And the winner is...
And apparently, Spielberg got his start in the movie business right here in Philadelphia, where he saw his very first movie.
The film he saw was "The Greatest Show on Earth" directed by Cecil B. DeMille. His father took him to see the film.
His fate as a director was sealed that night, he said.
And, ironically enough, the award he received was called the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award.