Oscar Films Through The Years: A Retrospective Part 2: Scandals & Surprises
Voting <ul><li>Early Oscar voting was done by Academy Board, NOT members </li></ul><ul><li>Louis B. Mayer </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Of Human Bondage  1934 </li></ul><ul><li>Bette Davis wowed Hollywood  & audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Oscar Winner? ...
Scandal! Shocking!
How to Win an Oscar As of 1931, if I , a director for a minor-league studio, wanted to win an Oscar, making good films was...
New President! <ul><li>Frank Capra became Academy President in 1935 </li></ul><ul><li>Opened ballot box to all guilds </li...
Secret Ballots
Problem Solved? <ul><li>Color Purple </li></ul><ul><li>1986 scandal </li></ul><ul><li>Best Picture nomination + 10 more </...
Reputation! <ul><li>Spielberg was not well-liked and had reputation for being arrogant </li></ul><ul><li>Out of Africa’s d...
Current Scandal? “ Mickey was very honored to be asked as he has the greatest respect for WWE however he will not be parti...
If you think THAT’s crazy…
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest <ul><li>1975  </li></ul><ul><li>Second  film to ever win all top Oscars </li></ul><ul><ul>...
 
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Oscar Retrospective Part 2

  1. 1. Oscar Films Through The Years: A Retrospective Part 2: Scandals & Surprises
  2. 2. Voting <ul><li>Early Oscar voting was done by Academy Board, NOT members </li></ul><ul><li>Louis B. Mayer </li></ul><ul><li>Sid Grauman </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Pickford </li></ul><ul><li>Douglas Fairbanks </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Of Human Bondage 1934 </li></ul><ul><li>Bette Davis wowed Hollywood & audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Oscar Winner? </li></ul>Early Scandal
  4. 4. Scandal! Shocking!
  5. 5. How to Win an Oscar As of 1931, if I , a director for a minor-league studio, wanted to win an Oscar, making good films was not good enough. ~~Frank Capra
  6. 6. New President! <ul><li>Frank Capra became Academy President in 1935 </li></ul><ul><li>Opened ballot box to all guilds </li></ul><ul><li>14,000 potential voters </li></ul><ul><li>Still had to fight big-studio influence </li></ul>
  7. 7. Secret Ballots
  8. 8. Problem Solved? <ul><li>Color Purple </li></ul><ul><li>1986 scandal </li></ul><ul><li>Best Picture nomination + 10 more </li></ul><ul><li>Spielberg snubbed as director </li></ul><ul><li>Why?? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reputation! <ul><li>Spielberg was not well-liked and had reputation for being arrogant </li></ul><ul><li>Out of Africa’s director, Sidney Pollack won </li></ul>
  10. 10. Current Scandal? “ Mickey was very honored to be asked as he has the greatest respect for WWE however he will not be participating in ‘Wrestlemania,’” the actor’s rep said in a statement late Wednesday. “He is focusing entirely on his acting career.” career.”
  11. 11. If you think THAT’s crazy…
  12. 12. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest <ul><li>1975 </li></ul><ul><li>Second film to ever win all top Oscars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Picture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Actor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Actress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Adapted Screenplay </li></ul></ul>Which film was first??

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