03:21 AM EDT 07/06/2014

Add PEOPLE News

Jaws

Credit: Mark Davis/Wireimage. Inset: Universal Pictures/Getty
POLL: What Did You Think of the Jaws Theme at the Oscars?

Jaws Theme Cuts Off Chatty Oscar Winners

Originally posted 02/25/2013 01:00PM

The message to Oscar winners on Sunday night? If you go over the allotted time, prepare for a shark attack.

The terrifying theme from Jaws greeted winners who took too long during their acceptance speech.

Life of Pi was the first movie to experience the infamous "da dum, da dum, da dum" notes when it nabbed the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

The film's special effects supervisor, Bill Westenhofer, accepted the award and the music cut off his speech entirely as he tried to spread awareness about his company's bankruptcy.

Read More

From Our Partners