Host Billy Crystal began the 84th Annual Academy Awards show with two of his signature bits -- a montage featuring himself in several nominated films followed by a song.
Presenters Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz laugh as they announce the winner for Best Achievement in Make Up at the Academy Awards.
Robert Richardson holds the Oscar he won for Achievement in Cinematography for "Hugo" at the 84th Academy Awards.
Octavia Spencer cried during her acceptance speech as she took home the award for Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in "The Help."
TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Rich Middlemas accept their Oscars for Best Documentary feature film for "Undefeated."
Ben Stiller and Emma Stone clown around on stage as they present the nominees for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog introduce a special performance by Cirque Du Soleil.
Cirque Du Soleil perform at the 84th Academy Awards.
Christopher Plummer accepts the Oscar for best supporting actor for his role in "Beginners," commenting that he's only a few years younger than Oscar.
Octavia Spencer cries as she accepts her award as Best Supporting Actress for "The Help."
Michel Hazanavicius blows a kiss as he accepts the Best Director award for his work on "The Artist."
French actor Jean Dujardin celebrates his win as Best Actor for "The Artist."
Perennial favorite Meryl Streep accepts her award as Best Actress for "The Iron Lady."
Producer of "The Artist" Thomas Langmann accepts the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year.
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