If what I think is happening, IS happening… It better not be.
Sacheen Littlefeather holds up a statement that she read on behalf of Marlon Brando at the Academy Awards ceremony held on March 27, 1973. [LA Times]
“She represented Brando and his boycott of the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal as Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972), as a way to protest the ongoing siege at Wounded Knee andHollywood's and television's misrepresentation of American Indians. Brando had written a 15-page speech for Littlefeather to give at the ceremony, but when the producer met her backstage he threatened to physically remove her or have her arrested if she spoke on stage for more than 60 seconds. Her on-stage comments were therefore improvised. She then went backstage and read the entire speech to the press. In his autobiography My Word Is My Bond, Roger Moore (who presented the award) claims he took the Oscar home with him and kept it in his possession until it was collected by an armed guard sent by the Academy.
Let’s not forget that part. Happy Women’s History Month, guys.
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"God says we need to love our enemies. It hard to do. But it can start by telling the truth. No one had ever asked me what it feel like to be me. Once I told the truth about that, I felt free. And I got to thinking about all the people I know. And the things I seen and done. My boy Trelaw always said we gonna have a writer in the family one day. I guess it’s gonna be me." | The Help (2011)
Look, the only reason I agreed to take yoy to Lincoln was to get out of Billings for a while, and maybe have some time with you. And to get you to shut up.
Django Unchained (2012)
Who wants to send a message to Germany?
The costume budget for Casino was $1 million. Sharon Stone had 40 different costumes throughout the film. She was allowed to keep the costumes after filming.
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