Oscars: The little gold men arrive backstage, with a bodyguard
One security officer (an off-duty LAPD officer) is assigned specifically to guard the Oscar statues for the duration of the show, and only designated handlers are allowed to touch them.
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Photo: She's not backstage, but Rei Kimura of Vermont is still getting a look at the Oscar statue, via the production display at the "Meet the Oscar" exhibit at Grand Central Terminal in New York City on Feb. 27, 2011. Credit: Jemal Countess / Getty Images