The original closing credits theme music for the annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Annual Awards Ceremony, "The OSCARS" on ABC Television Network.
Each January, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast in February when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in filmmaking.
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Music from the following pieces:
0:00 - "Hooray for Hollywood" by Richard A Whiting & Johnny Mercer
0:46 - "That's Entertainment" by Arthur Schwartz & Howard Dietz
1:04 - "Theme from E.T." by John Williams
1:25 - Theme from Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing by Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster
1:39 - "Oklahoma" (from Oklahoma) by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
1:53 - "Take My Breath Away" (from Top Gun) by Giorgio Moroder/performed by Berlin
2:10 - Theme from Chariots of Fire by Vangelis
2:26 - Theme from Born Free (overlaps with Theme from Chariots of Fire) by John Barry & Don Black
2:40 - Theme from Around the World in 80 Days by Victor Young
2:56 - "Moon River" (from Breakfast at Tiffany's) by Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer
3:03 - "Chim Chim Cher-ee" (from Mary Poppins) by Robert B & Richard M Sherman
3:20 - "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" (from Arthur) by Christopher Cross, B. Bacharach, C. Sager & P. Allen
3:53 - "Ready To Take a Chance Again" (from Foul Play) by Barry Manilow
4:03 - "Fame" (from Fame) by Michael Gore & Dean Pitchford, performed by Irene Cara
4:33 - "Flashdance... What a Feeling" (from Flashdance) by Giorgio Moroder, Keith Forsey & Irene Cara
4:47 - Theme from Rocky (Gonna Fly Now) by Bill Conti, Carol Connors & Ayn Robbins
5:13 - March from Raiders of the Lost Ark by John Williams
5:29 - Main Title from Star Wars by John Williams
5:51 - "That's Entertainment" (reprise) by Arthur Schwartz & Howard Dietz