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The 56th Annual Academy Awards (1984)

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

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Herself - Nominee & Presenter
Gene Allen ... Himself - President of the Academy
... Himself - Performer (as Herb Albert & The Tijuana Brass)
... Himself - Winner
Anna Asp ... Herself - Winner
... Himself - Presenter (as Sir Richard Attenborough)
... Himself - Presenter
... Herself - Wife of M.J. Frankovich
... Herself - Presenter
... Himself - Winner
Alan Bergman ... Himself - Winner & Nominee
Ingrid Bergman ... Herself - Accepting Award for Best Foreign Language Film (as Mrs. Ingmar Bergman)
Marilyn Bergman ... Herself - Winner & Nominee
Jay Boekelheide ... Himself - Winner
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9 April 1984 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Because his Academy Award was destroyed in a fire, Gene Kelly, who was a presenter that night, was presented with a replacement. When Kelly and co-presenter Ray Bolger wanted to start with their presentation, Academy President Gene Allen appeared on stage to give Kelly the replacement Oscar. Kelly was not being told that he would receive that replacement, but stated that he had the feeling that it would happen. See more »

Quotes

[Accepting the Best Actress award]
Shirley MacLaine: I'm gonna cry, because this show has been as long as my career.
[audience laughs]
Shirley MacLaine: I have wondered for twenty-six years what this would feel like; thank you for terminating the suspense.
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Connections

Followed by The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

There's No Business Like Show Business
(Finale)
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Liza Minnelli and Sammy Davis Jr. along with presenters and Oscar winners.
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