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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 Statuette Really Made Of? | Fox News


Feb 20, 2009 ... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What is Oscar made of? - Infoplease


Currently, the Academy Award statuettes are made of gold-plated britannium, ... more information on the Academy Awards, see Infoplease Goes to the Oscars.

'Oscar', the Academy Award statuette, made from, and how tall is he?


Jul 23, 2006 ... The official name of the Oscar statuette is the Academy Award of Merit. Made of gold-plated britannium on a black marble base, it is 13.5 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 ...

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

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 ...

How Much Gold is Actually in the Oscar Award Statue?


Jan 21, 2015 ... The Oscar statuette is easily one of the most recognizable trophies in the world. Standing 13.5 inches tall and weighing in at 8.5 lbs., the interior ...

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 ...