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The Academy Awards' Oscars are the most esteemed prizes in Hollywood, with the statuette, a 1-foot-8 inch tall, 24-karat gold Adonis with a name of much debated origin, being the ultimate prize of everyone in Hollywood. While the movies may change, the Oscar itself has not… with one notable exception. It was an Oscar made of wood, with a movable mouth, handed out as an Honorary Oscar in 1937. At first glance, it seems like an odd medium to craft an Oscar out of, let alone distribute at a ceremony where every other winner gets a "normal" golden Oscar. But then, the recipient was never quite like the others, opting to work with his sidekick while entertaining millions. The recipient of the wooden Oscar was famed ventriloquist Edgar Bergen, and the special Oscar was the perfect way to celebrate his work.

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By: Lloyd Farley
Title: This Comedian Was Awarded the Only Wooden Oscar Statue
Sourced From: collider.com/edgar-bergen-oscars/
Published Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2023 01:45:14 GMT

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Oppenheimer Dominates Online Film and Television Awards

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Thanks to reader Sammy for sending these in. Happy to see The Holdovers win a much-deserved Screenplay award. Online Film & Television Association Awards Winners Best Picture: OPPENHEIMER Best Director: Christopher Nolan, OPPENHEIMER Best Original Screenplay: THE HOLDOVERS Best Adapted Screenplay: OPPENHEIMER Best Lead Actor: Paul Giamatti, THE HOLDOVERS Best Lead Actress: Emma Stone, POOR […]

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By: Sasha Stone
Title: Oppenheimer Dominates Online Film and Television Awards
Sourced From: www.awardsdaily.com/2024/03/03/oppenheimer-dominates-online-film-and-television-awards/
Published Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2024 18:20:29 +0000

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‘Oppenheimer,’ ‘The Bear’ Among CAS Award Winners

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“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” and “The Last of Us” also took home CAS Awards.

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By: Mark Peikert
Title: ‘Oppenheimer,’ ‘The Bear’ Among CAS Award Winners
Sourced From: www.indiewire.com/awards/results/2024-cas-award-winners-oppenheimer-the-bear-1234959616/
Published Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2024 06:20:54 +0000

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‘American Fiction’ Takes Home USC Scripter Award

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The 36th annual USC Libraries Scripter Awards were held March 2.

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By: Mark Peikert
Title: ‘American Fiction’ Takes Home USC Scripter Award
Sourced From: www.indiewire.com/awards/results/2024-usc-scripter-award-winners-american-fiction-1234959619/
Published Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2024 07:41:06 +0000

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