The origin of the name oscar
When MGM director Cedric Gibbons designed the award what he had in mind was a knight gripping a sword while standing on a film reel. But when Academy Award librarian and future Director of the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts and Sciences, Margaret Herrick first saw the statue in 1931, she said that it looked like her Uncle Oscar. The columnist Sidney Skolsky who was there when Herrick said this later on popularized it saying “Employees have affectionately dubbed their famous statuette ‘Oscar.’” Care for a little history?
Each February, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards or more popularly known as the Oscar awards that honor the outstanding works produced by United States film industry. The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest entertainment awards ceremony. The ceremony with its various category awards was first presented on May 16, 1929, at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. It was the first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. won the first Best Actor for his performances in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh. He was awarded the prize prior to the ceremony, as he had to return to Europe before the function, making him the first Academy Award winner in history How much does it cost? The Oscar A The Oscar Award depicts a knight rendered in Art Deco style holding a crusader's sword standing on a reel of film with five spokes. The five spokes represent the original branches of the Academy: Actors, Writers, Directors, Producers, and Technicians. The academy award is Cast in liquid bronze and electroplated in 24-karat gold. Yet surprisingly the gold statuette Whish is considered to be the highest industry accolade, costs only £321 ($400). This is around 26700 rupees. So What was new this year? The 2017Oscars would go down in history as one of the most dramatic series of the Academy Awards Show. Ms. Faye Dunaway, who was handed with the wrong envelope by a PwC member, announced “La La Land” as the best picture winner, which was apparently not the case. There was a televised scene of confusion, disbelief, and astonishment when the producer of La La Land Jordan Horowitz corrected the mistake and announced “I'm sorry, there's a mistake. 'Moonlight,' you guys won best picture."