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A LOOK BACK ON THE 1ST ACADEMY AWARDS IN 1929


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A LOOK BACK ON THE 1ST ACADEMY AWARDS In 1929

Held in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

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.

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