For those unfamiliar with this story you may be interested to know that the Oscar statuette was modelled on the Mexican filmmaker and actor Emilio Fernández. Click here: http://www.studio360.org/story/oscars-real-name-is-emilio/ for the full story.

Emilio Fernandez in the 1934 movie Janitzio (Luis Marquez Romay)Emilio Fernandez in the 1934 movie Janitzio (Luis Marquez Romay)

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