Thursday, February 22, 2007

Did you know???

  • Meryl Streep forgot her trophy in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion bathroom after her first win for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for "Kramer vs. Kramer" in 1980.
  • Charlie Chaplin's "Limelight," made in 1952, wasn't eligible for an Oscar until it was released in Los Angeles in 1972. Chaplin won a statue for Best Music, Original Dramatic Score in 1973.
  • Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen received a carved wooden Oscar, presented in honor of his dummy, Charlie McCarthy.
  • George Bernard Shaw is the only person to win an Oscar and a Nobel Prize.

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