Greer Garson

1943: Greer Garson's rambling acceptance speech for the actress statuette for "Mrs. Miniver" is the longest in Oscar history, clocking in at 5 minutes, 30 seconds, according to Guinness. The following year the academy instituted a time limit. Photo: Teresa Wright, left, and Greer Garson in the film "Mrs. Miniver."
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