"For the past two years, I’ve appeared here as a stand-in for a great actress and a great lady. Tonight I relinquish my job by happily saying…"
Ingrid Bergman, introduced by Cary Grant, gets a thunderous ovation at the Oscars, 1959
30-second round of applause. Yes, I timed it.
This is so amazing, and so moving, that I am at a loss for words! ♥
Best Actress and Best Actor winners, Bette Davis and Spencer Tracy celebrate their victories at the Academy Awards ceremony in 1939.
Joan Crawford and Olivia de Havilland at the Academy Awards.
Loretta Young and Rosalind Russell embrace at a Hollywood party following the 1947 Academy Awards