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Woof, I’d like to thank the Academy…

Do you know who won the very first Oscar for Best Actor? Emil Jannings for his work in The Last Command and The Way of the Flesh.

Now here’s the real stumper, do you know who was supposed to win the very first Oscar for Best Actor? Here’s a hint, he’s a German Sheperd.

Rinty, the dog that played the first incarnation of Rin Tin Tin, received the most votes at the first Oscar ceremony, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences thought that no one would take them seriously if they did, so they awarded it Jannings instead. Continue reading Woof, I’d like to thank the Academy…