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Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is awarded periodically by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Governors Awards ceremonies to "creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production." The award is named for Irving Thalberg, legendary head of the Production Division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, who developed the company's reputation for sophisticated films. The trophy itself is a bust of Thalberg rather than the familiar "Oscar" statuette. However, it is still counted as an "honorary Oscar". The award was established in 1937 and was first presented at the 10th Academy Awards, in March 1938. There have been 39 statuettes awarded to date.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
Awarded for creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production.
Country United States
Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
First awarded 1938
Last awarded 2010
Website oscars.org

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List of recipientsEdit

Year Image Honorees Ref.
1937   Darryl F. Zanuck
1938 Hal B. Wallis
1939   David O. Selznick
1941   Walt Disney
1942   Sidney Franklin
1943 Hal B. Wallis
1944   Darryl F. Zanuck
1946   Samuel Goldwyn
1948 Jerry Wald
1950   Darryl F. Zanuck
1951 Arthur Freed
1952   Cecil B. DeMille
1953   George Stevens
1956 Buddy Adler
1958   Jack L. Warner
1961   Stanley Kramer
1963 Sam Spiegel
1965   William Wyler
1966   Robert Wise
1967   Alfred Hitchcock
1970   Ingmar Bergman
1973 Lawrence Weingarten
1975   Mervyn LeRoy
1976   Pandro S. Berman
1977 Walter Mirisch
1979 Ray Stark
1981   Albert R. Broccoli
1986   Steven Spielberg
1987   Billy Wilder
1990 David Brown
  Richard D. Zanuck
1991   George Lucas
1994   Clint Eastwood
1996 Saul Zaentz
1998   Norman Jewison
1999   Warren Beatty
2000   Dino De Laurentiis
2009 John Calley
2010   Francis Ford Coppola

Other nomineesEdit

Other nominees for the 11th Academy Awards (the only year for which non-winning nominations were announced):

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