TITLE

Inside the Oscar Wars

AUTHOR(S)
Corliss, Richard; Ressner, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Time;3/25/2002, Vol. 159 Issue 12, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the competitive nature of the 2002 Oscar campaign. Tactics being used, including covert ops, propaganda stories, innuendos to members of the media, and money; History of scandal behind the Oscars, including the 1930 win of Best Actress by Mary Pickford after hosting lavish parties for voters at her mansion; Issues surrounding the potential for the film 'A Beautiful Mind,' starring Russell Crowe, to win Best Picture; Way that 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' has escaped these problems. INSET: OSCAR BY THE NUMBERS, by Benjamin Nugent.
ACCESSION #
6347935

 

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