Oscars in numbers

27 February 2011, 21:16

Here are the Oscars in numbers:

:270 - The number of guests who attended the first ceremony at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in 1929.

:15 - The number of Oscar statuettes handed out at that ceremony.

:3 - The number of times the ceremony has not gone ahead as planned. In 1938 flooding in Los Angeles delayed it by a week. The event was postponed in 1968 following the murder of Dr Martin Luther King Jr and in 1981 after the failed assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.

:13.5 - The height in inches of the Oscar statuette.

:2,768 - The number of awards given out before tonight's ceremony.

:5,755 - The number of Academy members who can vote for the Oscars.

:500 - The approximate length in feet of the red carpet at the Kodak Theatre where the ceremony is being held.

:19 - The number of times Bob Hope hosted the event - a record that stillstands.

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