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Year: 1946 (19th) Academy Awards
Category: Special Award
Winner: To Claude Jarman, Jr., outstanding child actor of 1946.
Presenter: Shirley Temple
Date & Venue: March 13, 1947; Shrine Civic Auditorium
CLAUDE JARMAN, JR.:
Thank you. This is about the most exciting thing that can happen to anybody. I wanted to thank Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for all they've done for me, and Mr. Sidney Franklin for letting me play "Jody," and Mr. Clarence Brown for picking me out of my schoolroom and bringing me here, and Miss Lillian Burns at the studio who has helped me so much. And to all of you for liking me. I'm very proud and grateful.
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