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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Arise, My Love is a 1940 American romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Mitchell Leisen, written by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett and Jacques Théry.
A B movie or B film is a low-budget commercial movie, but not an arthouse film.
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.
Claudette Colbert (born Émilie Claudette Chauchoin; September 13, 1903 – July 30, 1996) was an American stage and film actress and a leading lady in Hollywood for over two decades, and has been called "The mixture of inimitable beauty, sophistication, wit, and vivacity".
Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film, adapted from Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel of the same name.
Gordon Holden Mirams (9 March 1909 (Christchurch) – 29 November 1966 (Wellington)) was the son of Leslie Haywood Mirams and Mary Elvire Webb.
Kumara is a town on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC, Te Tari Whakarōpū Tukuata, Tuhituhinga) is the government agency in New Zealand that is responsible for classification of all films, videos, publications, and some video games in New Zealand.
Ray Milland (born Alfred Reginald Jones, 3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh-American actor and film director.
A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.
Walter Alfred Tanner (1878 – 14 July 1958) was born in Northampton, England, the son of William Tanner, Member of Parliament for the Heathcote and Avon electorates in Christchurch, and Emily E. Browett.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
Whanganui, also spelt Wanganui, is a city on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.