A man in a tuxedo presents the Best Actress Academy Award ('Oscar') to American actress Joan Crawford (1904 - 1977) for her performance in 'Mildred Pierce' as she lies in bed due to illness, Spring 1946. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Getty Images)

A man in a tuxedo presents the Best Actress Academy Award ('Oscar') to American actress Joan Crawford (1904 - 1977) for her performance in 'Mildred Pierce' as she lies in bed due to illness, Spring 1946. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Getty Images)