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Year: 1990 (63rd) Academy Awards

Category: Makeup

Film Title: Dick Tracy

Winner: John Caglione, Jr., Doug Drexler

Presenter: Anne Archer

Date & Venue: March 25, 1991; Shrine Civic Auditorium

JOHN CAGLIONE, JR.:
Well, we'd like to thank God. We'd like to thank the members of the Academy. "Dick Tracy" was a character makeup artist's dream come true. Thank you, Warren Beatty, for taking a chance on two guys from Brooklyn. Milena Canonero, who never let Warren forget that we were out there. Vittorio, for his wonderful cinematography. And Dick Silver, for his unerring artistic support...

DOUG DREXLER:
The actors who suffered countless applications of glue and rubber. The talented makeup artists, our wonderful lab crew, thank you. We'd also like to thank Barrie Osborne. Thank you, Jon Landau, our guardian angel. Jeffrey Katzenberg. All the good folks at Disney and Touchstone. Chester Gould and the Gould family. And especially our own families...

JOHN CAGLIONE, JR.:
Helen.

DOUG DREXLER:
My wife Donna, who stood by us through thick and thin. Thank you. Incredible.

JOHN CAGLIONE, JR.:
Thank you. Thank you, Doug.

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