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Ben-Hur won 11 Oscars in this event, becoming the first of the three movies that got it. The others are Titanic (1997) and The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King (2003).

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Herself - Co-Host: New York & Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
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Himself - Presenter: Best Film Editing
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Himself - Co-Host: New York
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Himself - Audience Member
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Presenter: Best Story & Screenplay
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Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role and Co-Presenter: Best Special Effects
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Himself - Presenter: Cinematography Awards
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Himself - Winner: Best Screenplay
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Himself - Performer & Presenter: Best Original Song
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Herself - Audience Member
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Scientific & Technical Awards
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Himself - Performer
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Himself - Accepting for Best Animated Short Film
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A bonus of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences is the American Film Awards created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies. A rewarding ceremony is conducted annually in Los Angeles, in a theatre "Dolby", and translated in direct ether in ten of the world countries. Written by Velaska_official

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In a unique experiment, Eddie Fisher sang the nominated song "Love is a Many-Splendored Thing" (which ultimately won) from a studio in New York, while Andre Previn's orchestra accompanied him in Hollywood. See more »

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Followed by The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970) See more »

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Unchained Melody
Written by Alex North and Hy Zaret
Performed by Harry Belafonte and Millard Thomas
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