Oscar statues ready for the big day

February 1, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
It is countdown to the Academy Awards and the Oscar statues are now ready. The 50 Oscar statuettes that are to be presented during the 80th Academy Awards ceremony are now on public display.

There's also an exhibition Oscar that visitors can hold in their hands and give an appropriate acceptance speech to anyone who'll listen.

The 'Meet the Oscars' display, now in its second year and is free to the public.

It is located on the fourth floor of the Hollywood and Highland Center.