Holding the precious backstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards
Statuettes are ready for their moment in the spotlight at the ceremony
Best Actress winner Sandra Bullock watches her Oscar for "The Blind Side" get its personalized name plate at the Governors Ball in 2010
The name plate that will be affixed to the Best Picture Oscar for "The Hurt Locker"
PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Brad Oltmanns guards the envelopes in the wings of the stage
PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas walk their booty down the red carpet.
Preparations for last year's Oscars
Workmen lay the red carpet on Hollywood Boulevard last year
2013 winners Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence in the wings
Host Jon Stewart watches rehearsals in 2008
Place cards for 2004 ceremony
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie backstage in 2012, the year her leg became a meme
Host Billy Crystal watches Tom Cruise on a monitor in the wings
Tom Cruise congratulates Best Actress winner Meryl Streep outside the press room in 2012
Adele totes her "Skyfall" Oscar backstage in 2013
Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov take the "Winners Walk" with "Argo"
William Shatner seen on a monitor backstage at the Oscars in 2013
Jennifer Lawrence with her trophy last year
Christian Bale with Octavia Spencer after she won her Oscar in 2012
Christopher Plummer gets his Oscar name plate in 2012
Rain in the forecast? No worries: A canopy shields Oscar goers from any precipitation