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Best Stunt Work: 1964

My Nominations: 633 Squadron. Goldfinger. A Fistful Of Dollars. Zulu.

With each passing year, Hollywood writers, directors, and stunt performers grew more ambitious and adventurous with their stunt ideas. 200 more words

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Best Visual Effects: 1964

Actual Nominations: Mary Poppins. The 7 Faces Of Dr. Lao.

While not necessarily and landmark year for visual effects, the 2 official nominations show advancement of the field and hold scenes which are still outstanding today. 205 more words

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The Oscars and the WJP: racial inequality and the criminal justice system

This year’s Oscars ceremony saw a powerful acceptance speech and a moving performance that brought many celebrities to tears, by John Legend and Common, in which they spoke movingly about the current racial inequalities in the United States. 461 more words

Best Music (Scoring): 1964

Actual Nominations: Mary Poppins, Beckett, Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte, The Fall Of The Roman Empire, The Pink Panther, My Fair Lady, A Hard Day’s Night, Robin And The 7 Hoods, The Unsinkable Molly Brown. 600 more words

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Best Music (Song): 1964

Actual Nominations: Chim Chim Cheree (Mary Poppins), Dear Heart (Dear Heart), Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte (Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte), My Kind Of Town (Robin And The 7 Hoods), Where Love Has Gone (Where Love Has Gone) 490 more words

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Hollywood's Gold Night: the Academy Awards

The 86th Academy Awards, or Oscars, ceremony took place on Sunday March 2, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California and was hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. 652 more words

Best Make-up: 1964

Finally, in 1964, an award was presented for the first time in the field of make-up. It may have only been an honorary award, but it was a step in the right direction although it would take a depressing 17 years before the category became official. 298 more words

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