Longest film documentary: “Grandmother Martha,” a 1996 Dutch film about the life of ex-actress and entertainer Martha Stelloo, runs 24 hours, 12 minutes.
Most people thanked by an Oscar winner: On March 13, 1947, Olivia de Havilland thanked 27 people by name in her speech when she won best actress for “To Each His Own.”
Most retakes for one scene with dialogue: It’s been claimed that Stanley Kubrick asked Shelly Duvall for 127 retakes in his 1980 horror film, “The Shining.”
Highest fee per minute for an actor in a TV advertisement: Oscar winner Nicole Kidman reportedly earned $3.71 million — $928,800 per minute — for starring in a four-minute commercial for Chanel No. 5 last December.
Oldest No. 1 box-office star: Marie Dressler was 64 when she became the No. 1 box-office star in 1933.
In 2005, the Guinness Book of Records turns 50. The anniversary edition of the book may hold the record for the most categories in a book of records, but don’t quote us. Here are some of the Hollywood records, courtesy the LA Times.