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The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the .... Academy for his Oscar as early as 1932. The trophy was officially dubbed the "Oscar" in ...

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 the greatest filmmakers in history since 1929.

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


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 ...

Chicago manufacturer loses Oscar statuette contract - Chicago ...


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

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


Feb 17, 2016 ... An Oscar statue at the 88th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon on ... When the iconic gold Oscar statues are handed out at the Academy ...

Oscar Statue Gets New Design, Manufacturer - TheWrap


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 ...

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Why Academy Award Winners Can't Sell Their Oscars - CinemaBlend


Wright won the Oscar for best color art direction, earned through his work in "My Gal Sal" in 1942, and his nephew auctioned the statue off for a cool sum of ...

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


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 ...

What's An Oscar Really Made Of? - Live Science


Feb 20, 2009 ... Oscar is only gold on the outside, inside, he's a mixture of metals. ... When they pick up their trophies, the winning celebs are toting around 8.5 ...

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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Buy Trophy Statue: Statues - Amazon.com ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible ... OGRM 13.5" Bronze Oscar Award Trophy Statue Gold-plated 1:1 Oscars ...

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

You'll Be Shocked at How Little An Oscar Statuette Is Worth | MONEY


Feb 25, 2016 ... If Oscar winners or their heirs ever try to sell their gold-plated trophies, they'll be getting a call from the academy's legal team, who will remind ...