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The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996)

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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Jeff Margolis
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself - Hostess
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Himself - Presenter
James Acheson ... Himself - Winner
Bryan Adams ... Himself - Performer
Cameron Alborzian Cameron Alborzian ... Himself - Model (as Cameron)
Joan Allen ... Herself - Nominee
Tim Allen ... Buzz Lightyear (voice)
Woody Allen ... Lenny (archive footage)
Scott E. Anderson ... Himself - Winner
Maxene Andrews Maxene Andrews ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage) (as Maxine Andrews)
Kary Antholis Kary Antholis ... Himself - Winner
Patricia Arquette ... Herself - Audience Member
Luis Bacalov ... Himself - Winner
Martin Balsam ... Himself - Memorial Tribute
Tyra Banks ... Herself - Model
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 1996 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Best Short Film, Live Action category had among the five nominated short films, three actors receiving nominations for their work behind cameras: Griffin Dunne, Christine Lahti and Jeff Goldblum. Lahti won the Oscar for Lieberman in Love (1995). See more »

Quotes

[accepting his Best Director award]
Mel Gibson: Now that I'm a bona fide director with a golden boy, what I really want to do is act.
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Connections

Features Twelve Monkeys (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during end credits
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Just Watched It Again
14 February 2007 | by HelenaHatcheeseSee all my reviews

About the usual for an Oscar Show.

Two most memorable moments: Kirk Douglas showing his fighting spirit in accepting his award after a major stroke (and he's STILL going strong more than 10 years later!!!)

Another moment I'll never forget was the award for Best Documentary "Anne Frank Remembered". The winner gestured toward an older woman who accompanied him to the podium. "This is a real hero", he said. It was Miep Gies who had risked her life in WWII hiding the Frank family in an Amsterdam attic. It was a powerful moment. (As of this writing Ms. Gies is approaching her 99th year!)


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