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(1976 TV Special)

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Elizabeth Taylor and the USC Trojan Marching Band closed the show with a performance of "America the Beautiful" to salute the American bicentennial.
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For the first time, none of the Best Actress nominees had starred in a Hollywood production. Louise Fletcher was in the independently produced One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Isabelle Adjani was in the French film The Story of Adele H (1975), Ann-Margret was in Tommy (1975) produced in England, Glenda Jackson was in Hedda (1975) produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Carole Kane was in the independently produced Hester Street (1975).
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Although 'Glenda Jackson' was a Best Actress nominee for her work in Hedda (1975), she could not vote because she forgot to pay the $50 annual dues and had her ballot revoked.
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83-year-old Mary Pickford had been selected by the Academy's Board of Governors to receive an honorary Oscar for her film work. She had announced that she would be at the ceremony, but her husband Charles 'Buddy' Rogers nixed the idea due to her frail health. Cameras were set up at Pickfair (her home) and she received her award via satellite.
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