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'The Apartment' Wins Oscars for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director

April 18, 2011 |  2:21 am




 
 
  April 18, 1961, Oscars  

  April 18, 1961, Oscars  


April 18, 1961: In a ceremony held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented awards to Elizabeth Taylor for “Butterfield 8,” Burt Lancaster for “Elmer Gantry” and to Billy Wilder as writer (with I.A.L. Diamond) and director of “The Apartment.’

In Jerusalem, "Israeli Atty. Gen. Gideon Hausner renewed his harrowing review of Nazi atrocities as the trial of Adolf Eichmann for crimes against the Jewish people continued today."



 
  April 18, 1961, Oscars  

  April 18, 1961, Oscars  


  April 18, 1961, Oscars  

  April 18, 1961, Oscars  

  April 18, 1961, Eichmann
April 18, 1961, Eichmann
April 18, 1961, Eichmann
 
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