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Academy Awards - Wikipedia


The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the .... The Special Achievement Award (in the form of an Oscar statuette); and; The Honorary ... Made of g...

Oscar Statuette | Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and ...


The most recognized trophy in the world, the Oscar statuette has stood on the mantels of ... Oscar stands 13½ inches tall and weighs in at a robust 8½ pounds.

What's An Oscar Really Made Of? - Live Science


Feb 20, 2009 ... Oscar is only gold on the outside, inside, he's a mixture of metals. ... Oscar is 13.5 inches (34 centimeters) tall. The Oscar statuettes, officially dubbed the Academy Award of Merit, have a 24-karat gold plating on their surface.

12 Golden Facts About Oscar Statuettes to Tell Your Friends


Feb 28, 2014 ... Behind the Oscar statuette's oh so kissable veneer lies a rich history. Here are 15 facts to use on friends at your Oscars viewing party on March ...

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Oscars - TheFW


Feb 22, 2012 ... Oscars Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images/Jemal Countess, Getty ... Fun fact: Oscar statuette weighs 8 1/2 pounds and is 13 1/2 inches tall.

How tall is the Oscar statuette - Answers.com


The Academy Award of Merit, as it was first known in 1928 (now the Oscar) is a depiction of a knight holding a crusader's sword standing on a reel of film with ...

The Oscar: How It's Made, and What It's Worth (Infographic)


Feb 25, 2016 ... Here's the history of how an Oscar is made, and what each statuette is ... The modern Oscar stands 13.5 inches tall with a weight of 8.5 lbs, and ...

The making of an Oscar at R S Owens | Daily Mail Online


Feb 22, 2015 ... The making of an Oscar: How a 14-inch statuette is beautifully crafted ... 13.5 inches tall and a hefty 8.5lbs, are painstakingly manufactured by ...

Oscar Facts - Hollywood Golden Guy


Stanley sculpted the design; and the California Bronze Foundry hand cast the first statuette in bronze plated with 24-karat gold. Oscar's height: 13 1/2 inches

Who was Oscar? A history of the Academy Awards statuette - BBC.com


Feb 19, 2016 ... Emil Jannings, a German actor who would go on to make propaganda films for the Nazis in the 1930s, was the first recipient of the legendary ...

The Oscar Statuette was designed by MGM art director Cedric Gibbons in 1929. The statuette stands 13.5 inches tall, weighs 8.5 pounds, and is made of gold-plated britannia metal.
The design was meant to depict a knight standing on a reel of film gripping a crusader's sword.
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Oscar statuettes: 10 facts you may not know - The Telegraph


Feb 24, 2016 ... The Oscar statuette is the symbol of the Academy Awards. Here are some ... Oscar stands 13½ inches tall and weighs 8½ lbs. 6. The film reel ...

Oscar Statuette Trivia - OscarTrivia.com


The Oscar statuette, designed by MGM's chief art director Cedric Gibbons, depicts a ... Oscar's height: 13 1/2 inches; Oscar's weight: 8 1/2 pounds; Number of ...

Oscar Statuette- Oscar Awards Statuette, History of Academy Award ...


Presenting the 34 cm tall Oscar Statuette is the most elegant way of acknowledging the efforts and caliber of the artists involved in Hollywood. The official name ...