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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 - Winner: Best Sound Editing
Wow. So this is where the rabbit hole goes. I want to thank Larry and Andy Wachowski and Joel Silver, Zach Staenberg, and everybody at Warner Bros. for trusting me with such a terrific movie. It was a blast from start to finish. I want to thank our mixers, John, Gregg and Dave, and congratulations. I want to thank my terrific crew led by Julia Evershade, Eric Lindemann, and John Roesch. I thank my mother and father, my wife Francine, my sons Jeremy and Ryan for being there for me when I came ...
Followed by The Oscars
Written by Trey Parker
and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Robin Williams See more