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Producer, Director, and Actor Kevin Costner in Dances With Wolves


Dances With Wolves Righteous Justice

The Massacre scene from Dances With Wolves


Billy Crystal hosts at the Shrine Auditorium. Reba McEntire chose to perform one of the Best Original Song nominees as a dedication in memory of her fallen band members, all of whom were killed in a plane crash. During that performance, she was visibly emotional. Myrna Loy who got an honorary Oscar for her extraordinary performances on-camera and off-camera, was shown with her moment of triumph througha satellite hookup from her New York Apartment. Sophia Loren, who received her honorary Oscar for adding permanent luster to her lifetimes-worth of performances, briefly mentioned her husband Carlo Ponti, who stood up from his seat and bowed. Total Recall was given a Special Achievement Award for Visual Effects and David Brown and Richard D. Zanuck were both given the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award while the Scientific Technical Award was given to Kodak for the development of T-Grain technology and the introduction of EXR color negative films which utilize this technology.


American Dream won Best Documentary Feature

Creature comforts won Best Animated Short

The Lunch Date won Best Live Action Short

Switzerland won Best Foreign Language Film for their entry Journey Of Hope

Day Of Waiting won Best Documentary Short

Cyrano de Bergerac won Best Costume Design

The Hunt For Red October won Best Sound Editing

Goodfellas won Best Supporting Actor

Misery won Best Actress

Reversal Of Fortune won Best Actor

Ghost won 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Screenplay

Dick Tracy won 3 Academy Awards for Best Original Song (Sooner or Later[I Always Get My Man]), Best Art Direction and Best Makeup

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Dances With Wolves won 7 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Sound Mixing, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Editing