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The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999)

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Herself - Hostess & Presenter
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... Himself - Presenter
... Herself - Audience Member
... Himself - Special Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
... Herself - Audience Member
... Herself - Presenter
... Herself - Nominee
... Himself - Nominee
... Himself - Winner, Nominee & Accepting Award for Best Foreign Language Film
... Herself - Presenter
... Himself
... Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role
... Herself - Nominee
... Himself - Performer
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.

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With the exception of Frank Sinatra who was given a 'Special' Memorial Tribute, this was the first year that all of the actual actors featured in this year's In Memoriam tribute had never once been nominated, nor won an Oscar for an acting category. The one actress that died within the time period before this year's showing, Peggy Cass, was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Auntie Mame (1958), however she not featured in the tributes. See more »

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Chris Rock: Look at this crowd, it's like the Million White Man March in here.
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Features Beauty and the Beast (1946) See more »

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Fanfare for Oscar
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
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Why "Shakespeare in Love"?
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I still can't understand why they gave "Shakespeare in Love" Best Picture. I was rooting for "Life is Beautiful". Even "Saving Private Ryan" and the conspicuously snubbed "Truman Show" were better. But at least they gave Roberto Benigni the two Oscars that he really deserved; does anyone deny that his acceptance speech was the ceremony's highlight? I know that some people deride Whoopi Goldberg as a host, but I really like her (especially with that "20th century fox" remark). Probably the funniest comment of the night was Robin Williams's "Guns and Moses: The Charlton Heston Story. But you can't say Moses; you have to say The Artist Formerly Known as the Prince of Egypt!" As for Elia Kazan, I say that honoring him for his movies would be like honoring Pol Pot for stamping out corruption. At least the cameras showed people not applauding (among them Nick Nolte).

Overall, a worthy ceremony.


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