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Poll: Seemingly "Unbreakable" Oscar Records

Oscar records come in all shapes and sizes. Some happen over a single ceremony, others happen over a lifetime. Some you would love to be part of and others you want nothing to do with. These Oscar records fit into a completely different category, they all are seemingly "unbreakable" by anyone else.

Which amazing and seemingly unbreakable Oscar record do you think is the least likely to be broken?

Discuss the topic here.

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    Randy Newman and Gretchen Preece at an event for Monsters, Inc. (2001)

    Biggest Oscar Family

    Newman Family

    6 Contributing Members, 13 Oscars and 91 Nominations

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    Walt Disney Academy Awards: 26th Annual, 1954.

    Most Oscar Wins and Nominations

    Walt Disney: 26* Oscars and 59 Nominations

    * 22 competitive Oscar Wins and 4 Honorary Oscars

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    Charles Chaplin in Limelight (1952)

    Longest Wait for an Oscar

    Charlie Chaplin: 20 Years Limelight (1952)

    Best Original Score, (eligible 1972, made 1952)

    The British made movie was first screened in L.A. 20 years after its UK release, thus make it eligible for Oscar consideration.* eligibility rules modified

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    "Academy Awards: 25th Annual," Elizabeth Taylor with husband Michael Wild & Walt Disney. 1953.

    Most Consecutive Years, Oscar Nomination

    Walt Disney: 22 Consecutive Years, 1941 to 1962

    Best Short Subject Category * won 8 years in a row

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    Greer Garson

    Longest Oscar Acceptance Speech

    Greer Garson: 5min. 30sec. to 7 min., Mrs. Miniver (1942)

    Best Actress * 45 second time limit rule instituted

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    Hermione Baddeley in Room at the Top (1959)

    Shortest Oscar Nominated Acting Performance

    Hermione Bradley: 2 Minutes, 32 Seconds, Room at the Top (1959)

    Best Supporting Actress

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    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

    Won Oscar, Not on Ballot

    Hal Mohr: Only Write-In Oscar Winner, A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

    Cinematography * eligibility rules modified, computer voting

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    Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

    Most Oscars for One Performance

    Harold Russell: 2 Oscars, The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

    Best Supporting Actor Oscar and Honorary Oscar

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    Kevin O'Connell

    Most Nominations and Never Won

    Kevin O'Connell: 0 Oscars and 20 Nominations

    Best Sound Mixing Category

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    75 Years of the Academy Awards: An Unofficial History (2003)

    Shortest Oscar Awards Ceremony

    1st Academy Awards: 0 Hours 15 Minutes

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    Barry Fitzgerald in Going My Way (1944)

    Most Oscar Nominations for One Performance

    Barry Fitzgerald: 2 Oscar Nominations, Going My Way (1944)

    Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor * eligibility rules modified

    Added 10 January 2017


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