Oscar 1958: Speeches

“I'm so loaded down with good-luck charms I could hardly make it up the stairs.” David Niven, Best Actor, Separate Tables (1958).

“If Hollywood had not done so many funny pictures, I would not be here tonight. For all those great comedians, I am not the uncle, but the nephew.” Jacques Tati, French director of Mon Oncle (My Uncle), winner of the 1958 Best Foreign-Language Oscar.