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All about Oscar : the history and politics of the Academy Awards

Author: Emanuel Levy
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"All about Oscar is an entirely new version of Emanuel Levy's critically acclaimed Oscar Fever. It is both history and appreciation, chockablock with inside stories and little-known facts." "All statistics and tables have been updated and completely new information has been added on all 432 nominated films."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emanuel Levy
ISBN: 0826414524 9780826414526 0826415555 9780826415554 0826416683 9780826416681
OCLC Number: 50291058
Description: 390 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The greatest show on earth --
The history of the Oscar Award --
The Oscar: king of the showbiz awards? --
Hunks, leading ladies, and second bananas: the nomination --
The luck of the British --
Winning the Oscar --
Is the Oscar a white man's award? --
The Oscar-winners: biopictures and problem dramas --
The Oscar-winners: the masculine genres: historical epics, war films, and Westerns --
The Oscar-winners: comedies and musicals --
The Oscar and the foreign-language picture --
Boys will be boys and girls will be girls: the Oscar-winning roles --
The importance of being eccentric --
The Oscar as a popularity contest --
From total embracement to outright rejection: the various meanings of the Oscar award --
I would like to thank ... the acceptance speeches --
The Oscars' huge impact --
Oscaritis: the Oscars' negative effects --
Can the Oscar be bought? --
Strange bedfellows? The Oscar and politics --
Noble and heroic: Oscar's middlebrow sensibility --
Conclusion: the Oscars, Hollywood, and American culture --
Awards in six categories by year --
Best picture winners and nominees by genre --
The Oscar-winners by nominations, awards, and appeal --
The most nominated films --
The ten highest grossing Oscar winners --
Best picture winners by year and date of release --
Best picture winners by year and running time --
Best foreign-language winners by year and country.
Responsibility: Emanuel Levy.
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The year 2003 marks the 75th anniversary of the Academy Awards - arguably the most anticipated spectacle in the world, with over one billion viewers. This book includes all the latest statistics,  Read more...

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