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what we need to know about Oscars

  1. 1. AMERICAN CULTURE HYE KYUNG, OH SU JIN , YANG - OSCAR -
  2. 2. CONTENTS <ul><li>ABOUT OSCAR </li></ul><ul><li>HISTORY OF OSCAR </li></ul><ul><li>FUN FACTS OF OSCAR </li></ul>
  3. 3. ABOUT OSCAR The official name of the OSCAR statuette is the “ Academy Award® of Merit ” . Each statuette stands 13-1/2 inches tall and weighs 8-1/2 pounds, and it is made from copper, nickel, silver, and finally, 24-karat gold.
  4. 4. l ABOUT OSCAR <ul><li>The OSCAR statuette is given to </li></ul><ul><li>People working in five fields: </li></ul><ul><li>- Actors, </li></ul><ul><li>Directors, </li></ul><ul><li>Producers, </li></ul><ul><li>- Technicians and </li></ul><ul><li>- Writers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Where did the name Oscar come from? <ul><li>How OSCAR received his nickname is not exactly clear. </li></ul><ul><li>The most popular story is that Margaret Herrick, who was the librarian and director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after looking at the statuettes exclaimed: </li></ul><ul><li>“ It looks just like my Uncle Oscar.&quot; </li></ul>
  6. 6. HISTORY OF OSCAR Since the initial Awards banquet on May 16, 1929, through last year's 79th Academy Awards, 2,658 statuettes have been presented . Some people refused Oscars: In 1971, the best actor Gorge Scott doesn’t come to the ceremony. Stealing OSCAR statute - In 2000, before one week of OSCAR ceremony, an OSCAR statue was stolen and they’re had to make a new statue.
  7. 7. HISTORY OF OSCAR History of OSCAR ceremony posters . 32 nd 59 th 80 th
  8. 8. HISTORY OF OSCAR History of OSCAR best picture posters . 75 th 76 th 79 th
  9. 9. HISTORY OF OSCAR The greatest pictures . (11 parts) Ben-Hur (1959) Titanic (1997) The Lord of the rings : The return of the king (2003)
  10. 10. HISTORY OF OSCAR The greatest actress. The youngest prizewinner. Katherine Hepburn Shirley Temple 4 times winner six years old
  11. 11. FUN FACTS OF OSCAR Who was never nominated for an OSCAR award . James Carrey Meg Ryan Scarlett Johansson Ewan McGregor Bruce Willis
  12. 12. FUN FACTS OF OSCAR The Longest & Shortest movie of the best picture award. Longest, Gone with the wind (1939) Shortest, Marty (1955) 234 minutes 91 minutes
  13. 13. FUN FACTS OF OSCAR Titanic – won 11 Oscars in 1997!!! Gone with the Wind – only 9!!! Gone with the wind (1939) Titanic (1997) – 11 Oscars 11 Oscars
  14. 14. FUN FACTS OF OSCAR The 79 th Oscar Best & Worst dresser . (2007) Best, Nicole Kidman Worst, Cameron Diaz
  15. 16. THANK YOU ♡

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