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(1975 TV Special)

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For the first time and only time, all the nominees in one category (Costume Design) came from the same studio (Paramount).
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Carmine Coppola, who won an Oscar for Best Original Score for The Godfather: Part II (1974), dropped his Oscar and broke it.
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Federico Fellini 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."
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Of the 20 nominated actors, Winners Ellen Burstyn and Robert De Niro, and nominees Albert Finney, Dustin Hoffman, Madeline Kahn, and Al Pacino were not present.
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During his Oscar acceptance speech for Hearts and Minds (1974) producer Bert Schneider read a letter from the head of the Viet Cong lauding his film. Bob Hope prompted Oscar host Frank Sinatra to disclaim any political statements that had been made during the show.
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