‘History Of The Red Carpet’!

History of the Red Carpet – Rare London

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Did you know that…

  • In 2012, women outnumbered men in 3 categories for nominations
  • Nearly 70% of all Best Pictures winners are longer than 2 hours.
  • The first colour film to win Best Picture was Gone With The Wind in 1940
  • The last black-and-white film to receive the award was Schindler’s List in 1994.
  • Michael Jackson paid over a million for David Selznick’s award in 1999.
  • Assembled diners were once presented with 1,200 bottles of champagne, 1,000  spiny lobsters, 1,200 Kumamoto Oysters, and 18kg of caviar and 7 kg of edible gold dust for the 4,000 chocolate Oscar statues.
  • Walt Disney has the most Oscars to his name, with a grand total of 26.
  • Most acting nominations: 17, for Meryl Streep