• Short Summary

    Good footage of the 1948 Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood. United States of America.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    1948 Oscars. Hollywood in California, United States of America.

    L/S exterior of the Academy Award theatre in Hollywood showing cars arriving. M/S elevated crowded foyer. C/U An 'Oscar' statuette. C/U Deborah Kerr presenting John Huston with his Oscar for writing and directing 'Treasure of Sierra Madre'. C/U Walter Huston receiving Oscar for best supporting actor. Euston gives a brief speech. C/U Claire Trevor walking onto stage, curtseying and receiving her Oscar for her role in 'Key Largo' from Edmund Gwenn.

    M/S Warner Bros producer Jerry Wald receiving the Irving Halberg award for the most consistent high quality pictures. M/S of Douglas Fairbanks Jr. accepting the award for the years best picture for 'Hamlet'. M/S of Jane Wyman walking onto stage and receiving from Ronald Colman the award for the best actress of 1948. M/S Jane Wyman speaking, 'I accept this very gratefully for keeping my shut once, I think I'll do it again'. Colman escorts her off stage.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:17:00 / 01:42:45:00
    UN 2096 E

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