Archive for February 22nd, 2009

It only takes about 13 seconds to make an Oscar. Make, not win.
And the 13 1/2 inch tall and 8 1/2 pound statuettes are made in Chicago.   And just in case you wondered, they’re made of a gold-plated  high-grade pewter alloy known as britannia. It only takes about 2 days to make the 50 or so Oscars [...]

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