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The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999)

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 ... See full summary »

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Louis J. Horvitz
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself - Hostess & Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ben Affleck ... Himself - Presenter
Debbie Allen ... Herself - Audience Member
Gene Autry ... Himself - Special Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Binnie Barnes ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Drew Barrymore ... Herself - Audience Member
Kim Basinger ... Herself - Presenter
Kathy Bates ... Herself - Nominee
Warren Beatty ... Himself - Nominee
Roberto Benigni ... Himself - Winner, Nominee & Accepting Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Annette Bening ... Herself - Presenter
Michael Blakey ... Himself
Cate Blanchett ... Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role
Brenda Blethyn ... Herself - Nominee
Andrea Bocelli ... Himself - Performer
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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.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

21 March 1999 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

With the exception of Frank Sinatra who was given a 'Special' Memorial Tribute, this was the first year that all of the actual actors featured in this year's In Memoriam tribute had never once been nominated, nor won an Oscar for an acting category. The one actress that died within the time period before this year's showing, Peggy Cass, was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Wat 'n Tante (1958), however she not featured in the tributes. See more »

Quotes

Whoopi Goldberg: Let's just leave it to Beaver, but I didn't say who's... You know, I might not be doing this show again, so let's just go right to the edge and go over. Whaddya say?
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Connections

Features De verloren zoon (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

The Prayer
from Quest for Camelot (1998)
Music by Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster with Italian lyrics Tony Renis and Alberto Testa
Performed by Andrea Bocelli and Céline Dion
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Does Anyone Have A Copy of This?
20 March 2005 | by Stlsportsfan2316See all my reviews

Does anyone have a copy of this ceremony? It was the 71st Annual Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Music Center, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg. Shakespeare in Love won Best Picture over Saving Private Ryan, The Thin Red Line, Elizabeth, and La Vita e Bella (Life is Beautiful). The ceremony was held on Sunday, March 21, 1999, broadcast on ABC. The 71st Oscars featured performances by Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Aerosmith, Allison Moorer, Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, Randy Newman, and Peter Gabriel. I have the 63rd, 69th, 70th, and 72nd-77th ceremonies on either VHS or DVD. I would be interested in seeing any Oscar ceremony from the 60th-62nd, 64th-68th, and 71st which I do not have. If anyone has a copy of any of these please let me know via e-mail.


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