The Oscar (1966) was a Drama Film directed by Russell Rouse and produced by Joseph E. Levine and Clarence Greene.
Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Arthur Lonergan; Set Decoration: Robert Benton, James Payne||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Edith Head||Nominated|
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Earlier this month, the Cafe's staff selected twenty performers snubbed by the Oscars and placed them in categories based on one of their most famous performances. We then asked classic film fans to vote in an online poll to select the winners of our first-ever Snubbed By the Oscars Awards! We'd li... Read full article
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A Visual History of the Oscar GownBy Amanda Garrett on Feb 25, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films
Today, I'm taking a tour through Oscar couture from 1929-1969. The article includes Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy gown that she wore to the 1954 ceremony. FYI: The best way to read this article is to scroll to the bottom of the page and hit the full screen button (the button with four arrows pointi... Read full article
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Kenneth Regan: These are exhibitors' reports, they speak very clearly and very loudly. They say do not send any more Frank Fane product. Send *botulism* or *typhus*, don't send Fain.
Kay Bergdahl: Hymie, deep thinker, explain to me the ethical structure of the universe.
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The Richard Sale novel on which this film is based followed Frank Fane as he systematically ruined the chances of his four fictitious Oscar rivals. In the movie, the other four Best Actor nominees are actual Hollywood stars, "nominated" as Best Actor for fictitious film titles.
Edith Head: an Oscar nominee for her costume designs for this film, appears in a scene set at a Hollywood party, when Kay calls Frank to congratulate him on his Oscar nomination, and one other scene.
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