February 27th, 2011
Jose Ferrer Thanks the Academy From 3,000 Miles Away
So  many Oscar nominees were working on Broadway in 1951 that they held  their own ceremony. When Ferrer (flanked by Judy Holliday and Gloria  Swanson) won Best Actor for Cyrano de Bergerac, he thanked Hollywood via radio.

Jose Ferrer Thanks the Academy From 3,000 Miles Away

So many Oscar nominees were working on Broadway in 1951 that they held their own ceremony. When Ferrer (flanked by Judy Holliday and Gloria Swanson) won Best Actor for Cyrano de Bergerac, he thanked Hollywood via radio.