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11/04/1983 'Gandhi' dominates Oscars

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The Opening of the Academy Awards: 1983 Oscars

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1982 Oscar Nominees

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Ben Kingsley Wins Best Actor: 1983 Oscars

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Wins Sound Effects Editing: 1983 Oscars

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Meryl Streep Wins Best Actress: 1983 Oscars

The 55th Academy Awards were presented at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, and Walter Matthau. The awards were dominated by the Best Picture winner Gandhi, which won eight awards out of its eleven nominations.