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Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carey Wilson ... Commentator - as Oscar statuette (voice)
Janet Gaynor ... (archive footage)
Emil Jannings ... (archive footage)
Mary Pickford ... (archive footage)
Warner Baxter ... (archive footage)
Norma Shearer ... Herself
George Arliss ... (archive footage)
Marie Dressler ... (archive footage)
Lionel Barrymore ... (archive footage)
Helen Hayes ... (archive footage)
Fredric March ... (archive footage)
Katharine Hepburn ... (archive footage)
Charles Laughton ... Himself
Claudette Colbert ... (archive footage)
Clark Gable ... (archive footage)
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Genres:

Documentary | Short

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Cavalcade of Academy Awards from 1928 to 1939 See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (closing scenes)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Vitaphone release #9780-9783. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Commentator - as Oscar statuette: Hollywood, Mr. And Mrs. Audience. Hollywood - the magical Mecca, movieland, fountainhead of the celluloid fantasies whose shining shadows flicker around the full circumference of our troubled world. Hollywood - where science and sorcery combine to brew their magic broth of thrills and chills, of laughter and tears, for audiences like you totaling two hundred and fifty million people a week. For it is to you, Mr. And Mrs. Audience, that all Hollywood is dedicated. For you, little ...
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Crazy Credits

Commentator Carey Wilson identifies most of the other credited cast members as they appear on the screen. A few are identified by presenters as they accept their awards. See more »

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