|Margaret Herrick, an Academy employee, |
is said to have first given the statuette
its nickname,in 1931, claiming it
reminder her of her "Uncle Oscar."
|1929...and the Academy Award goes to...Hollywood...err Hollywoodland|
|Janet Gaynor collected the first|
Academy Award as "Best Actress"
for her performance in Seventh Heaven.
|The first Academy Award|
(1928-29) winner for
"Best Picture" was the
silent film, Wings.
|Every "Best Picture" winner since|
The Jazz Singer DIDN'T win
in 1929 has been a "talkie."