27 January 2010

The best awards ceremony acceptance speech?

I'm grateful to Danny Finkelstein's latest post on Comment Central (see blogroll) for drawing my attention to what he refers to as 'possibly the best acceptance speech in history' (below).

Not sure about that, because it has to compete with Alfred Hitchcock's speech accepting the Irving G. Thalberg Award (given to 'a creative producer who has been responsible for a consistently high quality of motion picture production') at the Oscar awards in 1967 - the full text of which was:

"Thank you."

I'm also a big fan of Paul Hogan's widely ignored tips for award winners' speeches at the 1986 Oscars, which can be seen HERE.

But here's what Wes Anderson had to say on winning the Special Filmmaking Achievement award from the National Board of Review for his film Fantastic Mr Fox:

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1 comment:

jowdjbrown said...

I'm also a big fan of Paul Hogan's widely ignored tips for award winners' speeches at the 1986 Oscars, which can be seen HERE.speech recognition software