Readers inquired about the scaled down ceremony, I thought I’d supply the visual, and yes – these statuettes were plaster: From left to right, Van Heflin, Greer Garson, James Cagney, and Theresa Wright.
The second time the awards were televised Audrey Hepburn won Best Actress for her performance in “Roman Holiday” – Donald O’Connor is at the podium in Los Angeles, and Audrey is presented with the award by Jean Hersholt in New York – where she was working on “Sabrina” (location work was…
From inspection at the fabricators: To Oscar’s big night out:
See, four Oscars – I forgot to mention Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett won best screenplay as well. It’s been a harbinger of things to come for a long time… Billy Wilder wins Best Director for “The Lost Weekend” at the Golden Globes.