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The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978)

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.

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For whatever reason, Howard Hawks was left out of the Memorial Tribute sequence although he died in December 1977. 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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Candle on the Water
Written by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
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50 Years of movie stardom
10 February 2001 | by 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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