Academy Award Winners: The First 50 Years

Academy Award Winners: The First 50 Years

  • 1999
  • 1 Season

The most celebrated films in cinema history have all shared a moment within Oscars history, now see where they all fit inside the vast history that encompasses this annual spectacle that has now enjoyed over eighty years of distinction.

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Hollywood Comes of Age
10. Hollywood Comes of Age
January 1, 1999
Cultural changes in art appreciation and acceptability of indecency enabled a time of pivotal transition in Hollywood, resulting in an era of challenging artistic feats with unprecedented vulgarity, lewdness, and other elements not deemed permissable prior.
A Time of Change
9. A Time of Change
January 1, 1999
The start of the 1960's sparked a drastic change in the studio system, the studios, and the trajectory of the industry as a whole, prompting production on some of the most envelope-pushing works of all time.
The Epic Years
8. The Epic Years
January 1, 1999
In the years following the century's midpoint, Hollywood turned to making decidedly epic films by design, with aims for quintessential greatness resulting in equally epic Academy Awards ceremonies full of impossible choices between innumerable deserving nominees.
Movies are Better Than Ever
7. Movies are Better Than Ever
January 1, 1999
The 50's saw a Renaissance of sorts in technological innovations, which allowed a new era of cinema never before possible. Thanks to advents in virtually all facets of production, films were capable of depictions and experiences not even imaginable before.
A Method and a Massage
6. A Method and a Massage
January 1, 1999
A new wave of ideas and techniques took hold of the perpetually transforming film industry in the years following the war, with a new generation of fresh and hungry stars finding their own places in the vacuum of reconstruction the industry faced.
The Postwar Years
5. The Postwar Years
January 1, 1999
The postwar years affected Hollywood as much as it did any other American industry during those pivotal transition years as America worked to return to its former normalcy.
The Vintage Years
3. The Vintage Years
January 1, 1999
1939 was a pivotal year for Hollywood as an industry. As the trajectory of cinema and its grasp expanded and segued from phase to phase, 1939 served a visible barrier year, with the industry being decidedly defined by its statures before and after such a transitional year.
Golden Era
2. Golden Era
January 1, 1999
With the American film industry expanding and taking an increasingly significant cultural role, the Golden Age of Hollywood was a pivotal period for the films produced during the time, as well as for the lavish award ceremonies that would become a significant staple of Hollywood culture.
Birth of an Icon
1. Birth of an Icon
January 1, 1999
The first installment in this engrossing series on the history of the first half century in cinematic arts, begins back in 1928, and chronicles the slow transition of the legendary awards ceremony from a discreet and exclusive dinner to an internationally broadcast spectacle full of speeches, performances, and gossip coverage for all niches of film lovers throughout the world.
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The most celebrated films in cinema history have all shared a moment within Oscars history, now see where they all fit inside the vast history that encompasses this annual spectacle that has now enjoyed over eighty years of distinction.Academy Award Winners: The First 50 Years is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 1999.

Academy Award Winners: The First 50 Years is available for streaming on the Multicom Entertainment Group (MEG) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Academy Award Winners: The First 50 Years on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 1999