This legendary actress resurrected her Oscar dress from 56 years ago

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Rita Moreno'' s gown resurrection is evidence you shouldn'' t toss anything out.
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Re-wearing a gown at the Oscars might be viewed as a synthetic pas, however not if it was the gown you won an Oscar in 56 years earlier.

Iconic West Side Story starlet Rita Moreno cleaned off her gown from the 1962 Oscars for this year’s event at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre.

Now 86, Moreno used this sensational black and gold number the year she accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress for West Side Story. She’s one of simply 12 individuals to have actually won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.

“I would believe it would taint! ” she informed Ryan Seacrest throughout the E! red carpet broadcast, reported by Vanity Fair.

Moreno then reviewed the previous night she had actually used the gown. “ I had no concept I was going to win, I made sure it was going to be Judy Garland for Judgment at Nuremberg. I flew in from Manila in the Philippines simply in case, which is where this dress was made.”

Here’s the gown in 1962:

Moreno at the 1962 Oscars with fellow winners George Chakiris and Rock Hudson.

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And on Sunday:


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Don’t toss anything out men.

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