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Award Season: most memorable acceptance speeches over the years

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1948 Oscars: Jane Wyman

An example of a short but funny speech came from Jane Wyman, who won the Best Actress award in 1948 for playing a deaf-mute in "Johnny Belinda": "I accept this very gratefully for keeping my mouth shut. I think I'll do it again."

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