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Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette; sometimes known in the United States as The Bicycle Thief) is a 1948 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica. [1]

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A. O. Scott

Anthony Oliver Scott (born July 10, 1966), known professionally as A. O. Scott, is an American journalist and film critic.

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Academy Honorary Award

The Academy Honorary Award – instituted in 1948 for the 21st Academy Awards (previously called the Special Award, which was first presented in early 1929) – is given annually by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to celebrate motion picture achievements that are not covered by existing Academy Awards, although prior winners of competitive Academy Awards are not excluded from receiving the Honorary Award.

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Adolfo Franci

Adolfo Franci (Florence, 27 November 1895 - Rome, 31 January 1954) was an Italian screenwriter.

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Alessandro Cicognini

Alessandro Cicognini (25 January 1906 in Pescara – 9 November 1995 in Rome) was an Italian film music composer.

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Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap (born 10 September 1972), is an Indian film director, writer, editor, producer and actor known for his works in Hindi cinema, He is the recipient of several accolades, including a National Film Award, and four Filmfare Awards.

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Arthur Mayer

Arthur L. Mayer (March 28, 1886, Demopolis, Alabama - April 14, 1981, New York City) was an American film producer and film distributor who worked with Joseph Burstyn in distributing films directed by Roberto Rossellini and other famous European film directors.

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Article (grammar)

An article (with the linguistic glossing abbreviation) is a word that is used with a noun (as a standalone word or a prefix or suffix) to specify grammatical definiteness of the noun, and in some languages extending to volume or numerical scope.

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Balu Mahendra

Balanathan Benjamin Mahendran (20 May 1939 13 February 2014), commonly known as Balu Mahendra, was an Indian cinematographer, director, screenwriter and film editor who worked predominantly in Tamil cinema.

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Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee (বাসু চ্যাটার্জ্জী; born 10 January 1930) is an Indian film director and screenwriter.

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Beijing Bicycle

Beijing Bicycle is a 2001 Chinese drama film by Sixth Generation Chinese director Wang Xiaoshuai, with joint investment from the Taiwanese Arc Light Films and the French Pyramide Productions.

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BFI list of the 50 films you should see by the age of 14

The 50 films you should see by the age of 14 is a list created by the British Film Institute in 2005 to inspire parents and educators to take movies as seriously as books and other forms of art.

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A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

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Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy (বিমল রায়) (12 July 1909 – 8 January 1966) was an Indian film director.

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Bodil Awards

The Bodil Awards are the major Danish film awards given by Danish Film Critics Association.

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Bosley Crowther

Bosley Crowther (July 13, 1905 – March 7, 1981) was an American journalist and author who was film critic for The New York Times for 27 years.

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British Academy of Film and Television Arts

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.

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Carlo Jachino

Carlo Jachino (1887–1971) was an Italian composer of the 20th century.

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Carlo Montuori

Carlo Montuori (3 August 1885 - 4 March 1968) was an Italian cinematographer and cameraman.

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Cesare Zavattini

Cesare Zavattini (20 September 1902 – 13 October 1989) was an Italian screenwriter and one of the first theorists and proponents of the Neorealist movement in Italian cinema.

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Charles Burnett (director)

Charles Burnett (born April 13, 1944) is an American film director, film producer, writer, editor, actor, photographer, and cinematographer.

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.

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Checco Rissone

Checco Rissone (7 July 1909 – 26 September 1985) was an Italian film, stage and television actor.

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Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Cinema of Italy

The Cinema of Italy comprises the films made within Italy or by Italian directors.

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Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.

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Cult film

A cult film or cult movie, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following.

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Dariush Mehrjui

Dariush Mehrju'i (داریوش مهرجویی, born on 8 December 1939 in Tehran, also spelled as Mehrjui, Mehrjoui, and Mehrjuyi) is an Iranian director, screenwriter, producer, film editor and a member of the Iranian Academy of the Arts.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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A dowry is a transfer of parental property, gifts or money at the marriage of a daughter.

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Elena Altieri

Elena Altieri (born Elena Capucci) (27 July 1916 – 1 May 1997) was an Italian film and stage actress.

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Empire (film magazine)

Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.

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Enzo Staiola

Enzo Staiola (born 15 November 1939) is an Italian actor best known for playing, at the age of nine, the role of Bruno Ricci, the son of protagonist Antonio Ricci in Vittorio De Sica's neorealist 1948 film Bicycle Thieves.

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Eraldo Da Roma

Eraldo Da Roma (born Eraldo Judiconi, 1 March 1900 – 27 May 1981) was an Italian film editor best known for his work with Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, and Michelangelo Antonioni.

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Ercole Graziadei

Count Ercole Graziadei (1900–1981) was an Italian lawyer.

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Giorgio Mangiamele

Giorgio Mangiamele (13 August 192613 May 2001) was an Italian/Australian photographer and filmmaker who made a unique contribution to the production of Australian art cinema in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Golden Globe Award

Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.

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Guido Aristarco

Guido Aristarco (7 October 1918 – 11 September 1996) was an Italian film critic and author.

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Homage (arts)

Homage is a show or demonstration of respect or dedication to someone or something, sometimes by simple declaration but often by some more oblique reference, artistic or poetic.

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Hue and cry

In common law, a hue and cry is a process by which bystanders are summoned to assist in the apprehension of a criminal who has been witnessed in the act of committing a crime.

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Iranian New Wave

Iranian New Wave refers to a movement in Iranian cinema.

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Isao Takahata

was a Japanese film director, screenwriter and producer.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

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Italian neorealism

Italian neorealism (Neorealismo), also known as the Golden Age, is a national film movement characterized by stories set amongst the poor and the working class, filmed on location, frequently using non-professional actors.

