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Friday, March 25, 2011

1961 Technicolor Corp Academy Award Sold on eBay

A 1961 scientific and engineering Academy Awards was sold on eBay today.  The plaque style Academy Award was for Technicolor Corps  printing system that allowed editing, without cutting the negative, for 65 and 70mm Super Wide screen features such as WEST SIDE STORY, MY FAIR LADY and LAWRENCE OF ARABIA among others. The plaque design Academy Award sold for $4,150.00 the auction closed March 25, 2011.

This style plaque award was also used for for Best Supporting Actor/Actress, Editing, Special Effects, Sound and many other categories prior to being changed to the statuette design.

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