FIRST TIME ON NATIONAL TELEVISION

academy awards 1953 ad

hope_1953_academy 

In 1953, the first nationwide televised Oscars ceremony was held, with Bob
Hope
acting as the master of ceremonies (above).

Vintage Oscar Photos (8) 
John Wayne accepts the Best Director Oscar from Olivia DeHavillan for John
Ford who was absent during the 25th annual ceremony.

Photo Credit: Joe Rustan/Getty Images
Bob Hope

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