank Angela Lansbury for her incomparable performance of the song in the movie as "Mrs. Potts," and also Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson for their performance. Also thanks to Walter A. and Robbie Buchanan for their work on the single. And accepting for Howard will be Bill Lauch.
Bill Lauch - Accepting Best Song Award for Howard Ashman
Thanks, Alan. Howard and I shared a home and a life together and I'm very happy and very proud to accept this for him. But it is bittersweet. This is the first ...