... form of an Oscar statuette), the best known one is the Academy Award of Merit
more popularly known as the Oscar statuette.
The most recognized trophy in the world, the Oscar statuette has stood on the
mantels of the greatest filmmakers in history since 1929.
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 ...
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
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 ...
Mar 1, 2014 ... The buff and chesty Oscar statuette is said to be modeled after Mexican actor and
director Emilio Fernandez. True story or Hollywood legend?
Feb 16, 2016 ... As described by the Academy, Polich Tallix started its Oscar-making ... And the
overall size of the statuette remains the same, with a height of ...
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 ...
Feb 16, 2016 ... Those impeccable, glistening, gold Oscar statuettes, for three decades the ... at a
height of 13.5 inches and weight of 8.5 pounds, the new Oscar ...
The oscar statuette - Academy Awards® - actress, film, director, producer, ... the
original design, though it has altered the pedestal, increasing its height in 1945.