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March 30, 1955 – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Wins Two Academy Awards

20000 Leagues

“Got a whale of a tale to tell you, lads, a whale of a tale or two…”

On March 30, 1955, the 27th Academy Awards were held at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California, as well as the NBC Century Theatre in New York City. Nominated for three awards, the live-action feature film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea manages to walk away with two: Best Art Direction – Color (awarded to John Meehan and Emile Kuri), and Best Special Effects (awarded to John Hench and Joshua Meador). Walt himself managed to win an Academy Award for the Best Documentary Feature for the True-Life Adventure The Vanishing Prairie.

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