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The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996)

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Herself - Host
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Animated Short Film
James Acheson ...
Himself - Winner: Best Costume Design
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Cameron Alborzian ...
Himself - Model: Best Costume Design (as Cameron)
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Buzz Lightyear (voice)
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Lenny (archive footage)
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Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects
Maxene Andrews ...
Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage) (as Maxine Andrews)
Kary Antholis ...
Herself - Winner: Best Documentary Short
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Herself - Audience Member
Luis Bacalov ...
Himself - Winner: Best Original Dramatic Score
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Himself - Memorial Tribute
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Herself - Model: Best Costume Design
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25 March 1996 (USA)  »

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Christopher Reeve received a standing ovation while presenting a film montage about films that tackled social issues less than a year after his horse-riding accident in which he was paralyzed. See more »

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[accepting his Best Director award]
Mel Gibson: Now that I'm a bona fide director with a golden boy, what I really want to do is act.
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Features Apollo 13 (1995) See more »

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You've Got a Friend
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Lyle Lovett and Randy Newman
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Just Watched It Again
14 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

About the usual for an Oscar Show.

Two most memorable moments: Kirk Douglas showing his fighting spirit in accepting his award after a major stroke (and he's STILL going strong more than 10 years later!!!)

Another moment I'll never forget was the award for Best Documentary "Anne Frank Remembered". The winner gestured toward an older woman who accompanied him to the podium. "This is a real hero", he said. It was Miep Gies who had risked her life in WWII hiding the Frank family in an Amsterdam attic. It was a powerful moment. (As of this writing Ms. Gies is approaching her 99th year!)


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