Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.
Did You Know?
Both of this year's honorees, Hal Roach
and Satyajit Ray
, died not long after this show. Ray died a month later and Roach died in November. See more
Alan Menken - Winner: Best Original Score & Best Original Song
On behalf of Howard, I know if he were here he would want to thank Angela Lansbury for her incomparable performance of the song in the movie as "Mrs. Potts," and also Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson for their performance. Also thanks to Walter A. and Robbie Buchanan for their work on the single. And accepting for Howard will be Bill Lauch.
Bill Lauch - Accepting Best Song Award for Howard Ashman
Thanks, Alan. Howard and I shared a home and a life together and I'm very happy and very proud to accept this for him. But it is bittersweet. This is the first ...
Followed by The Oscars
Beauty and the Beast
To the tune of "The Patty Duke Show Theme Song"
Music by Sid Ramin
and Robert Wells
Performed by Billy Crystal See more