33 Interesting Facts about Oscars

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26Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan (1998) is the last film edited on a non-digital editing system to win an Academy Award for editing.

27. Edith Head won 8 Oscars for best costume design and was the inspiration for Edna Mode in The Incredibles.

28. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the first and only fantasy film ever to win an Academy Award for "Best Picture".

29. Tom and Jerry cartoons won 7 Oscars and were nominated for 6 more.

30. Kathryn Bigelow is the first and only female to win the Academy Award for Best Director, winning for the 2009 film "The Hurt Locker".

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31Can You Feel The Love Tonight

The song Can You Feel The Love Tonight was almost cut from The Lion King. Elton John had to campaign for it to be left in. It went on to win the Oscar for best original song.

32. Oscar winner Marion Cotillard is both a 9/11 denier and doubts the moon landing.

33. Walt Disney received one full-size Oscar for Snow White as well as seven miniature ones.


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