If you were looking to congratulate Frank Sinatra at the 26th #Oscars in 1954 on his Supporting Actor win for "From Here to Eternity," you would have had a hard time finding him.
“I ducked the party, lost the crowds, and took a walk," Sinatra later confessed. "Just me and Oscar! I think I relived my entire lifetime that night as I walked up and down the streets of Beverly Hills. Even when a cop stopped me, he couldn’t bring me down to earth…"
~ From "The Academy"
Remembering Sarah Jones; the young Camera Assistant killed seven years ago today in an act of selfish and negligent homicide by an overly ambitious Director who to this day has never received the appropriate punishment for his deeds.
Read more and honor Sarah Jones:
The Data behind Hollywood's Sexism
Where are all the women and girls in film? Social scientist Stacy Smith analyzes how the media underrepresents and portrays women -- and the potentially destructive effects those portrayals have on viewers. She shares hard data behind gender bias in Hollywood, where on-screen males outnumber females three to one (and behind-the-camera workers fare even worse.)