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The Civilization of Illiteracy

By: Mihai Nadin

... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or used ... ...ally. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclai... ...pitome of the Civilization of Illiteracy For the love of trade "The best of the useful and the best of the ornamental" The rear-view mirror ... ...es Mediation of mediation Literacy and Education "Know the best" Ideal vs. real Relevance Temples of knowledge Coherence ... ...oes not require or stimulate a need for literacy since literacy is not adapted to the new socio-economic dynamics, and the benefits of literac... ...sed as an alibi in these ads. Indeed, the people who hand out the Clio awards for advertising were so taken in as to award Mobil a first prize ... ...cient explanatory theories. Plato would have barred entrance to the Academy to those who did not master mathematics: "Let no one enter who ... ... (depicting the Nazis) and mice (depicting their victims); a Grammy Award returned by a famous singing group because someone else was doing ... ... ed. New York/London: Longman, 1990. Benjamin Franklin's model academy embodied his own education. " '...it would be well if [students]...

...t to literacy A moving target The wise fox ?Between us the rift? Malthus revisited Captives to literacy The Epitome of the Civilization of Illiteracy For the love of trade ?The best of the useful and the best of the ornamental?...

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Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most pr... ...tp://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominen... .../www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent fi... ...oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film aw... ...t Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States. It is awarded each year to the writer of a scr... ...sed on the original story). See also the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, a similar award for screenplays that are not ... ...on the original story). See also the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, a similar award for screenplays that are not adap...

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National Endowment for the Arts

By: James Bradley

...I National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts Here is my father, I said. He is the most identifiable of the... ...dentifiable of the six figures, the only one whose profile is visible. But for half a century he was almost completely silent about Iwo Jima.To his wi... ...ollect submissions of writing by active personnel and their families. The best writing that emerges from this program will be published in a national... ...velist Ralph Ellison. Our novelists in uniform also addressed war in their best works, especially James Dickey, Shelby Foote, Joseph Heller, James Jon... ...s, including Take Me Back (1981), which was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award; The Last Good Time (1984); Mr. Field’s Daughter (1989); Violence (19... ...st American Short Stories, O. Henry, and Pushcart. He has received several awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship,... ...llace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award, and the Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters. He is Professor of English and Heritage Chair ... ...— his great- est passion — the military. Many of Clancy’s novels have been adapted into blockbuster films, including The Hunt for Red October, Patrio... ...erved as Visiting Professor of Military History at the United States Naval Academy.H What, then, is the soul of battle? A rare thing indeed that aris...

...Excerpt: Here is my father, I said. He is the most identifiable of the six figures, the only one whose profile is visible. But for half a century he was almost completely silent about Iwo Jima.To his wife of forty-seven years he spoke about it only once, on their first date. It was not until after his death that we learned of the Navy Cross. In his q...

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National Board of Review Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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... The National Board of Review Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual award (s... ... The National Board of Review Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual award (since 2... ... The National Board of Review Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual award (since 2003)... ... The National Board of Review Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual award (since 2003) give... ... by the National Board of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay ... ...National Board of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay ... ...al Board of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay ‡ ... ...oard of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay ‡ = No... ... † = Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay ‡ = Nominated for Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay ...

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A Legacy of Leadership

...s Card Number: 00-107057 First edition published by the National Endowment for the Arts in September 2000. A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP Table of Contents N... ...ptember 2000. A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP Table of Contents National Endowment for the Arts Chairman’s Message............................................... ... the University of California. Cornerstone Theater Company 7 for the Arts awarded Cornerstone a $125,000 Challenge Grant, requiring a three-to- one r... ...ian Chalk Circle , the show won the Theatre League Alliance’s 1996 Ovation Award for Best Production of the Year. “The obvious jewel of interacting wi... ...Circle , the show won the Theatre League Alliance’s 1996 Ovation Award for Best Production of the Year. “The obvious jewel of interacting with other p... ...on changed the face of the center.” Hmong Art:Tradition and Change was the best-attended show ever presented by the Kohler. “It was something the Hmon... ...lemings’ Joan of Arc (1948) starring Ingrid Bergman, a film that won seven Academy Awards including Best Actress for Bergman; and D.W. Griffith’s Int... ... a Legacy was organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts and The Studio Museum in Harlem. The proj... ...’s development of new plays came in 1988 when ensemble member Frank Galati adapted John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath ...

...Excerpt: ?Art is a nation?s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal ourselves, and to others, the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish.?...

...ong Communities, 4?13 -- Bringing the Arts to New Audiences, 14?25 -- Keeping the Past Alive, 26?37 -- Shining a Spotlight, 38?45 -- Sowing the Seeds for Success, 46?55 -- Responding to Crises, 56?65 -- Transformations, 66?77 -- Gifts That Keep on Giving, 78?87 -- Cultivating the Next Generation, 88?95 -- Index, 96...

