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Final preparations for Oscars 2012

Preparations are under way for the most eagerly awaited showbiz ceremony of the year.

The red carpet has been rolled out and the stars are heading into town for the 84th Oscar ceremony.

But this year's event could be remembered as a distinctly European affair, with the French film The Artist favourite to win several awards.

Will Gompertz reports.

  • 24 Feb 2012
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