Oscar Recognition for Carla Laemmle

Published December 28, 2014 by biggayhorrorfan

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There are to do’s and then there are just dues and the grand Carla Laemmle, who passed away this fall at the age of 104, is certainly deserving of every accolade she can get. Speaking the first lines in Universal’s classic Dracula definitely got her recognition in this life and her family is hoping to get her a little spotlight in the afterlife, as well.

They are urging people to contact the powers-that-be at the Academy Awards to ensure that Carla is recognized in the “In Memoriam” section this February, 2015.carla2

They’ve provided a handy statement that you can cut and paste and then add your name to:

“Please add Carla Laemmle to the 2015 Academy Awards’ In Memoriam. She was the niece of Universal founder Carl Laemmle, and a very important part of Hollywood history. She appeared in many great films including Phantom of the Opera (1925), Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1927), Dracula (1931), and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935). Her impact and legacy will not soon be forgotten, and it would be a great honor to her memory to be included. Thank you.”

The link to send the message to is below:

http://www.oscars.org/form/send-message

Laemmle, who was giddily effervescent and completely dedicated to her fans until the end, is truly worthy of this distinguished send-off.

Until the next time – SWEET love and pink GRUE, Big Gay Horror Fan!

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