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1. Longest Best Picture Winner

2. Shortest Best Picture Winner

3. Only Animated Film Nominated For Best Picture

4. Who is the only person to win the Oscar and the Nobel Prize?

5. Who was the only winner of an acting Oscar to be murdered?

6. What actor appeared in only five movies in his career, all of which were nominated for Best Picture Oscars?

7. What was the first sequel to be nominated for Best Picture?

8. Who were the only two pairs of performers nominated for playing the same character in the same film?

9. Who received the only Oscar that was made out of wood?
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1 Longest Day? Gone with the Wind?

3 - Beauty and the Beast

5 Haing S. Ngor (The Killing Fields)

7 Godfather II? Godfather III?
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1. Correct.........Gone With The Wind (1939) runs 234 minutes, or 3 hours and 56 minutes.

3. Correct........Beauty And The Beast (1991)

5. Correct........Haing S. Ngor
won the 1984 Best Supporting Actor Oscar for The Killing Fields.
He was tragically gunned down in his own front yard in Los Angeles by
gang members on February 25, 1996 because he refused to give up a gold
locket containing a picture of his late wife who had been allowed to die
in childbirth by the Khmer Rouge soldiers in 1975

7. Not the first.
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8. Kate Winslet as young Rose DeWitt Bukater and Gloria Stuart as old Rose in Titanic (1997). Judi Dench as old Iris Murdoch and Kate Winslet as young Iris in Iris (2001).

9. In 1938 Edgar Bergen was presented an Honorary Oscar (in the form of a wooden Oscar stauette) for his creation of Charlie McCarthy.
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Right on both, Dr. C.

That only leaves #'s 2,4,6 and 7.
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7 has got to be the Godfather II
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Godfather II was the second remake to win. The first was in 1944-1945
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I know Ben Hur was a remake but did it win the Oscar? That would be early 50's.
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I'm sorry NOT remake but sequel.
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Oh yeah, I got mixed up there. Sequel huh? I don't think I know this one.
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I looked up number 6, I should have known that. That guy is a trip and those are all good flicks.
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No 2 'Marty'.
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Number 2 is correct, Ziatro.......Marty (1955) runs 91 minutes.

The other answers were

# 4. George Bernard Shaw
won the 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, and the 1938 Academy Award for
Best Screenplay for the film adaptation of Pygmalion

#6 John Cazale
appeared in only five films in his career before his death from cancer in 1978:
The Godfather (1972), The Conversation (1974), The Godfather, Part II (1974),
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and The Deer Hunter (1978).
All five were nominated for Best Picture, and The Godfather, The Godfather, Part II and The Deer Hunter won.

#7 The Bells of St. Mary's starring Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman and directed by Leo McCarey was nominated for Best Picture of 1945. It was a sequel to the
previous year's Best Picture, Going My Way.
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Here is another "Oscar" trivia question: Can you name at least two movies in which the entire cast was nominated for acting oscars?
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I'm trying to think of pictures that has a very small cast and I can only think of SLEUTH because it only had two actors in the entire film. I don't remember it being up for a Oscar, but it was awhile back.
Michael Caine and Sir Lawrence Olivier in that one.

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Greg, although Caine and Olivier had the lions share of the film, according to I.M.D.B there were a few other characters present. I know that Caine played a couple of parts in the film and they credit someone else for this part, so now I'm not too sure if they played all the parts, as it is a long time since I saw this film. Both Caine and Olivier were nominated for oscars for their parts.
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On 2005-08-06 17:52, ziatro wrote:
Greg, although Caine and Olivier had the lions share of the film, according to I.M.D.B there were a few other characters present. I know that Caine played a couple of parts in the film and they credit someone else for this part, so now I'm not too sure if they played all the parts, as it is a long time since I saw this film. Both Caine and Olivier were nominated for oscars for their parts.


If you watch the film, I believe they are the only two characters seen throughout... I believe the made the film exactly the way the original play was stage... with just two characters.

Unfortunately, I have to be the spoiler, but the other role was also played by Caine as that's the twist in the film and the plot.

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Well done, Greg! SLEUTH is one of the films I had in mind. The only other film I know to have its entire cast nominated for an oscar was GIVE 'EM HELL, HARRY, the 1975 film version of the popular one-man stage show about Harry S. Truman. James Whitmore, the only actor to appear in the movie was nominated for the Acadamy Award for BEST ACTOR.
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