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This 1940 presentation features highlights of earlier (1928 onward) Oscar ceremonies including Shirley Temple and Walt Disney, plus acceptance speeches for films released in 1939 with recipients and presenters including Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, Hattie McDaniel, Fay Bainter, Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Sinclair Lewis, and more, with host Bob Hope.

  1. De Leon Anthony

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Carey Wilson

    Carey Wilson

    Commentator - as Oscar statuette (voice)

  2. Janet Gaynor

    Janet Gaynor

    (archive footage)

  3. Emil Jannings

    Emil Jannings

    (archive footage)

  4. Mary Pickford

    Mary Pickford

    (archive footage)

  5. Warner Baxter

    Warner Baxter

    (archive footage)

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Cavalcade of the Academy Awards

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  • July 31, 1940
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 30m

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