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.
Did You Know?
In his "I refuse to believe I beat..." speech, winning as Best Actor, Dustin Hoffman
forgot to mention Roy Scheider
, who was nominated in the same category but managed to make mention of his old friend Robert Duvall
, nominated as Supporting Actor. See more
[accepting the Best Actor award
I'm up here with mixed feelings. I've been critical of the Academy... and for reason. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to be able to work. I *refuse* to believe I beat Jack Lemmon, that I beat Al Pacino, that I beat Peter Sellers. I refuse to believe that Robert Duvall lost. We are a part of an artistic family. There are sixty thousand actors in this Academy - excuse me, in the Screen Actors Guild, and probably a hundred thousand in Equity. And most ...
The Rainbow Connection
(from 'The Muppet Movie (1979)
Written by Paul Williams
and Kenny Ascher
Performed by Jim Henson
(as Kermit the Frog) See more