#TBT 33rd Annual Academy Awards
On this day, April 17th 1961 the 33rd Annual Academy Awards were held. It was hosted by Bob Hope and held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, CA.
Gary Cooper was too ill to attend the ceremony, so his close friend James Stewart accepted the Honorary Oscar on his behalf. Stewart’s emotional speech hinted that something was seriously wrong, and the next day newspapers ran the…