First of all, we all are continuing to work diligently to put the 75th Academy Awards on the air at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time this coming Sunday, March 23Academy cancels red carpet Oscar arrivals Mar 18, 2003
It's nothing that the network hasn't done consistently over the yearsAcademy cancels red carpet Oscar arrivals Mar 18, 2003
The real disappointment, when you think about it, has to be for the 500 fan who otherwise would be there screaming on the red carpetAcademy cancels red carpet Oscar arrivals Mar 18, 2003
We would not knowingly have anything on the show which would be offensiveEntertainment Today: Showbiz News Feb 19, 2003
Bill Conti leads the Oscar orchestra like a champion athlete who will accept nothing less than victoryHollywood Digest Jan 31, 2003
Gilbert “Gil” Cates (born June 6, 1934) is an American film director and television producer. He is probably best known for producing the annual Academy Award shows. In September 2007, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that he would be producing the 80th Academy Awards, his 14th time. The awards took place on Sunday February 24, 2008. Cates directed the feature films I Never Sang for My Father (1970) and Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973).
Cates was born Gilbert Katz in New York City, the son of Nina (née Peltzman) and Nathan Katz, who was a dress manufacturer. He is the uncle of noted actress Phoebe Cates.
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