The Oscar is a 1966 American comedy film directed by Russell Rouse and starring Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Joseph Cotten, and Margaret Rutherford. The film is about a man who is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor, but is unable to attend the ceremony because he is in jail. The film begins with the main character, Joseph Cotten, being arrested for murder. He is put on trial and found guilty, but is sentenced to life in prison. While in prison, Cotten learns that he has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He is determined to attend the ceremony, even though it means escaping from prison. Cotten escapes from prison with the help of his cellmate, Stephen Boyd. They make their way to Hollywood, where Cotten arrives just in time to accept his Oscar. The film ends with Cotten returning to prison, where he is greeted by his cellmate. The Oscar is a light-hearted comedy that pokes fun at the Academy Awards. The film is full of memorable performances, including Cotten's Oscar acceptance speech. The Oscar is a fun and entertaining film that is sure to please fans of comedy.

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The Oscar (1966)

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The Oscar is a 1966 American comedy film directed by Russell Rouse and starring Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Joseph Cotten, and Margaret Rutherford. The film is about a man who is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor, but is unable to attend the ceremony because he is in jail. The film begins with the main character, Joseph Cotten, being arrested for murder. He is put on trial and found guilty, but is sentenced to life in prison. While in prison, Cotten learns that he has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He is determined to attend the ceremony, even though it means escaping from prison. Cotten escapes from prison with the help of his cellmate, Stephen Boyd. They make their way to Hollywood, where Cotten arrives just in time to accept his Oscar. The film ends with Cotten returning to prison, where he is greeted by his cellmate. The Oscar is a light-hearted comedy that pokes fun at the Academy Awards. The film is full of memorable performances, including Cotten's Oscar acceptance speech. The Oscar is a fun and entertaining film that is sure to please fans of comedy.

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Stephen Boyd

Frank Fane
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Elke Sommer

Kay Bergdahl
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Milton Berle

Kappy Kapstetter
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Eleanor Parker

Sophie Cantaro
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Joseph Cotten

Kenneth Regan
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Jill St. John

Laurel Scott
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Tony Bennett

Hymie Kelly
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Edie Adams

Trina Yale
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Ernest Borgnine

Barney Yale
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Ed Begley

Grobard
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Walter Brennan

Orrin C. Quentin
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Broderick Crawford

Sheriff
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James Dunn

Network Executive
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Edith Head

Edith Head
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Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper
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Peter Lawford

Steve Marks
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Merle Oberon

Merle Oberon
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Nancy Sinatra

Nancy Sinatra
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Jack Soo

Sam
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Jean Hale

Cheryl Barker
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Eddie Ryder

Mexican Marriage Broker
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Chris Alcaide

Ledbetter
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John Dennis

Sid
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Peter Leeds

Bert
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John Holland

Stevens
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Jean Bartel

Secretary
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John Crowther

Wally
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Susan Alcott

Actress (uncredited)
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Army Archerd

Press Conference Reporter (uncredited)
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Robert Austin

Actor (uncredited)
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James Bacon

Reporter (uncredited)
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Bill Baldwin

Photographer (uncredited)
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Larry Barton

Roadhouse Man (uncredited)
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Nick Borgani

Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)
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Paul Bradley

Producer (uncredited)
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Thordis Brandt

Actress (uncredited)
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Jeff Brown

Actor (uncredited)
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George Bruggeman

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Tracy Butler

Date Girl (uncredited)
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George Calliga

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Rosalee Calvert

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Steve Carruthers

Club Patron (uncredited)
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Jerry Catron

Actor (uncredited)
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Arlene Charles

Actress (uncredited)
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Charles Cirillo

Club Patron (uncredited)
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Cordy Clark

Maid (uncredited)
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Norma Clarke

Stock Girl (uncredited)
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Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford (uncredited)
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Dennis Cross

Reporter (uncredited)
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Phyllis Davis

Actress (uncredited)
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Moki de Marco

Small Dirty Boy (uncredited)
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George Dega

Waiter (uncredited)
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Douglas Evans

Reporter (uncredited)
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Jack Fife

Roadhouse Man (uncredited)
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Duke Fishman

Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)
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Harry Fleer

Director (uncredited)
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Anitra Ford

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Ross Ford

Lochner (uncredited)
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Leona Gage

Actress (uncredited)
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Pam Gail

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Chance Gentry

Reporter (uncredited)
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Annabelle George

Model (uncredited)
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Rudy Germane

Network Subordinate (uncredited)
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Marina Ghane

Actress (uncredited)
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Dessica Giles

Actress (uncredited)
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Marianne Gordon

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Johnny Grant

Himself (uncredited)
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Sonya Harrison

Model (uncredited)
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Lynn Hartoch

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Rex Holman

Spooner (uncredited)
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George Holmes

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Bob Hope

Bob Hope (uncredited)
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Jimmie Horan

Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)
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William Hudson

(uncredited)
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Tom Irish

Photographer (uncredited)
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Jerry James

Network Subordinate (uncredited)
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Michael Jeffers

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Suzie Kaye

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Colin Kenny

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Linda Kirk

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Dick Kleiner

Reporter (uncredited)
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Joseph La Cava

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Todd Lasswell

Actor (uncredited)
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Anna Lavele

Actress (uncredited)
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Louise Lawson

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Esther Ying Lee

Club Patron (uncredited)
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Grace Lee

Actress (uncredited)
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Ethelreda Leopold

Club Patron (uncredited)
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Nancy Lewis

Stripper (uncredited)
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Jo Anne Loren

Actress (uncredited)
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Deanna Lund

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Maurice Manson

Captain (uncredited)
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Jan Merlin

Actor Frankie Pulls Knife on (uncredited)
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Hans Moebus

Bullfight Spectator (uncredited)
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Ernesto Molinari

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Dale Monroe

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Tom Moroney

Price Waterhouse Man (uncredited)
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Sol Murgi

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Karen Norris

Secretary (uncredited)
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Robert Osterloh

Reporter at Premiere (uncredited)
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Judy Pace

Actress (uncredited)
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Hal Pereira

Hal (uncredited)
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Helen Perry

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Murray Pollack

Club Patron (uncredited)
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Max Power

Guard (uncredited)
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Norma Quine

Model (uncredited)
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Beverly Ralston

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Neil Rau

Reporter (uncredited)
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Walter Reed

Pereira (uncredited)
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Tony Regan

Reporter (uncredited)
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Pamela Rodgers

Actress (uncredited)
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Clark Ross

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Hugh Sanders

Regan's Party Guest (uncredited)
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Cosmo Sardo

Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
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Sondra Scott

Date Girl (uncredited)
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Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra (uncredited)
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Carl Sklover

Photographer (uncredited)
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Rikki Stevens

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Leslie Summers

Reporter (uncredited)
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Robert Terry

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Marilyn Tindall

Actress (uncredited)
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Marlene Tracy

Academy Secretary (uncredited)
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Howard Vann

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Mayrita Varna

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Allegra Varron

Broker's Wife (uncredited)
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Sailor Vincent

Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)
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Peggy Ward

Actress (uncredited)
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Jesse Wayne

Camera Operator (uncredited)
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Edy Williams

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Venita Wolf

Bikini Girl (uncredited)
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Dee Dee Young

Dancer (uncredited)
Crew
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Russell Rouse

Director
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Richard Sale

Writer
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Harlan Ellison

Writer
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Russell Rouse

Writer
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Clarence Greene

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Oscar

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/4/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

The Oscar

(Blu-ray)

2/4/2020

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