The 56th Annual Academy Awards (1984)

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Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Co-Presenter: Best Animated & Best Live Action Short Film
Gene Allen ...
Himself - President of the Academy
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Himself - Performer (as Herb Albert & The Tijuana Brass)
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Himself - Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Anna Asp ...
Herself - Winner: Best Art Direction
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Himself - Presenter: Best Director (as Sir Richard Attenborough)
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Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Editing
Binnie Barnes ...
Herself - Wife of M.J. Frankovich
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Score
Mark Berger ...
Himself - Winner: Best Sound Mixing
Alan Bergman ...
Himself - Winner: Best Original Song Score or Adaptation Score & Nominee: Best Original Song
Ingrid Bergman ...
Herself - Accepting Best Foreign Language Film Award
Marilyn Bergman ...
Herself - Winner: Best Original Song Score or Adaptation Score & Nominee: Best Original Song
Jay Boekelheide ...
Himself - Winner: Best Sound Editing
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Because his Academy Award was destroyed in a fire, Gene Kelly, who was a presenter that night, was presented with a replacement. When Kelly and co-presenter Ray Bolger wanted to start with their presentation, Academy President Gene Allen appeared on stage to give Kelly the replacement Oscar. Kelly was not being told that he would receive that replacement, but stated that he had the feeling that it would happen. See more »

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[Accepting the Best Actress award]
Shirley MacLaine: I'm gonna cry, because this show has been as long as my career.
[audience laughs]
Shirley MacLaine: I have wondered for twenty-six years what this would feel like; thank you for terminating the suspense.
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Followed by The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012) See more »

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Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during end credits
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