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The moment when the wrong Best Picture winner was announcedby Simon Brew


From the Oscars 2017, see the moment where it was revealed La La Land hadn't won Best Picture...

So this is a first. In an Oscars show that was otherwise pretty free from controversy or moments of muddlement, come the end of the ceremony, arguably the greatest Oscar mishap of all time took place. For the first time in the history of the Academy Awards, the wrong Best Picture winner was announced. Here’s the moment when it happened….


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Initially, it looked as if Warren Beatty, the presenter of the award, had read out the wrong name. But that's not quite how it happened, as he explains. And you have to say that the La La Land team handled it with incredible class.

Congratulations, too, to the team behind the terrific Moonlight. It’ll be a long time before we see an Oscar moment quite like this.

Here's the full list of winners.


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