Take Two for February 22, 2013

Oscars 2013: What makes a good or bad Oscar speech?

Oscar Speeches


Actress Sally Field accepts her Academy Award for best actress in the film "Places in the Heart" at the Oscar ceremonies in Los Angeles March 26, 1985. "I can't deny the fact you like me, " she said in her acceptance speech, "Right now, you like me."

Oscar Speech


Halle Berry accepts her Oscar for best actress for her role in Monsters Ball during the 74th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 24, 2002, in Los Angeles. Berry is the first African-American woman to win a best actress Oscar.

Another place in the show that we'll hear the orchestra play is before, during and after the winners' speeches. Every year you have a couple of moving speeches, a few awful speeches, but mostly OK speeches that no one remembers.

So, what does it take to make a memorable speech? KPCC's Patt Morrison joins us to explain.

Memorable Oscar Speeches:

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