Because Hollywood knew it owed a great deal to Edison for having invented the moving picture, he was awarded this Academy Award, the first, for his lifetime of work in the industry. The document was signed by all the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, and many others.
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July 7, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
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