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Year: 1995 (68th) Academy Awards
Category: Best Picture
Film Title: Braveheart
Winner: Mel Gibson, Alan Ladd, Jr. and Bruce Davey, Producers
Presenter: Sidney Poitier
Date & Venue: March 25, 1996; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
We've only got forty-five seconds and I don't want to hog the limelight from these two gentlemen who really deserve the statue. Thank you again, all those people I thanked before. And I owe a special debt of gratitude to Bruce here, and Alan. Take it away, fellas.
I'd like to endorse all those remarks and people that Mel thanked, and I'd also like to thank those that inspired and supported me along the way and I truly am indebted. In particular to Nigel Sinclair, Steve McEveety, Ed Limato and Jeff Berg. And to you, Mel, I thank you for the opportunities that you have given me, for your encouragement, loyalty, and friendship. And to Joe, Stuart* and Jane, thanks for your tolerance and patience and love. Thank you.
ALAN LADD, JR.:
I'd just like to say thank you very much to my family. Thank you very much.
[*Spelling not confirmed.]
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