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Best picture honored
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The 34th Annual Academy Awards ceremony was held on April 9, 1962 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.
Photograph caption dated April 10, 1962 reads, "Fred Astaire, right, presented the Best Picture Oscar to Robert Wise, producer of 'West Side Story,' the Academy's pick for the year's top film. The smash musical ran off with 10 of its 11 nominations."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Wise, Robert,--1914-2005
Astaire, Fred
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
West Side story (Motion picture)
Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Motion picture producers and directors--United States
Motion picture producers and directors--Awards--United States
Award presentations--California--Santa Monica
Motion pictures--Awards
Actors--Awards--United States
Dancers--United States
Awards--United States
Actors--United States
Auditoriums--California--Santa Monica
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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