In 1949 Bulova began a 4 year contract as the supporter of the televised Academy Awards. To commemorate this relationship the began production of the Academy Award watch. The relationship only lasted 1 year and the Academy sued Bulova and forced them to stop production of the watch using such terms as "Academy Awards", "award winning design".
By 1952 production had ceased.
Many sellers will try and pass of a simple period bulova as an original "Academy Award Watch". Be careful as they may have located a case and just put a period watch in the box.
The originals are 21J, 14K gold and have a distinctive ribbed design on the face. The case should be marke L0, L1 or L2 only.
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Fosse, who began his film work as a dancer and choreographer in the 1950s, gravitated to directing in the late 1960s. His first film was an energetic adaptation of the stage musical "Sweet Charity" and starred Shirley MacLaine as the title character. He had his greatest success with "Cabaret" (1972), the film version of the 1966 Tony Award-winning musical. The movie was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won eight, including best director for Fosse. The two awards it didn't win were best picture and adapted screenplay, both of which went to "The Godfather." In the history of the Academy Awards, "Cabaret" remains the most honored film that didn't win the best picture Oscar. Fosse earned two other Oscar nominations, for directing "Lenny," a 1974 biography starring Dustin Hoffman as the acerbic stand-up comic Lenny Bruce; and for directing "All That Jazz," a 1979 drama (with musical numbers) starring Roy Scheider as a choreographer/director loosely based on Fosse himself. "All That Jazz" was nominated for nine Academy Awards and won four (art direction/set decoration, costume design, film editing and original score). It also tied Japanese director Akira Kurasawa's "Kagemusha" for the prestigious Palme d'Or at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival. Fosse's last film was "Star 80," a 1983 biopic starring Mariel Hemingway as the murdered 1980 Playboy Playmate of the Year Dorothy Stratten. He died of a heart attack on Sept. 23, 1987 at the age of 60.
Deborah Kerr is an actress from the 1950s who is named Deborah. She is best known for her work in the movie "From Here to Eternity" and "The King and I."
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Yes. America's favorite redhead won four Emmys -- two for her work on "I Love Lucy" in the 1950s and two for "The Lucy Show" in the 1960s. In 1989, shortly after her death, she was posthumously voted the Governor's Award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the organization that presents the Emmys.
No. It has done exactly the opposite. Screenplays written by Dalton Trumbo won two Academy Awards during the 1950s while he was being blacklisted for Communist influences. A 1953 Oscar for "Roman Holiday" was presented to Ian McLellan Hunter, who had acted as a "front" for Trumbo. A 1956 Oscar went to "The Brave One," which had been written by Trumbo using the name Robert Rich. No one accepted the award until 1975, when the Academy formally presented it to Trumbo under his own name. In 1993, 17 years after Trumbo's death, the Academy gave him credit for writing "Roman Holiday."
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No. "Vera Drake," British filmmaker Mike Leigh's 2004 drama about the abortion issue in 1950s England, did not win any Academy Awards. But it received three Oscar nominations: Best Actress (Imelda Staunton), Best Director (Leigh) and Best Original Screenplay (also Leigh). During the past decade and a half, Leigh has been nominated for seven Academy Awards for "Vera Drake" and four other films: "Secrets & Lies" (1996), "Topsy-Turvy" (1999), "Happy-Go-Lucky" (2008) and "Another Year" (2010).
Many great books were written in the 1950s. One great book, which has won many literary awards is 'Charlotte's Webb'.
Life in Liverpool in the 1950s was grim
What did Crik and Waston study in the 1950s?
Yes, there have been several. One that addresses this within the film is The Last Emperor. It won an academy award and is a good movie if you haven't seen it.
Playboy= something that guys read...came out in the 1950s
Baseball, football, basketball and hockey were popular in the 1950s.