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58th Academy Awards

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William Hurt Wins Best Actor: 1986 Oscars

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The 58th Annual Academy Awards Opening 1986 - Robin Williams

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Broken Rainbow Wins Documentary Feature: 1986 Oscars

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Out of Africa Wins Art Direction: 1986 Oscars

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Back to the Future Wins Sound Effects Editing: 1986 Oscars

The 58th Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), took place on March 24, 1986, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles beginning at 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EST. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards in 23 categories honoring films released in 1985. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by Stanley Donen and directed by Marty Pasetta. Actors Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, and Robin Williams co-hosted the show. Fonda hosted the gala for the second time, having previously been a co-host of the 49th ceremony held in 1977. Meanwhile, this was Alda and Williams's first Oscars hosting stint. Eight days earlier, in a ceremony held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on March 16, the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement were presented by host Macdonald Carey.
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