The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony
hosted by the .... The only addition to the Oscar since it was created is a minor
streamlining of the base. ... Micha...
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 ...
Feb 26, 2012 ... Crew members carry a Oscar Statue for the red carpet for the 84th ... to Gibbons,
who was in charge of supervising the statuette's design.
Feb 16, 2016 ... The Oscar statuette is getting a minor makeover, and a brand new company to
produce the coveted gold prizes ahead of the 88th Annual ...
The oscar winner award statue is actually based on the ancient egyptian god
Ptah ... He is said to have sculpted the gods, and created all living things.
The Oscar statuette, designed by MGM's chief art director Cedric Gibbons,
depicts a knight holding a crusader's sword, standing on a reel of film with five
Jul 23, 2012 ... Supposedly she bestowed the nickname on the statuette in 1931 ... According to
Emanuel Levy, author of All about Oscar: The History and ...
Feb 26, 2014 ... But how did the statuette get that nickname? ... According to Emanuel Levy,
author of All about Oscar: The History and Politics of the Academy ...
Feb 22, 2012 ... The smoothly muscular, golden silhouette of an Oscar statuette wasn't ... to
Gibbons, who was in charge of supervising the statuette's design.