Hattie McDaniel--an excellent example that less is more. It is also an example that Jim Crow was alive and well in the 1930s. McDaniel and her guest had to sit in a segregated area at the ceremony.
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Billie Wilder--This is a master storyteller telling a wonderful story. He surely would have gotten the Jaws theme this year, but the end of the story after such a long wind up is charming.