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The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006)

Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).
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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
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Himself - Honorary Award Recipient
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Herself - Presenter: Best Costume Design
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Herself - Winner: Best Costume Design
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Herself - Presenter: Introduced to Film noir
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Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
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Himself - Winner: Best Original Song
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Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography
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Herself - Memorial sequence (archive footage)
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

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Trivia

Jennifer Garner, who presented the award for Best Sound Editing, had to have her ears pierced especially for the $250,000 diamond earrings she wore to the ceremony. See more »

Quotes

Jon Stewart: For those of you who are keeping score at home, I just want to make something very clear: Martin Scorsese, zero Oscars; Three 6 Mafia, one.
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Connections

Features 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Hooray for Hollywood
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
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What was the music in the Oscar's closing?
7 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the closing of the Academy Awards, I really enjoyed the music the orchestra was playing and I'm trying to find out what it was.

They actually played two songs, one while Jon Stewart was saying goodbye and then transitioned to another while the credits were rolling.

It's the second song that I'm interested in.

I've already gone to Oscar.com and the Academy Awards websites, but can't find anything there or where else to go look.

John Conti was the orchestra conductor.

HELP!!


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