Vintage Oscar Pics to Inspire Your Red Carpet Weekend

Presenters on stage at the 1950 Academy Awards. All images via

The 86th annual Academy Awards air this weekend, which means we’ll be parked in front of our televisions, rooting for our fave films of 2013, and ‘ohh’-ing and ‘ahh’-ing over all those gorgeous gowns. To get you geared up for the final awards show of the season, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite throwback Oscar pics, chock-full of old Hollywood glitz and glamour.

Whether you’re planning to host your own red carpet viewing party or just eagerly awaiting the announcement of ‘Best Actress,’ these vintage Oscar pics are sure to win your heart.

Audrey Hepburn cradles the award she won for Roman Holiday.

John Wayne and Olivia DeHavillan onstage during the 1953 Oscars.

Presenters Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly wait backstage at the 1956 Academy Awards.

Natalie Wood gets her hair done prior to the 1962 Oscars.

Elizabeth Taylor walks through the crowd at the 1961 Oscars.

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2 Responses to Vintage Oscar Pics to Inspire Your Red Carpet Weekend

  1. theblackcape 02/25/2014 at 5:37 pm #

    Wow amazing pics! 🙂

  2. Sydney 02/26/2014 at 10:45 am #

    I love Roman Holiday!

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