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The Oscar statuette is only plated in gold. It is a pewterlike alloy called _____.
The male figure on the statuette stands atop a reel of film with (#) spokes.
Since 1950, Oscar winners must agree not to sell their statuettes without first offering them to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for $(#).
At a 1999 auction, Michael Jackson paid $(#) for the 'Gone With the Wind' best picture statuette.
What was the first best picture winner to include a scene in which an Oscar statuette was visible?
In 1938, ventriloquist Edgar Bergen was awarded an honorary Oscar made of _____.
During the metal shortages of WWII, the Oscar statuettes were made of _____.
The shortest Academy Awards ceremony was (#) minutes long.
Bob Hope hosted the Academy Awards ceremony a record (#) times.
_____ and 'Titanic' earned a record 14 nominations.
The shortest film to win best picture was (#) minutes long.
The individual with the most Oscars is Walt Disney, with (#).
Deborah Kerr is the queen of best actress losers, with (#) forced smiles.
_____ is the only person to be nominated posthumously twice.
Two men have directed themselves to acting Oscars: _____ and Roberto Benigni.
Two winners have presented their own awards: _____ and Irvin Berlin.
'Network' and _____ each won three Oscars in the actors categories.
_____ refused the best actor award in 1970.
(#) Oscar winners have also won Razzies.
_____ is the only Oscar winner whose parents also both won Academy Awards.
_____ dresses their Academy Awards in Barbie clothes.
The sealed envelope dates back to (year).
How many times did Gwyneth Paltrow say the words 'thank you' in her very emotional Oscar speech?
Who thanked their hairdresser in their Oscar acceptance speech?
Who thanked childhood poverty in their Oscar acceptance speech?
The longest Oscars show took place in what year?
The first color telecast of the Academy Awards took place in what year?
Seat-fillers at the Kodak Theatre are paid $(#) for their nights' work.
In (year), 55 unengraved Oscars were stolen from a loading dock in Los Angeles.
The youngest honorary Oscar recipient was _____ (age 6).
The youngest best supporting actress winner and nominee was _____ (age 10).
Academy Award statuettes are (#) inches tall.
Academy Award statuettes are (#) pounds.
The most Oscar wins by a woman is (#), by costume designer Edith Head.
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