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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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
Johnny Carson - Host
[in Johnny Carson's opening monologue
Marlon Brando starred in "The Formula," a searing indictment of the greed of the oil companies. For this Brando was paid a million dollars for three days work.
Written by Lalo Schifrin
and Will Jennings
Performed by Dionne Warwick See more