The 25th Annual Academy Awards (1953)

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The first television broadcast of the annual motion picture awards ceremony.

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The first television broadcast of the annual motion picture awards ceremony.

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The first Academy Awards ceremony to be broadcast on television. See more »

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Because You're Mine
Written by Nicholas Brodszky and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Billy Daniels
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Best Picture - The Greatest Show on Earth
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Cecil B. DeMille's award for Best Picture (The Greatest Show on Earth) demonstrates that he was a better producer than he was a director. He could bring together the creative talents of James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Cornel Wilde, Gloria Grahame, Dorothy Lamour, Betty Hutton and Henry Wilcoxon in a beautifully photographer film, even though it was a bit thin in pace and story.


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