After a moving introduction by Daniel Taradash, actor Charlie Chaplin accepts an honorary Academy Award after returning to America for the first time in over 20 years on April 2, 1972. Chaplin left the country after he was accused of being a communist and lived in Switzerland until his death … Continue reading
At the 45th Academy Awards, Marlon Brando won the Oscar for Best Actor for The Godfather, but sent Sacheen Littlefeather to refuse the award because of how the film industry treats of Native Americans. Continue reading
Audrey Hepburn accepts the Best Actress Oscar for her role in “Roman Holiday,” a 1953 romantic comedy in which Hepburn plays a royal princess exploring Rome on her own. Continue reading
Actor and director John Huston presents Orson Welles an honorary Oscar in 1971 at the 43rd Academy Awards. Continue reading
Actor William Holden presents Grace Kelly with an Oscar for Best Actress for The Country Girl in 1955. Continue reading
Academy Award winning costume designer Edith Head is interviewed by comedian Groucho Marx about designing unique clothes for film and she discusses creating costumes for Audrey Hepburn's two different characters in Roman Holiday.