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Academy Awards - Wikipedia

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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 Award (that m...

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

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The most recognized trophy in the world, the Oscar statuette has stood on the ... Due to a metal shortage during World War II, Oscars were made of painted ...

What is Oscar made of? - Infoplease

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The very first Oscar statuettes were made of gold-plated solid bronze. During World War II, when metal was scarce, they were made of plaster; these plaster ...

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

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Feb 25, 2016 ... The first Oscar was presented at the 1929 Academy Awards. Here's the history of how an Oscar is made, and what each statuette is actually ...

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Mar 1, 2010 ... A behind-the-scenes look at how Oscar statuettes are made.

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

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Feb 19, 2016 ... The Academy Awards statuette has a rich, rumour-filled history – but was a ... The original Oscars, made of gold-plated solid bronze, were cast, ...

This year's Oscar statue got a lot sexier | New York Post

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Feb 28, 2016 ... R.S. Owens & Co. had made the figures since 1982 with a core of ... Last December, Polich Tallix was presented with two Oscar statues — one ...

How the 2016 Oscar statuettes are made | WRIC

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Feb 25, 2016 ... The first Oscar was handed out in 1927. Since then, there have been a total of 2947 awards presented.

New Manufacturer Gives Oscar Statue A Minor Makeover : The Two ...

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Feb 17, 2016 ... An Oscar statue at the 88th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon on ... from Chicago-based R.S. Owens & Co., which had made the statues ...

2016 Oscar statue gets a makeover with more refined muscles and a ...

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Feb 28, 2016 ... The iconic Oscar statue has received a makeover for 2016 (left), with ... the award cast in bronze instead of the pewter alloy - mostly made up of ...

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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

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Feb 24, 2016 ... The Oscar statuette is the symbol of the Academy Awards. ... the Second World War, Oscars were made of painted plaster for three years.

What's an Oscar Statuette Really Made Of? | Fox News

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Feb 20, 2009 ... During World War II, when metals and other materials were scarce, the Oscars were made of plaster. After the war, the plaster statues were then ...

12 Golden Facts About Oscar Statuettes to Tell Your Friends

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Feb 28, 2014 ... Behind the Oscar statuette's oh so kissable veneer lies a rich history. Here are 15 ... Fifty statuettes were made for the 86th Academy Awards.