10 Interesting Facts About Oscar Awards

Each gold-plated Oscar award costs $500 to make and weighs around 8 and a half pounds.

Chicago based company R.S. Owens starts manufacturing the Oscar statuettes one year in advance of the show

The Most Oscar Nominations - 14: All About Eve in 1950 and Titanic

First Technicolour Oscar Winner : Gone With The Wind in 1940

The Most Oscars Ever : Walt Disney was nominated for 64 awards, and won 26.

Actress with the most Oscars : Katharine Hepburn won four Best Actress Oscars

Actor with the most Oscars : Clint Eastwood won 4 awards

Youngest Oscar Winner : Actress Tatum O'Neal at the age of 10 as Best Supporting Actress for the film 'Paper Moon'

Oldest Oscar Winner : Jessica Tandy at the age of 81 for her part in 'Driving Miss Daisy'

First Female Best Director : Kathryn Bigelow in 2010 for 'The Hurt Locker'