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Himself - Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography
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Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Director
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Herself - Presenter: Best Cinematography
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Song
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Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects
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Robert De Niro started with the "awards show ribbon" trend by wearing a green ribbon on his lapel during this ceremony. The ribbon was in rememberance of several African-American children who were victims of a serial killer in Atlanta, Georgia in 1980-1981. A fan gave him the ribbon when he arrived; the victims' families had been wearing them for months. See more »

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Himself - Host: [Johnny Carson introducing accounting firm of Price-Waterhouse] Price-Waterhouse also guards the secret of what Jack Valenti does for a living.
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Features Patton (1970) See more »

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Written by Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Irene Cara
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