Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel item. Title reads: "Night Of The Oscars"
Santa Monica, California, United States of America / USA
LS Exterior building where the 34th Annual Academy Awards (1962) are being held. CU Oscar award. LS Screen star and dancer Fred Astaire presenting "Best Picture" to Robert Wise, Producer of West Side Story, which won 10 Academy awards. LS Stage and audience from back of auditorium. MS Joan Crawford presents "Best Actor" award to Swiss born Maximilian Schell. MS Audience applauding. LS Burt Lancaster announces Italian film star, Sophia Loren, has won "Best Actress". MS Audience applauding. MS Film star Greer Garson collecting award on behalf of Sophia Loren. LS Rock Hudson announces Rita Moreno wins "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in West Side Story. She says: "I can't believe it - Good Lord! I'll leave you with that" (Sync. Sound) and leaves the stage.
Note: Date on original record: 12/04/1962. American commentary. The only sync sound is where indicated above.