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Jafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi (جعفر پناهی; born 11 July 1960) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film editor, commonly identified with the Iranian New Wave film movement.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Joseph Burstyn

Joseph Burstyn (born Jossel Lejba Bursztyn; December 15, 1899 – November 29, 1953) was a Polish-American film distributor who specialized in the commercial release of foreign-language and American independent film productions.

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Ken Loach

Kenneth Charles Loach (born 17 June 1936) is an English director of television and independent film.

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Lamberto Maggiorani

Lamberto Maggiorani (28 August 1909 in Rome – 22 April 1983 in Rome) was an Italian actor remembered for his portrayal of Antonio Ricci in the 1948 Vittorio De Sica film Bicycle Thieves.

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Lianella Carell

Lianella Carell (6 May 1927 – 22 December 2000) was an Italian film actress and screenwriter.

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List of film remakes (A–M)

This is a list of film remakes.

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List of films considered the best

This is a list of films considered "the best ever", so voted in a notable national or international survey of either critics or the public.

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Locarno Festival

The Locarno Festival (formerly called the Festival del film Locarno and commonly referred to as the Locarno Film Festival) is an annual film festival held every August in Locarno, Switzerland.

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Lotte H. Eisner

Lotte H. Eisner (5 March 1896, Berlin – 25 November 1983, Paris) was a German-French writer, film critic, archivist and curator.

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Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo (2 November 1906 – 17 March 1976), was an Italian theatre, opera and cinema director, as well as a screenwriter.

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Luigi Bartolini

Luigi Bartolini (February 8, 1892 – May 16, 1963) was an Italian painter, writer, and poet.

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Master of None

Master of None is an American comedy-drama web television series, which was released for streaming on November 6, 2015 on Netflix.

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Memmo Carotenuto

Memmo Carotenuto (24 July 1908 – 23 December 1980) was an Italian actor.

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Nando Bruno

Nando Bruno (6 October 1895 – 11 April 1963) was an Italian film actor.

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National Board of Review

The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures is an organization dedicated to discuss and select what their members regard as the best film works of each year.

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Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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New York Film Critics Circle

The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) is an American film critic organization founded in 1935 by Wanda Hale from the New York Daily News.

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Norman Loftis

Norman Loftis is an American poet, novelist and filmmaker, whose work has focused on the African-American experience, including his own upbringing in Chicago's South Side.

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Oreste Biancoli

Oreste Biancoli (20 February 1897 – 25 November 1971) was an Italian screenwriter and film director.

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A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.

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A pawnbroker is an individual or business (pawnshop or pawn shop) that offers secured loans to people, with items of personal property used as collateral.

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Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Pee-wee's Big Adventure is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Tim Burton in his full-length film directing debut and starring Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman with supporting roles provided by Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger, and Judd Omen.

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Peppino Spadaro

Peppino Spadaro (1898-1950) was an Italian actor.

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Philip French

Philip Neville French OBE (28 August 1933 – 27 October 2015) was an English film critic and former radio producer.

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Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II (Rome)

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, also known as Piazza Vittorio, is a piazza in Rome, in the Esquilino rione.

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Porta Portese

Porta Portese is an ancient city gate, located at the end of Via Portuense, where it meets Via Porta Portese, about a block from the banks of the Tiber in the southern edge of the Rione Trastevere of Rome, Italy.

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Robert Altman

Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Gastone Zeffiro Rossellini (8 May 1906 – 3 June 1977) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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Rockers (1978 film)

Rockers is a 1978 Jamaican film by Theodoros Bafaloukos.

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Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Rome, Open City

Open City or Rome, Open City (Roma città aperta) is a 1945 Italian neorealist drama film directed by Roberto Rossellini.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.

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Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray (2 May 1921 – 23 April 1992) was an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, graphic artist, music composer and author, widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.

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Sergio Leone

Sergio Leone (3 January 1929 – 30 April 1989) was an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter, credited as the inventor of the "Spaghetti Western" genre.

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Shoeshine (film)

Shoeshine (Sciuscià, from Italian pronunciation of the English) is a 1946 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica.

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI).

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Special Jury Prize (Locarno International Film Festival)

The Special Jury Prize is an award given at the Locarno International Film Festival.

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Stadio Nazionale PNF

The Stadio Nazionale del PNF (National Stadium of the National Fascist Party) was a multi-purpose stadium in Rome, Italy.

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Suso Cecchi d'Amico

Suso Cecchi D'Amico (21 July 1914, Rome – 31 July 2010, Rome) was an Italian screenwriter and actress.

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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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The Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home video distribution company which focuses on licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.

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The Icicle Thief

The Icicle Thief (Ladri di saponette) is a 1989 Italian comedy film directed by Maurizio Nichetti, titled in imitation of Vittorio De Sica's classic Italian neorealist film The Bicycle Thief (Italian: Ladri di biciclette).

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Player (film)

The Player is a 1992 American satirical black comedy film directed by Robert Altman and written by Michael Tolkin, based on his own 1988 novel of the same name.

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, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Turner Classic Movies

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

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Umberto Spadaro

Umberto Spadaro (8 November 1904 – 12 October 1981) was an Italian film actor.

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University of Toronto Press

The University of Toronto Press is a Canadian scholarly publisher and book distributor founded in 1901.

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Val Melaina

Val Melaina is a neighborhood of Rome.

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Vittorio De Sica

Vittorio De Sica (7 July 1901 – 13 November 1974) was an Italian director and actor, a leading figure in the neorealist movement.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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22nd Academy Awards

The 22nd Academy Awards was held on March 23, 1950, at the RKO Pantages Theatre and awarded Oscars for the best in films in 1949.

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