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Shirley MacLaine's Acceptance Speech

Clip: Season 46 Episode 16 | 2m 15s

Shirley MacLaine accepts her Career Achievement Honor for her remarkable career comprising more than 50 feature films highlighted by an Academy Award® win and six nominations, seven Golden Globe® Awards — including the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement — and six Emmy® Award nominations.

Aired: 02/15/19

Rating: NR

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