All about Oscar: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards

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Continuum, 2003 - 390 pages
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A book for all film lovers! All About Oscar[registered] builds on Emmanuel Levy's acclaimed Oscar Fever to give even more information and insights into the Academy Awards[registered]. Ever wonder how Oscar got it's name? Who's been nominated most times without winning? Why more than a billion people worldwide watch every year? Here are the answers!

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OSCAR FEVER: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards

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A revised and updated version of And the Winner Is . . . (1987) provides a decidedly less-than-stellar overview of Hollywood's annual exercise in tackiness and self-congratulation. Levy (Cinema of ... Read full review

Oscar fever: the history and politics of the Academy Awards

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This latest in the never-ending stream of books about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual awards comprises 15 chapters and appendixes that describe and explore, among other topics ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Emanuel Levy is senior film critic for Variety and two-time president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. He is the author of several books, including Cinema of Outsiders: The Rise of American Independent Film; and George Cukor: Master of Elegance. Levy divides his time between Phoenix and Los Angeles. For more information, visit his website www.EmanuelLevy.com

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