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Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:57:20 GMT | By Bárbara Bação and Marta Gama
The best moments in Oscars history!

First televised Oscar ceremony



First televised Oscar ceremony (© Everett Collection/Rex Features)
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Before 1953, you could only follow the Oscars by listening on the radio or buying the newspaper the next day. But everything changed when the ceremony was broadcast on the 'magic box'.

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