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Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

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... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the bes... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script... ...tp://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not b... .../www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based... ...e best script not based upon previously published material. It was created for 1940 as a separate writing award from the Academy Award for Best Story.... ...eviously published material. It was created for 1940 as a separate writing award from the Academy Award for Best Story. Beginning with the Oscars for ... ...as created for 1940 as a separate writing award from the Academy Award for Best Story. Beginning with the Oscars for 1957, the two categories were com... ...ademy Awards ceremonies Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Story ...

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Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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...The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the three screenwriting Writers... ...The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the three screenwriting Writers Guild... ...The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the three screenwriting Writers Guild of ... ...The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the three screenwriting Writers Guild of Ameri... ...pted Screenplay is one of the three screenwriting Writers Guild of America Awards, one that is specifically for film. The Writers Guild of America beg... ...ee screenwriting Writers Guild of America Awards, one that is specifically for film. The Writers Guild of America began making the distinction between... ...nplay in 1970, when Waldo Salt, screenwriter for Midnight Cowboy, won for "Best Adapted Drama" and Arnold Schulman won "Best Adapted Comedy" for his s... ...nated films. "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. "‡" ind... ...ed Screenplay. "‡" indicates a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. 1970s...

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Academy Award

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... The Academy Award Portal ... ... The Academy Award Portal ... ... The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and m... ... The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watc... ...granted by the PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor Price Waterhouse for 72 years, since close to the awards' inception. ... ...demy Award-winning American actress of film, television and theatre. Noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters, she was highly regard... ... The first movie to win a best picture award was the 1927 film Wings. ... .... Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Pygmalion in 1938) and a Nobel Prize (the Nobel... ... Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Pygmalion in 1938) and a Nobel Prize (the Nobel Priz...

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Academy Award for Best Actor

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...cademy Award for Best Actor Awarded for Best Performance by an Actor in ... ...ward for Best Actor Awarded for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leadin... ... Awarded for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role ... ... AMPAS First awarded 1929 ... ... .org.oscarswww The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy ... ... .org.oscarswww The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Pict... ... .org.oscarswww The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture ... ...formance in a leading role while working within the film industry. The 1st Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929 with Emil Jannings receiving the a... ...Actress Adapted Screenplay ...

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Academy Award for Best Actress

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...demy Award for Best Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress i... ...rd for Best Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead... ... Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role ... ... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... .orgoscars Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awar... ... Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture... ... Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts an... ...Awards ceremony (1976), this award was known as the Academy Award of Merit for Performance by an Actress. However, since its inception, the award has ... ...d a total of five nominations, winning two, Best Actress (1992) & Best Adapted Screenplay (1995). Dyan Cannon and Shirley MacLaine have both recei...

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Best Writing, Screenplay

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Academy Award for Best Story

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...The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1957, wh... ...The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1957, when it wa... ...g of the Academy Awards until 1957, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, which had been introduced in... ... Academy Awards until 1957, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, which had been introduced in 1940. ... ...my Awards until 1957, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, which had been introduced in 1940. ... ... A Star Is Born, winner of the 1937 Best Original Story Oscar ... ...- Laszlo Gorog, Thomas Monroe A Medal for Benny - John Steinbeck, Jack Wagner ... ... Best Picture ... ...Actress Adapted Screenplay ...

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Academy Award for Best Cinematography

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... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a ci... ...tp://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinemato... .../www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematograp... ... Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work in one particular motion picture. ... ... In its first film season, 1927–28, this award (like others such as the acting awards) was not tied to a specific fi... ... See also BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography References ... ...Actress Adapted Screenplay ...

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Australian Film Institute Award for Best Screenplay

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... Best Screenplay (Adapted or Original) AACTA Award ... ... Australian Film Institute (AFI) First awarded ... ... http://www.aacta.org The Australian Film Institute Award for Best Screenplay (Original or Adapte... ... http://www.aacta.org The Australian Film Institute Award for Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) w... ....org The Australian Film Institute Award for Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) was an award presented intermi... ...Screenplay (Original or Adapted) was an award presented intermittently by the Australian Film Institute (AFI), for an Australian screenplay written di... ...s (known commonly as the AFI Awards), which are now the AACTA Awards after the establishment of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (... ... was handed out from 1975-1977, 1980-1982, 1990-1992, and again in 2007; two separate awards were created for "Best Adapted Screenplay" and "Best Orig... ... Drake References ^ "AACTA - The Academy". Australian Academy of Cinema ...

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AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay

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... Best Original Screenplay AACTA Award ... ...ustralia Presented by Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (... ... Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) First awarded ... ...bsite http://www.aacta.org The AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay is an awar... ...e http://www.aacta.org The AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay is an award pr... ... The AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay is an award presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (... ...est Original Screenplay is an award presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA), for an Australian screenplay "written d... ...nstitute Awards (more commonly known as the AFI Awards).[2] It was first handed out in 1978 when the award for Best Screenplay (which was first presen... ...ch was first presented at the 1974-75 awards) was split into two categories: Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay. The award has since...

