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The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978)

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Winning for her role in Julia (1977), Vanessa Redgrave became the only actress in history to win Best Supporting Actress for playing the title role. See more »

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Paddy Chayefsky: Before I get on to the writing awards, there's a little matter I'd like to tidy up, at least if I expect to live with myself tomorrow morning. I would like to say -- personal opinion, of course -- that I'm sick and tired of people exploiting the occasion of the Academy Awards...
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Paddy Chayefsky: ...for the propagation of their own personal political propaganda.
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Paddy Chayefsky: I would like to suggest to Miss Redgrave that her winning an Academy Award is not a pivotal moment in history, does not require a ...
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Followed by The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) See more »

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Someone's Waiting For You
Written by Sammy Fain, Carol Connors and Ayn Robbins
Performed by Gloria Loring
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50 Years of movie stardom
10 February 2001 | by (Warren, MI) – See all my reviews

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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