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      Rin Tin Tin by Catherine Cleary It’s hard to imagine just how different the First Academy Awards ceremony was compared to today’s lavish version.  The 1929 dinner at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in LA was private. The ceremony took fifteen minutes. There were no cameras, no microphones, no red carpet interviews.   But there was at least one scandal. The star who received the most votes for Best Actor was robbed of his award. The Academy baulked at giving him the prize. They drew up the list again with his name no longer on it, and awarded the Oscar to ...

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