Oscar ~ Best Actor 1963

Anne Bancroft the Best Actress for 1962 presented the Best Actor Award: The Best Actor nominees were: Albert Finney for Tom Jones, Richard Harris for This Sporting Life, Rex Harrison for Cleopatra, Paul Newman for Hud and Sidney Poitier for Lilies of the Field. Technically four of the five nominees were British. Sidney Poitier a…

James Garner Remembering James Garner April 7, 1928 ~ July 19, 2014 Lafayette Escadrille, The Thrill of It All, Duel at Diablo

James Garner

Remembering James Garner April 7, 1928 ~ July 19, 2014 Lafayette Escadrille, The Thrill of It All, Duel at Diablo

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Gregory Peck Academy President 1967

Sometimes the Oscar show is rescheduled due to a National Tragedy which happened April 10, 1968. The assassination of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968 shocked the nation. The Oscars were programed for April 8th but due to Dr. King’s funeral the show went on, only a couple of days later. Gregory Peck…

Julie Andrews Best Actress 1964

Sidney Poitier Best Actor 1963 presenting Julie Andrews Best Actress 1964. Sometimes the Academy actually honors the stuff you like. Upon discovering that The Continental (from the film The Gay Divorcee) won for best music, I began to realize how “right” the Academy actually got the awards for those early films. Seeing Norma Shearer’s out-of-the-box…

Yvonne de Carlo September 1, 1922 ~ January 8, 2007 The Ten Commandments, Band of Angels, McLintock Happy Birthday… View Post

Yvonne de Carlo

September 1, 1922 ~ January 8, 2007 The Ten Commandments, Band of Angels, McLintock Happy Birthday Yvonne!