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Source: The Guradian

How the 1989 Oscars descended into creepy excess

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Disney, having realised that the Oscars hadn’t licensed Snow White, sued for copyright infringement and dilution of business reputation.

Tucked away in the history of the Academy Awards is a moment so horrible, so astoundingly, objectively, bewilderingly awful, that it remains breathtaking. In 1989, producer Allan Carr was handed the keys to the ceremony.

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