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Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay

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...e Award for Best Screenplay Awarded for Best Screenplay in a Motion Pict... ...for Best Screenplay Awarded for Best Screenplay in a Motion Picture ... ... Awarded for Best Screenplay in a Motion Picture ... ...zález Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr., and Armando Bó for Birdman (2014) The Golden Globe Aw... ...ó for Birdman (2014) The Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture is one of the annual awards give... ...man (2014) The Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture is one of the annual awards given by the H... ... Winners and nominees "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay "‡" indicates the winner ... ... Award for Best Original Screenplay "‡" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay "§" indicates a Golden Glo... ...l Screenplay "‡" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay "§" indicates a Golden Globe Award winner who was...

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Academy Award for Best Directing

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...emy Award for Best Director Awarded for "Excellence in cinematic directi... ...d for Best Director Awarded for "Excellence in cinematic direction achie... ... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ...ure Arts and Sciences First awarded 1929 (for direction in films release... ... First awarded 1929 (for direction in films released during the 1927/1928 film season) ... ... oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Directing (Best Director), usually known as the Best... ... oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Directing (Best Director), usually known as the Best Director Oscar, i... ...to directors working in the motion picture industry. While nominations for Best Director are made by members in the Academy's Directing branch, the aw... ...Actress Adapted Screenplay ...

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Academy Award for Best Picture

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...demy Award for Best Picture Awarded for Best Picture of the Year ... ...rd for Best Picture Awarded for Best Picture of the Year ... ... Awarded for Best Picture of the Year Cou... ... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ...ure Arts and Sciences First awarded 1929 (for films released during the ... ... First awarded 1929 (for films released during the 1927/1928 film season) ... ... .orgoscars The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presen... ... .orgoscars The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually since... ...onnection with the earlier film. In addition, The Silence of the Lambs was adapted from the sequel novel to Red Dragon, which had previously been adap...

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National Board of Review Award for Best Original Screenplay

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... The National Board of Review Award for Best Original Screenplay is an annual award (... ... The National Board of Review Award for Best Original Screenplay is an annual award (since ... ... The National Board of Review Award for Best Original Screenplay is an annual award (since 2003... ... by the National Board of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ... ...National Board of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ... ...al Board of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ‡... ...oard of Review. Winners † = Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ‡ = N... ... † = Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ‡ = Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ... ...cumentary Film Screenplay - Adapted ...

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Academy Award for Best Original Song

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... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people ... ...tp://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people workin... .../www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in... ...Sciences (AMPAS). It is presented to the songwriters who have composed the best original song written specifically for a film. The performers of a son... ... songwriters who have composed the best original song written specifically for a film. The performers of a song are not credited with the Academy Awar... ...lly for a film. The performers of a song are not credited with the Academy Award unless they contributed either to music, lyrics or both in their own ... ...m Dangerous Minds, are also ineligible. When a film is adapted from a previously-written stage musical, none of the songs from the...

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Academy Awards

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...; ] [  Academy Awards Overview ... ... [  Academy Awards Overview Acade... ...demy Awards Overview Academy Award Academy of Motion Picture Arts and S... ...rds Overview Academy Award Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... Sciences Current awards Best Actor Best Actress B... ...ss Best Animated Feature Best Animated Short Film Best Art Direction ... ... Best Visual Effects Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Best Writing (Original Screenp... ...s Student Academy Awards For Your Consideration Hollywood and Highland Cent... ... Hollywood and Highland Center Hooray for Hollywood Oscar party ...

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Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay

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...The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay is one of the three film writing awards ... ...The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay is one of the three film writing awards given ... ...The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay is one of the three film writing awards given by t... ...one of the three film writing awards given by the Writers Guild of America Award. Contents ... ... Notes "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. "‡" in... ... "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. "‡" indicates a nomi... ... "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. "‡" indicates a nominati... ...al Screenplay. "‡" indicates a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. 1970... ... Best Adapted Screenplay ...

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Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

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... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... http://www.oscars.org This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974. Fo... ...tp://www.oscars.org This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974. For the th... ....oscars.org This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974. For the three prec... ...as used from 1957 until 1970. From 1936 until 1956 there were two separate awards, "Best Short Subject, One-reel" and "Best Short Subject, Two-reel". ... ...rom 1957 until 1970. From 1936 until 1956 there were two separate awards, "Best Short Subject, One-reel" and "Best Short Subject, Two-reel". A third c... ...t Subject, One-reel" and "Best Short Subject, Two-reel". A third category "Best Short Subject, color" was used only for 1936 and 1937. From the initia... ...ect, Two-reel". A third category "Best Short Subject, color" was used only for 1936 and 1937. From the initiation of short subject awards for 1932 unt... ...Actress Adapted Screenplay ...

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