When Andre R. Guttfreund
and 'Peter Werner (III)' won for Best Live Action Short for their film In the Region of Ice
(1976), the Academy, for some reason, only presented them with one Oscar. Presenter Marty Feldman
, realizing that there was one Oscar and two winners, threw the Oscar on the floor, breaking it in half, and gave a half to each of the winners. See more
Richard Pryor - Co-Host
I'm here to explain why black people will never be nominated for anything. This show is going out to 75 million people - none of them black. We don't even know how to vote. There's 3,349 people in the voting thing and only two black people, Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte. We're quitting. You'll have to listen to Lawrence Welk.