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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The first Oscar telecast where the line, "And the Oscar goes to..." replaced "And the winner is..." Producer Allan Carr
introduced the change in an attempt to revolutionize the Academy Awards. During the show, several presenters paid it no mind, and said, "And the winner is..." Carr made a list of their names, and said that they would never be on the show again. Oddly enough, due to the show's disastrous reception, it was Carr who would not return. See more
Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer See more