TODAY IN HISTORY

Mar 19, 2014 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

March 18, 1953

The FIRST Televised Academy Awards Show

 
Back in 1953, the Academy Awards was televised for the first time.
 
The ceremony marked the 25th year of Oscar celebration and was held at the RKO Pantages Theatre, 
honoring movies released in 1952.
 
Here’s a clip of the 1953 Oscars opening.
 
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Image/Source: oscars.org, youtube.com
 
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