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The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981)

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 »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Johnny Carson ... Self - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alan Arkin ... Self - Presenter
Lucie Arnaz ... Self - Performer
Eileen Brennan ... Self - Nominee
Ellen Burstyn ... Self - Nominee
Irene Cara ... Self - Performer
Richard Chamberlain ... Self - Audience Member
Ghislain Cloquet Ghislain Cloquet ... Self - Winner
George Cukor ... Self - Presenter
Blythe Danner ... Self - Presenter
Robert De Niro ... Self - Winner
Angie Dickinson ... Self - Presenter
Jimmy Durante ... Self (archive footage)
Robert Duvall ... Self - Nominee
Richard Edlund ... Self - Winner
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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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Trivia

The show was postponed one day due to the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan on 30 March; Reagan, a former actor, addressed the audience in a message taped at the White House nearly two weeks earlier - becoming the first President in 40 years to participate in the program. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Carson - Host: [in Johnny Carson's opening monologue] Marlon Brando starred in "The Formula," a searing indictment of the greed of the oil companies. For this Brando was paid a million dollars for three days work.
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Connections

Features A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

People Alone
Written by Lalo Schifrin and Will Jennings
Performed by Dionne Warwick
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 53rd Annual Academy Awards See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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