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Mother Superior is the only Dolores Hart nun to be an Academy Award-voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences?
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Academy Award-winning directors, Bob Geldof and a representative from Coca-Cola were among delegates who attended the in September 2009?
Global Irish Economic Forum before
Danish director Bille August made his Oscar-winning , he had great domestic success with the Pelle the Conqueror children's television series and movie ?
, an The Silent World Academy Award winning documentary film by Jacques Cousteau, was the first film to use underwater cinematography to show the ocean depths in color?
was made by Samson Academy Award winning Polish director Andrzej Wajda and blends the Biblical tale of Samson with his Holocaust coming-of-age story?
was nominated for an Nancy Olson Oscar for playing the "good" girl in shortly after being considered for the role of the temptress Sunset Boulevard Delilah in the film ?
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studied the last three Sewall Pettingill Heath Hens, and later assisted in filming four Walt Disney nature films, one of which won an Academy Award?
, the Ronald Bass Academy Award-winning screenwriter of , taught himself to read by the age of three?
Rain Man by the end of its second year in business,
's films had been nominated for 11 Participant Media Academy Awards?
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spent time in Juanita Wilson "the most radioactive place on earth" while working on her debut Academy Award-nominated short film?
documentary film by Aliens of the Deep Academy Award winner James Cameron and Steven Quale was made using footage of at least 40 deep sea dives in both the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean?
include Historic-Cultural Monuments in South Los Angeles Ray Charles' recording studio, a stadium that hosted two Summer Olympics (pictured), and an early home of the Oscar ceremonies?
of comprehensive campaign unionized labor was the subject of the 1979 Academy Award-winning film ?
Norma Rae singer
Maureen McGovern was a secretary before she was signed to perform the Academy Award-winning song " "?
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films won more than 20 Daniel Melnick's Academy Awards out of 80 nominations, while his play closed after only one night on Kelly Broadway?
film which actor starred in received an John Cazale Academy Award nomination for best picture?
actress role in KaDee Strickland's , she was inspired by The Grudge Jane Fonda's Academy Award-winning performance in the 1971 film ?
is the hero of a Polish Kot Filemon animated TV series by Academy Award-winning studio Se-ma-for?
was used in the production for the 1993 Ewelme Cottage Oscar-winning film ?
Academy Award-nominee spent time at Tamara Jenkins Yaddo, the artists' colony in Saratoga Springs, New York, to write her screenplay for ?
Oscar-winning executive producer co-founded Randy Stone The Trevor Project, which provided the first 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention hotline aimed at gay and questioning youth in the United States?
film editor collaborated on twelve films by Sam O'Steen Mike Nichols, earning Academy Award editing nominations for and Silkwood ?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter considered leaving show business shortly before being offered her first full-time position writing for Nancy Oliver ?
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Academy Award- winning film was adapted from a book by the Thirty Seconds over Tokyo pilot of " ," one of 16 The Ruptured Duck USAAF bombers in the Doolittle Raid on Japan during World War II?
Academy Award winner Glen Hansard was a regular visitor to Dublin's store before its closure in January 2009?
Academy Award winner was filmed at Going My Way 's St. Monica (pictured), and the irascible old Irish priest character was based on its pastor?
Golden Raspberry Awards founder 's marketing work has included publicity for the John Wilson Academy Awards?
J. D. Chakravarthy's Telugu film drew inspiration from Homam Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning film ?
was the only member of the famed Ern Westmore Westmore family to be given a special Academy Award for make-up, bestowed for his work on the film ?
acted in the Henny Moan Oscar-nominated , later named the best film in the history of Ni liv Norwegian cinema?
was nominated five times for an Jimmy McHugh Academy Award for Best Song, but never won?
, after a career as a songwriter and Arthur Wimperis librettist for British musical comedies, became an Academy Award-winning screenwriter in Hollywood, surviving a torpedo attack to get there?
, author of the poem "Joe Hill", was also a novelist and an Alfred Hayes Academy Award-nominated screenwriter whose credits ranged from Italian neorealism to the American TV series ?
Madeline Kahn made her screen debut in , an De Düva Academy Award-nominated short comedy that parodied the films of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman?
Irish broadcaster is set to learn a John Creedon musical instrument alongside Oscar- winning actor Jeremy Irons?
Academy Award nominated screenwriter was the grandson of Ivan Moffat Victorian actor Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree?
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Question 4: Mayer, saw the first statuette and exclaimed, "It looks like ________!".
Question 5: From 1930–1943, the awards were presented first at ________ in Hollywood, and later the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Question 8: The Awards show was first televised on ________ in 1953.
Question 9: It is also the oldest award ceremony in the media, and many other award ceremonies such as the Grammy Awards (for music), Golden Globe Awards (all forms of visual media), and ________ (for television) are often modeled from the Academy.
Question 10: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself was conceived by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio boss ________.