The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin
The Academy Awards were invented to keep actors from demanding more money and control over their careers, and it worked for quite some time. Rin Tin Tin was a famous German shepherd who starred in quite a few hits movies in the 1920s. Did the dog get cheated out of an Oscar in 1929? Simon Whistler of Today I Found Out tells the story.