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The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987)

The official, annual, Hollywood award show that hands out many movie honors, including the Oscars. That year's show was hosted by Ralph Bellamy, and saw big wins by Marlee Matlin, Paul Newman, and Michael Caine.

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Marty Pasetta
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Chevy Chase ... Self - Co-Host
Goldie Hawn ... Self - Co-Hostess
Paul Hogan ... Self - Co-Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Ackland-Snow Brian Ackland-Snow ... Self - Winner
Jenny Agutter ... Self - Audience Member
Don Ameche ... Self - Presenter
Lauren Bacall ... Self - Presenter
Jenny Beavan ... Self - Winner
Ralph Bellamy ... Self - Honorary Award Recipient
Tony Bennett ... Self - Performer
Suzanne M. Benson Suzanne M. Benson ... Self - Winner
Tom Berenger ... Self - Nominee
Brigitte Berman Brigitte Berman ... Self - Winner
Charlene Blaine ... Self - Dancer
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny - Presenter (voice)
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The official, annual, Hollywood award show that hands out many movie honors, including the Oscars. That year's show was hosted by Ralph Bellamy, and saw big wins by Marlee Matlin, Paul Newman, and Michael Caine.

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Trivia

Of the 20 nominated actors, winners Paul Newman and Michael Caine, and Nominee Maggie Smith were not in attendance. The next time a winner was not present was for the 2008 Academy Awards. The winner was the late Heath Ledger, who won for Dark Knight, which also starred Michael Caine. See more »

Quotes

Paul Hogan: Anyway, listen. Most important, the producer of this program, Sam Goldwyn, said to me, "Everyone's really tense out there. Go out and see if you can get 'em to relax." Why? You didn't come here to relax. You want to relax, stay at home, watch it on television. That'll relax you. No, no. Fellow workers, brothers, workmates... you're here to sweat. This program is live. There's about a thousand million people... watching you. So you remember: one wrong word, one foolish gesture, and your whole ...
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Connections

Follows The 44th Annual Academy Awards (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during end credits
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Hilarious performances from Bette Davis and Robert Wise!!
9 March 2003 | by SkippyDevereauxSee all my reviews

This is the year that Paul Newman finally won the Best Actor award after six losses, but his win was somewhat overshadowed by the onstage antics of Miss Bette Davis and Mr. Robert Wise!! You had to have seen it to really appreciate how hilarious the Oscar telecasts can be!! Bette Davis presented the award, Robert Wise accepted the award and what followed was funny to watch. Here you had two people bickering onstage about who is going to talk first about the winning actor, and before they knew it, BOOM, their microphones were cut off and the hosts, Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn were getting ready to introduce the next presenter!! "Platoon" wins Best Picture, Marlee Matlin wins Best Actress for "Children of A Lesser God" and the supporting performances were from one movie. Michael Caine and Dianne Wiest for "Hannah and Her Sisters".


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Country:

USA

Release Date:

30 March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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