Topics

Lauren Bacall
Motion picture academy gets a digital makeover with redesigned website
Motion picture academy gets a digital makeover with redesigned website

If only Humphrey Bogart had known how hot he'd be on YouTube. Since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences posted a home video of Bogart and Lauren Bacall sailing on their yacht in 1949, the one minute, 42-second clip of the glamorous couple has been viewed more than 36,000 times on the academy's YouTube channel. The academy's archive is a trove of such Hollywood heirlooms, but until recently they've been available only to visitors to its Margaret Herrick Library on La Cienega Boulevard or attendees at academy events. On Thursday, the organization will launch a redesigned Web page at Oscars.org that opens the academy's archive to Internet users,...

Loading