Once upon a screen...

While some of us may disagree or even express insult in choices both past and present, one thing is certain, that as film fans the Oscars are a part of our lives – the grandest of award shows, the pièce de résistance of Hollywood.

Academy-Awards-photo-1-Arkoff

To start my personal Oscars blogathon journey I thought it would be fun to take a brief look back at the First Academy Awards.  Then at a few more Oscar firsts from the classics era – those that I find interesting or fascinating.  And the first Oscars went to…

The first Academy Awards:

They were born in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday, May 16, 1929.  250 people attended the presentation but none were anxious about the results since the winners were announced to the press on Monday, February 18, three months earlier.  It was still a grand affair, however. Guests enjoyed…

View original post 1,479 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: