A LOOK BACK ON THE 1ST ACADEMY AWARDS IN 1929
A LOOK BACK ON THE 1ST ACADEMY AWARDS In 1929
THE 1ST ACADEMY AWARDS | 1929
Location: Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Date: Thursday, May 16, 1929
Purpose: Honoring movies released from August 1, 1927 - August 1, 1928.
Although the 1st Academy Awards took place in 1929, the award ceremony actually honored films from 1927-1928, making the Oscars legacy almost 90 years old in 2017.
Here is a brief look back at what the 1st ceremony looked like in 1929.