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Sunday 24 September 2017

The Oscars in numbers

This weekend sees Hollywood's biggest night - the Oscars. Here is the ceremony in numbers:

6,124 - members of the academy who are eligible to vote

50 - Oscar statuettes created for the ceremony

2,951 - Oscar statuettes handed out since the ceremony began

13.5 - the height in inches of the statuettes (34.3cm)

2 - the number of people who know the results before the envelopes are opened

500 - the length of the red carpet outside the Dolby Theatre in feet

78 - photographers on the red carpet last year

83 - countries submitting foreign language films

225 - countries where the Oscar telecast will be seen

43.7 million - Americans who watched last year's ceremony

19 - the number of times Bob Hope hosted the awards - a record

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