Did You Know?
was not present to pick up his Oscar for Amarcord but he accepted at his home in Rome, Italy. Asked for a comment, the great director responded with what would become one of the most legendary quotes in the history of the Academy Awards: "Of course it is a pleasure because in the myth of the cinema the Oscar is the supreme prize." See more
[presenting the Best Actress award
We are all very fortunate tonight, because I have lost my voice.
Written by John Morris
and Mel Brooks
Performed by Frankie Laine See more