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According to John Harkness's book "The 1999 Academy Awards Handbook", Maurice Jarre, in his speech accepting the 1984 Best Original Score Oscar for A Passage to India (1984), expressed his gratitude that Amadeus (1984) had not been Oscar-nominated for Best Original Score. An obvious joke, since none of Amadeus' ... ...
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Severals scenes show the use of stage smoke, which looks like it was created with dry ice. While dry ice was not achieved until the 1800s, stage smoke through other means is recorded to have been used for instance on the Globe Theater as early as in the 16th century. We might assume that the production crew used dry ice to portray the smoke to not foul up the sets with noxious smells from "genuine" 18th century stage smoke.
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