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      • Emil Jannings, a German actor who would go on to make propaganda films for the Nazis in the 1930s, was the first recipient of the legendary Oscar. Had there been a mistake? Well, yes. Reputedly, the real winner that year – 1929 – was Rin Tin Tin, the 11-year-old German Shepherd rescued from wartime France in 1918 by a US airman.
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    Wings. The first Oscar winner for Best Picture. Memorable Moments. The First Oscar Presentation and Banquet. Held in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Joseph Farnham. Farnham receiving his Oscar from presenter Douglas... Janet Gaynor. Best Actress winner for 7th Heaven, Street Angel and...

  3. 1st Academy Awards - Wikipedia

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    Wings is the first film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, which was at the time known as Outstanding Picture. Also won an award for the Best Engineering Effects. Also won an award for the Best Engineering Effects.

  4. Feb 19, 2016 · Emil Jannings, a German actor who would go on to make propaganda films for the Nazis in the 1930s, was the first recipient of the legendary Oscar. Had there been a mistake?

  5. 11th Academy Awards - Wikipedia

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    Frank Capra became the first person to win three Best Director awards, to be followed by John Ford (who would go on to win four) and William Wyler. This was the first of only two times in Oscar history that three of the four acting awards were won by repeat winners; only Fay Bainter was a first-time award winner.

  6. List of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and ...

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    This is a list of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and nominees in the award categories "acting" and "directing".. This list is based on "statistics valid through the nomination announcement for the 2015 (88th Academy Awards), announced on January 14, 2016", as documented in The Official Academy Awards Database.

  7. Oscars fast facts - Did you know?

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    Feb 07, 2010 · Henry Fonda was first nominated for a Best Actor Oscar in 1941 for his role in The Grapes of Wrath but had to wait 41 years before he finally achieved a win in 1982 for his role in On Golden Pond. At 76, he is the oldest actor yet to have received the Best Actor award.

  8. Academy Award for Best Director - Wikipedia

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    The 1st Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929 with the award being split into "Dramatic" and "Comedy" categories; Frank Borzage and Lewis Milestone won for 7th Heaven and Two Arabian Knights, respectively.

    • Excellence in Cinematic Direction Achievement
    • 1929 (for direction in films released during the 1927/1928 film season)
  9. Academy Award for Best Actress - Wikipedia

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    Since its inception, the award has been given to 77 actresses. Katharine Hepburn has won the most awards in this category, with four Oscars. With 17 nominations, Meryl Streep is the most nominated in this category, resulting in two wins. Italian actress Sophia Loren was the first winner for a non-English language performance for Two Women (1961).

    • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
    • 1929 (for performance in films released during the 1927/1928 film season)
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