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How to Make an Oscar Answered

Ever wanted to know how to make your own movie award?

Here's a quick behind-the-scenes peek at the plant in Chicago which produces LA's favourite door-stop:

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Bran (author)2008-01-24

Oh, I thought you meant a Oscar Meyer Weiner.

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Bran (author)Kiteman2008-01-24

It's a hotdog brand - you know, with the little jingle that goes like "Oh I wish I was an Oscar Meyer Weiner, ...."

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Kiteman (author)Bran2008-01-24

It must be an American thing ...

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2008-01-24
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whatsisface (author)ll.132008-01-24

I believe the story goes that an actor (or possibly a librarian?) said once that the award looked like her Uncle Oscar, and the name stuck. Try some google.

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uguy (author)2008-01-24

I have two of them in an aquarium in the den. Their names are Mo and Curly. Larry went belly up a few years back.

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