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Celeste Holm and Longest Suriving Oscar Winners

On the heels of Ernest Borgnine passing last week, forcing an edit to the post about the longest surivivng Oscar winners, comes word of the death of Celeste Holm, Best Supporting Actress 1950, Genetleman’s Agreement.

As of this writing, the longest surviving Oscar winner in the Best Supporting Actress category is Eva Marie Saint, for On The Waterfront, 1954.

You can view the edited post here.

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Ernest Borgnine and Longest Suriving Oscar Winners

File:Ernest Borgnine McHale McHale's Navy 1962.JPGSome months ago I wrote a post about the longest surviving Oscar winners, one of who was Ernest Borgnine.  Obviously, with his recent death, that post will have to be changed to reflect his passing.

As of this writing, the longest surviving Oscar winner in the Best Actor category is Maximillian Schell, for Judgment at Nuremberg, 1961.

R.I.P Ernie.

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The Best Picture Project – Marty (1955)

 Directed by Delbert Mann

Screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky

Starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair

At the beginning of this project I had one goal in mind: to see a lot of ‘good’ movies and to be exposed to what peoples of other times thought of as good movies. In a sense, this project was something like a time machine. I got to see the past but couldn’t do anything about it. Continue reading

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