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Oscars 2015: The Academy Awards explained

The 2015 Academy Awards are taking place in Los Angeles on Sunday.

But how much do we really know about the Oscars?

The BBC's Will Gompertz explains all, including, who 'Oscar' is.

Video Journalist: Dan Curtis. Producer: Rebecca Donovan.

Images courtesy Thinkstock and Getty. Archive footage courtesy of British Pathé.

  • 22 Feb 2015
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