Posts tagged Oscars

Marilyn Monroe presents the Oscar for Sound Recording at the 23rd Oscars in 1951. Hosted by Fred Astaire.

In three months “Forrest Gump” will celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Alec Guinness winning an Oscar for Best Actor for his role in “The Bridge on the River Kwai”… accepted by Jean Simmons.

Hattie McDaniel poses beside an oversized telegram from Western Union dated March 1, 1940, that congratulates her on winning an Oscar the night before for her role in “Gone With The Wind” (1939). She became the first African-American to win an Oscar for acting. The telegram is addressed to her care of “Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Culver City, Hollywood, California.” It reads: “Your Washington admirers take this opportunity to compliment you on your brilliant work in ‘Gone With the Wind.’ Your unforgettable portrayal is a monument to which we pay homage. We predict it will go down as one of the great roles of all time.”

Hattie McDaniel poses beside an oversized telegram from Western Union dated March 1, 1940, that congratulates her on winning an Oscar the night before for her role in “Gone With The Wind” (1939). She became the first African-American to win an Oscar for acting. The telegram is addressed to her care of “Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Culver City, Hollywood, California.” It reads: “Your Washington admirers take this opportunity to compliment you on your brilliant work in ‘Gone With the Wind.’ Your unforgettable portrayal is a monument to which we pay homage. We predict it will go down as one of the great roles of all time.”

Katharine Hepburn, Olivia de Havilland, Grace Kelly and Anne Bancroft take a tour through the first four decades of the Academy at the 40th Academy Awards, hosted by Bob Hope.

EGOT winner Robert Lopez on what inspired he and his wife to write “Let It Go”

EGOT winner Robert Lopez on what inspired he and his wife to write “Let It Go”

This year’s Oscars program is now online. See what all the invited guests had waiting for them on their seats at the Dolby: http://bit.ly/OscarProgram2014

This year’s Oscars program is now online. See what all the invited guests had waiting for them on their seats at the Dolby: http://bit.ly/OscarProgram2014

"The Wolf of Wall Street“‘s Margot Robbie on the Oscars red carpet on Sunday.