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Kirk Douglas, the appearance of a 101-year-old star

The last representative of the Golden Hollywood receives a tribute to go on stage to deliver the award for Best Film script

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Kirk Douglas, the appearance of a 101-year-old star
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Undoubtedly, one of moments that will be most remembered of gala of 75 º Golden Globes, celebrated yesterday in Los Angeles, has been emotional appearance, in wheelchair and to its 101 years, of last big live star of Golden Hollywood , Kirk Douglas. His presence on stage of hotel Beverly Hilton, with all auditorium set on foot Aplaudiéndole, has served to give him one more homage. The protagonist of films like Paths of Glory or Spartacus has presented, with his daughter-in-law, actress Carine Zeta-Jones, prize for best screenplay of a film.

Zeta-Jones took opportunity to underline that Kirk Douglas was a key figure in Hollywood to end blacklists, such as one practiced by McCarthyism, to hire novelist Dalton Trumbo, pursued by communist, to write Spartacus And make screenwriter's name appear in credits.

To se words, Douglas, with obvious difficulty, added that Zeta Jones had already said everything and that it was not necessary to pronounce speech that he had prepared.

In history of Golden Globes, awards given to world of film and television foreign journalists in Hollywood, Kirk Douglas was already protagonist when he won award for Best Actor in a dramatic film for his interpretation of artist Vincent van Gogh in red-Haired Madman (1956), and in 1968 received Cecil B. DeMille, who recognizes artists who have achieved "an incredible impact on world of entertainment."

Carine Zeta-Jones joins her far-in-law Kirk Douglas on stage to present award for Best Screenplay-Motion Picture! GoldenGlobes

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Douglas has not been only veteran at ceremony to have given a prize. The actors Rita Moreno, aged 86 years, have also enjoyed it. Carol Burnett, of 84, and Christopher Plummer (88).


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