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Year: 1978 (51st) Academy Awards
Category: Foreign Language Film
Film Title: Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
Winner: France (accepted by director Bertrand Blier and producers Georges Dancigers, Paul Claudon)
Presenter: Yul Brynner, Natalie Wood
Date & Venue: April 9, 1979; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Oh, excuse me, I am without voice. I am just able, I am only able to say one thing, is thank you. Thank you for the Academy and thank you for all the American friends of our film, our picture, excuse me. Thank you very much.
Thank you for the honor. We are very deeply touched. And of course there is nothing to cry, but let me get out my handkerchief.
I must say we came here to win. We expected, more or less, [unintelligible] could lose. And we won thanks to you, to your kindness and to your taste, too. Thank you. Merci. Merci beaucoup.
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