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Vintage slideshow: Classic movie stars celebrate their Oscar wins

Who doesn't love the Oscars? While the golden statuette, Hollywood's ultimate prize, hasn't always gone to the most beloved stars (Cary Grant never earned one), several of our favorites have been honored by their peers on past Oscar nights.

Clark Gable with his 1935 Best Actor Oscar for "It Happened One Night."
Clark Gable with his 1935 Best Actor Oscar for "It Happened One Night."Tumblr
Barry Fitzgerald, Ingrid Bergman and Bing Crosby celebrate their wins in 1945.
Barry Fitzgerald, Ingrid Bergman and Bing Crosby celebrate their wins in 1945.Pinterest

Witness the delight of newly minted Oscar winners clutching their awards in these vintage photos: From Ingrid Bergman and Bing Crosby to Frank Sinatra and Donna Reed to Jimmy Stewart and Ginger Rogers, to Lee Marvin and Julie Christie, these stars were all smiles on their big night.

Some of these actors may be long gone but the work they did in movies -- and these photos of their big moment -- live on.