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.
21 March 1999 (USA)
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The 71st Annual Academy Awards
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First time the ceremony was held on a Sunday night; previous televised ceremonies were on Mondays. See more
Steven Spielberg - Winner: Best Director & Nominee: Best Picture
Thank you. Am I allowed to say I really wanted this? This is fantastic. Let me just turn my eyes to Mr. Hanks who from the very, very beginning said to me, this is going to be something extraordinary. We weren't really talking about the film, we were talking about the experience of making "Saving Private Ryan," and he was right. It is one of the most extraordinary events of all of our lives, and the lives of all of our families, we were all in it together. Katie, for putting up with how much ...
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Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
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