William C. DeMille timeline

  • 1st Academy Awards

    The 1st Academy Awards were presented on May 16, 1929, at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Tickets cost $5 and fewer than... Read more

  • 2nd Academy Awards

    The 2nd Academy Awards were presented on April 3, 1930 at an awards banquet in the Cocoanut Grove of The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, and... Read more