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The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980)

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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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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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14 April 1980 (USA)  »

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At age 8, Justin Henry became the youngest nominee for a competitive award in Academy history. As of 2016, the record still remains. See more »

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[accepting his Honorary Oscar]
Alec Guinness: I feel very fraudulent taking this, but letting no expression cross my face
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Alec Guinness: I'm grabbing this while the going's good.
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Followed by The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) See more »

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Theme from Ice Castles (Through the Eyes of Love)
Written by Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager
Performed by Melissa Manchester
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Marvelous Meryl Streep wins her first Oscar!!
9 March 2003 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

Meryl Streep wins her first Oscar for "Kramer vs. Kramer", and the film itself ends up with five of those little gold men!! The others being for-- Picture, Actor (Dustin Hoffman), Director and Screenplay. Sally Field wins Best Actress for "Norma Rae". I wonder how Jane Fonda, Jill Clayburgh or Faye Dunaway felt after seeing Sally Field take home the Oscar after they turned the part down. An upset in the supporting actor catagory, as many predicted that Mickey Rooney would win for "The Black Stallion", only to see Melvyn Douglas win for "Being There". A good program, and although Sally Field did a great job as "Norma Rae', I was hoping to see Bette Midler win for "The Rose"--now that was a great performance. But at least Miss Midler got nominated!!


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