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The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981)

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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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alan Arkin ... Himself - Presenter
Lucie Arnaz ... Herself - Performer
Eileen Brennan ... Herself - Nominee
Ellen Burstyn ... Herself - Nominee
Irene Cara ... Herself - Performer
Richard Chamberlain ... Himself - Audience Member
Ghislain Cloquet Ghislain Cloquet ... Himself - Winner
George Cukor ... Himself - Presenter
Blythe Danner ... Herself - Presenter
Robert De Niro ... Himself - Winner
Angie Dickinson ... Herself - Presenter
Jimmy Durante ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Duvall ... Himself - Nominee
Richard Edlund ... Himself - Winner
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Storyline

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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Family

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1981 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The show was postponed one day due to the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan on 30 March; Reagan, a former actor, addressed the audience in a message taped at the White House nearly two weeks earlier - becoming the first President in 40 years to participate in the program. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Carson - Host: [Johnny Carson introducing accounting firm of Price-Waterhouse] Price-Waterhouse also guards the secret of what Jack Valenti does for a living.
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Connections

Followed by The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Out Here on My Own
Written by Michael Gore and Lesley Gore
Performed by Irene Cara
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