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85 Years of the Oscar

The Official History Of The Academy Awards

By Robert A Osborne

A deluxe, year-by-year chronicle of the Academy Awards, with an entertaining text, hundreds of star-studded photographs, and complete lists of the nominees and winners.

85 Years of the Oscar, newly revised and expanded, is the official history of the Academy Awards. Following an introductory chapter on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the birth of the Oscars, the book presents the story of each year's awards, beginning with the very first, for the years 1927–28. Author Robert Osborne surveys the movies in competition, recounts the speculation on various winners, and describes events during the awards ceremony. He also provides a complete listing of the all the nominees and winners in every category.

Each year is illustrated with evocative stills from winning films and candid shots from the awards ceremony. Altogether, the book features more than 750 rare photographs, including original movie posters for every best picture. Drawing on Osborne's profound knowledge of film, the Academy's exceptional archives, and the personal reminiscences of stars from Katharine Hepburn to Clint Eastwood, 85 Years of the Oscar is unrivaled in illustration, accuracy, and completeness.

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Book

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1 available at Sandhills
  • 791.43079 Osb, Nonfiction

Publish Date

2013

ISBN

0789211424


Format: Book
Author: Osborne, Robert A
Summary: Reaccounts the last eighty-five years of the Oscars, including over 750 pictures, information on the ceremonies, trends, developments, and events that occured in the film industry and within the academy.
Title: 85 years of the Oscar : the official history of the Academy Awards / Robert Osborne.
Publisher Date: New York : Abbeville Press Publishers, [2013]
Subject: Academy Awards (Motion pictures) Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Isbn: 0789211424 9780789211422
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Format: Book
Author: Osborne, Robert A.
Summary: Reaccounts the last eighty-five years of the Oscars, including over 750 pictures, information on the ceremonies, trends, developments, and events that occured in the film industry and within the academy.
Title: 85 years of the Oscar : the official history of the Academy Awards / Robert Osborne.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Abbeville Press Publishers, [2013]
Description: 472 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Subjects: Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Subjects: Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Other Title: Eighty-five years of the Oscar
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: The beginning -- 1927-1937 the first decade -- 1938-1947 the second decade -- 1948-1957 the third decade -- 1958-1967 the fourth decade -- 1968-1977 the fifth decade -- 1978-1987 the sixth decade -- 1988-1997 the seventh decade -- 1998-2007 the eighth decade -- 2008-2012 the first half of the ninth decade -- Awards ceremonies -- Academy facts and records.
LCCN: 2013033021
ISBN: 0789211424
ISBN: 9780789211422
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 791.43079 Osb