Oscar the Scab*

The “uncomfortable” story of the origins of the Oscar Awards

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently opened its Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in the old May Company building my Grandmother once worked at. According to the Academy, its Museum “will tell complete stories of moviemaking — celebratory, educational, and sometimes critical or uncomfortable.”

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Wherever I go, I am where I came from. Always a stranger in a strange land; yet always home. I claim no land, but take responsibility for all land.

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David Sackman

David Sackman

Wherever I go, I am where I came from. Always a stranger in a strange land; yet always home. I claim no land, but take responsibility for all land.

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