Did You Know?
A great deal of controversy surrounded the awarding of an honorary Oscar to Elia Kazan
, as there remained much lingering resentment stemming from his testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee 47 years earlier. In addition to a handful of protesters outside the theater, many members of the audience remained seated when he received his award and refused to even applaud. See more
"Thank you! This is a moment of ajoy, This is awonderful to be ahere. I want to dive in this ocean of agenerosity. A hailstorm of akindness!"
Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
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