Elia Kazan receives an honorary Academy Award from Martin Scorsese in 1999

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Director Martin Scorsese, left, hugs Elia Kazan after presenting him an academy honorary award during the 71st Annual Academy Awards in March 1999. Kazan, the hard-driving immigrant's son whose triumphs included the original Broadway productions of "Death of a Salesman'' and "A Streetcar... AP/Eric Draper