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.
14 April 1980 (USA)
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Also Known As:
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?
In his "I refuse to believe I beat..." speech, winning as Best Actor, Dustin Hoffman
forgot to mention Roy Scheider
, who was nominated in the same category but managed to make mention of his old friend Robert Duvall
, nominated as Supporting Actor. See more
[Johnny Carson and Miss Piggy are at the podium
I'll tell you why they didn't nominate me! It's because I'm a pig!
[to Johnny Carson:
Jonathan, you saw "The Muppet Movie." Can you stand there, in your rented tuxedo, and tell me that I am not Oscar material?
Oscar MAYER, maybe!
Theme from The Promise (I'll Never Say 'Goodbye')
(from 'The Promise (1979)
Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Alan Bergman
and Marilyn Bergman
Performed by Melissa Manchester See more