Oscars - Made of Plaster
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.
More Movie Facts
Stanley Kubrick did not wait for governments to ban his work. His ultra violent A Clockwork Orange is the only movie ever to be banned by its own director.
The filming of the movie 'Titanic' cost more than the Titanic itself!. It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it.
The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney.