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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...

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The most recognized trophy in the world, the Oscar statuette has stood on the mantels of the greatest filmmakers in history since 1929.

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

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Feb 28, 2016 ... Oscar's muscles will look more toned and have a more refined jawline after the Academy decided to swap manufacturers to honor the statue's ...

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 Feb. 8. Danny Moloshok/Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP hide caption.

Oscar Statue Gets New Design, Manufacturer - TheWrap

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Feb 16, 2016 ... Each wax statuette is coated in a ceramic shell that is cured and fired at 1,600°F, melting the wax away and leaving an empty Oscar-shaped ...

Chicago manufacturer loses Oscar statuette contract - Chicago ...

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Feb 17, 2016 ... The Chicago-based company that has made Oscar statuettes since 1982 has lost the contract to produce the iconic trophies.

The Origins of the Oscar: How the Prized Statue Got Its Name and ...

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Feb 27, 2016 ... One popular story suggests the awards was named "Oscar" after someone's uncle.

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The Oscar Statue Gets a Makeover - Los Angeles Magazine

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Feb 24, 2016 ... This year Oscar is wearing bronze. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected a new company to manufacture the statues ...

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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. Here are some facts about the trophy itself. 1. The original design of “Oscar” was by ...

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

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Feb 28, 2016 ... Oscar has been hitting the gym. Two New York companies have given the trophy a makeover for Sunday's Academy Awards, making him a little ...

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

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Feb 19, 2016 ... The Oscar statuette weighs 8.5lb (3.6kg) and starting with the 2016 Academy Awards will be created by the Polich Tallix company in New York ...