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The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978)

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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Marty Pasetta
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bob Hope ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Albertson ... Himself - Past Winner
Irwin Allen ... Himself - Past Winner
Edward Anhalt Edward Anhalt ... Himself - Past Winner
Fred Astaire ... Himself - Presenter
Priscilla Barnes ... Herself - Performer
John Barry John Barry ... Himself - Winner
Anne Baxter ... Herself - Past Winner
Robert Benton ... Himself - Nominee
Tony Bill ... Himself - Past Winner
Karen Black ... Herself - Performer
Robert Blalack ... Himself - Winner
Debby Boone ... Herself - Performer
Margaret Booth ... Herself - Honorary Award Recipient
Ernest Borgnine ... Himself
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 50th Annual Academy Awards See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Debby Boone performed Best Original Song nominee "You Light Up My Life", she was accompanied by a chorus of little girls who were announced to have come from The John Tracy Clinic for the Deaf who interpreted the lyrics in sign language. It was later reported that the girls were really students rounded up at Torrence Elementary School in Torrence, California, and that they were actually signing gibberish. The girls who had been asked to perform from the clinic were unavailable due to some legal wrangles. See more »

Quotes

Paddy Chayefsky: Before I get on to the writing awards, there's a little matter I'd like to tidy up, at least if I expect to live with myself tomorrow morning. I would like to say -- personal opinion, of course -- that I'm sick and tired of people exploiting the occasion of the Academy Awards...
[applause]
Paddy Chayefsky: ...for the propagation of their own personal political propaganda.
[applause]
Paddy Chayefsky: I would like to suggest to Miss Redgrave that her winning an Academy Award is not a pivotal moment in history, does not require a ...
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Connections

Followed by The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Someone's Waiting For You
Written by Sammy Fain, Carol Connors and Ayn Robbins
Performed by Gloria Loring
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50 Years of movie stardom
10 February 2001 | by ronjoSee all my reviews

This was the Golden year of cinema. A tribute to all who contributed to the entertainment industry. It was also the first and last time that a tribute was made to the young juvenile actors who previously won an award. Peggy Ann Garner and Margaret O'Brien were part of a "Big Parade" of previous oscar winners.


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