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100 BAFTA Moments - Ginger Rogers Receives a Standing Ovation

31 January 2015

8 days to go - Rogers presented the Best Film award in 1986

In 1986, Ginger Rogers attended the Film Awards to announce the winner of the Best FIlm, which was awarded to The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985). When her name was announced the audience cheered, and as this iconic figure in cinema's history approached the stage she received a standing ovation! 

Thank you my sweet and friendly England! 

Watch this lovely moment in full below. 

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