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Watch: Discover the Origins of the Oscar in New Academy Originals Featurette

Watch: Discover the Origins of the Oscar in New Academy Originals Featurette

The Oscar has a long, complicated history — and now, the latest featurette from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, details the storied past of Hollywood’s highest honor.

Featuring exclusive interviews with various Oscar winners and historians, the short features fun facts about how the statue was created, how the Academy came to be and what three stars claim to have come up with the nickname “Oscar” (one being Bette Davis).

And, of course, past winners chime in on what it feels like to win the prize. Whoopi Goldberg may have put it best: “No matter how cool everyone says they are, everybody wants one.”

Watch the full video here:

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