To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 21

Three Things About “Hamlet” (1948)
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1. Year awarded: 1949.
2. The Academy Theater, Hollywood, California.
3. Actor/Actresses: Laurence Olivier, Basil Sydney,
Eileen Herlie, and Jean Simmons.
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In this Shakespeare tale, we happen to find-
The results of a man who could not
make up his mind.
-2010-

 

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To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 71

Three Things About “Shakespeare in Love” (1998)
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1. Year awarded 1999.
2. Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California.
3. Actor/Actresses: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Colin Firth,
Ben Affleck, Geoffrey Rush, Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Imelda
Staunton, Rupert Everett, Martin Clunes.
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The forbidden love of William Shakespeare,
and the daughter of a wealthy merchant-
Historical, and romance to enchant.
-2010-

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To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 77

Three Things About “Million Dollar Baby” (2004)
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1. Year awarded 2005.
2. Location-Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, California
3. Actor/Actresses: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan
Freeman, Jay Baruchel, Mike Colter, Lucia Rijker, Brian
F. O’Byrne, Anthony Mackie, Margo Martindale, Riki
Lindhome, Michael Pena, Benito Martinez, Bruce MacVittie,
David Powledge, Joe D’Angerio, and Aaron Stretch.
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Much challenge and heartache to gain-
In this story of boxing, win, and pain.
-2010-

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To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 1

Three Things About “Wings” (1927)

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1. Year awarded: 1929.

2. Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, California.

3. Actor/Actresses: Clara Bow, Charles “Buddy” Rogers,
Richard Arlen, and Gary Cooper.
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Two men, and one woman at the realm-
In this first awarded silent film.
-2010-

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To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 4

Three Things About “Cimarron” (1931)
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1. Year awarded: 1931.
2. The Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California.
3. Actor/Actresses: Richard Dix, Irene Dunne,
Estelle Taylor, and Roscoe Ates.
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Much hype-
And ethnic stereotype.

-2010-

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To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 5

Three Things About “Grand Hotel” (1932)
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1. Year awarded 1932.
2. The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California.
3. Actor/Actresses: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore,
Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore,
Lewis Stone, and Jean Hersholt.
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In this movie, people come and go-
As the patterns between them, continue to grow.
-2010-

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To Revisit Oscar-That Always Causes A Stir # 6

Three Things About “Calvacade” (1933)
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1. Year awarded: 1934.
2. The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California.
3. Actor/Actresses: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook,
Una O’Connor, and Herbert Mundin.
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English life in a unique way-
Dating from 1899 to 1933, New Year’s Day.
-2010-

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