Rin Tin Tin
publication date: Friday, April 24, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)
clue: One of Hollywood's biggest early stars, who almost won the first Oscar for Best Actor, was also one of its littlest in stature.
explanation: According to Hollywood legend, Rin Tin Tin had enough votes to win the Oscar, but the Academy feared not being taken seriously and created a rule that votes for non-humans would be discarded. more…
intended difficulty: medium
solved by: Russ Wilhelm