The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978)

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A rare trend took place in this event. None of the five nominees in the Best Art Direction-Set Decoration category were period movies. Four of them were stories set in the present time (1977) and one in the future - which was the winner, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). See more »

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[Accepting the Best Supporting Actress award]
Vanessa Redgrave: My dear colleagues, I thank you very much for this tribute to my work. I think that Jane Fonda and I have done the best work of our lives. And I salute you, and I pay tribute to you, and I think you should be very proud that in the last few weeks you've stood firm, and you have refused to be intimidated by the threats of a small bunch of Zionist hoodlums, whose behavior...
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Vanessa Redgrave: ...whose behavior is an insult to the stature of Jews ...
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Follows The 38th Annual Academy Awards (1966) See more »

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Written by Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager
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50 Years of movie stardom
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This was the Golden year of cinema. A tribute to all who contributed to the entertainment industry. It was also the first and last time that a tribute was made to the young juvenile actors who previously won an award. Peggy Ann Garner and Margaret O'Brien were part of a "Big Parade" of previous oscar winners.


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