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The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999)

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »


Louis J. Horvitz
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Self - Hostess & Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ben Affleck ... Self - Presenter
Debbie Allen ... Self - Audience Member
Gene Autry ... Self - Special Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Binnie Barnes ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Drew Barrymore ... Self - Audience Member
Kim Basinger ... Self - Presenter
Kathy Bates ... Self - Nominee
Warren Beatty ... Self - Nominee
Roberto Benigni ... Self - Winner, Nominee & Accepting Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Annette Bening ... Self - Presenter
Michael Blakey ... Self
Cate Blanchett ... Self - Nominee
Brenda Blethyn ... Self - Nominee
Andrea Bocelli ... Self - Performer


Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.

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In this Oscar edition, Cate Blanchett and Judi Dench received nominations for playing the same character (Queen Elizabeth I) in different films and categories: Blanchett was nominated for Best Actress in Elizabeth (1998) while Dench got a Supporting Actress nomination (and win) for Shakespeare in Love (1998). See more »


Roberto Benigni: [after receiving his second Oscar] This must be a terrible mistake! I used up all my English!
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When You Believe
Written by Stephen Schwartz
Performed by Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston
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Does Anyone Have A Copy of This?
20 March 2005 | by Stlsportsfan2316See all my reviews

Does anyone have a copy of this ceremony? It was the 71st Annual Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Music Center, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg. Shakespeare in Love won Best Picture over Saving Private Ryan, The Thin Red Line, Elizabeth, and La Vita e Bella (Life is Beautiful). The ceremony was held on Sunday, March 21, 1999, broadcast on ABC. The 71st Oscars featured performances by Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Aerosmith, Allison Moorer, Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, Randy Newman, and Peter Gabriel. I have the 63rd, 69th, 70th, and 72nd-77th ceremonies on either VHS or DVD. I would be interested in seeing any Oscar ceremony from the 60th-62nd, 64th-68th, and 71st which I do not have. If anyone has a copy of any of these please let me know via e-mail.

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21 March 1999 (USA) See more »

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