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The 10 Memorable Moments Of Oscars 2013
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The 10 Memorable Moments Of Oscars 2013 | 7. Von Trapped
7. Von Trapped

It seemed at times as though MacFarlane and producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron had turned the show into the Tony Awards to highlight their love of musicals, with more tributes to song and dance than usual. But one little quick bit worked well. Just before Christopher Plummer came out as a presenter, MacFarlane announced that the Von Trapp family (as seen in The Sound Of Music) would be singing. Cut to a set of double doors. Nothing. MacFarlane tried again. Same result. Then in bursts someone dressed in a Nazi uniform to announce, “They’ve gone!” Cheesy, easy, but it made us laugh.

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I can't believe you didn't include Dame Shirley Bassey on this list. At 76 years old she put all the other performers to shame with Goldfinger. More

Posted by gunta007 on Sunday March 3, 2013, 00:23

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Everyone keeps saying Tarantino was being played off, we all thought he had fooled the orchestra by pausing for applause for the cast. If you listen they're playing the "winner walking triumphantly off the stage" music as opposed to the "get off the stage or we'll set this giant plastic shark on you" cue. More

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You gotta love the bit where Tarantino was about to get played off, and he just shot to the side "I'm coming, I'm coming!" then continued with his speech. More

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Jack Nicholson looked bored out of his mind at the Oscars. When everyone did a standing ovation, Jack grudgingly got to his feet...and looked bored. Sad to see his spark has gone. More

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