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Eighteen days before the awards ceremony, 55 Oscar statuettes en route from Chicago to the Academy were stolen from a Roadway Express shipping dock in Bell, California. A week and a half later, a scrap metal dealer, Willie Fulgear, found 52 of the statuettes in a Dumpster behind a grocery store. (In the meantime, the Academy had had replacement statuettes made.) For finding the awards, Mr. Fulgear received two tickets to the Academy Awards show, where he was praised by host Billy Crystal, and a $50,000 check from the shipping company. A few months later, $40,000 of his reward was stolen from a safe in his apartment. See more
Himself - Performer: 'You'll Be in My Heart' and Winner: Best Original Song
Now my life can go on, I think. Boy, it's been hell I tell you. You don't know what this means to me. You don't know what this means to my kids. It's fantastic. I've got some people to thank. I'll do it quickly, I promise. My friends at Disney who did all the work on "Tarzan": Bonnie Arnold, Kevin Lima, Chris Buck, producer and directors. Chris Montan, who is just an incredible guy, music producer. Peter Schneider, Tom Schumacher, brilliant minds. Mr. Glen Keane and all the animators of course,...
to the tune of "The Lady is a Tramp" (from "Babes in Arms")
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Billy Crystal See more