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Oscars 2018: Actress Rita Moreno Repeats Her 1962 Oscars Gown

Lifestyle | Associated Press | March 5, 2018, 7:12 am
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 Hollywood actress repeated her Oscars' 1962 gown at the 90th Academy Awards. She said it was time for her gown from the 1962 Oscars to make a comeback, so she decided to wear it for Oscars 2018 while walking the red carpet. (Image: Reuters)

Hollywood actress repeated her Oscars' 1962 gown at the 90th Academy Awards. She said it was time for her gown from the 1962 Oscars to make a comeback, so she decided to wear it for Oscars 2018 while walking the red carpet. (Image: Reuters)

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 The 86-year-old actress told the story behind the gown she wore 56 years ago and how she never expected to win best-supporting actress for her role in

The 86-year-old actress told the story behind the gown she wore 56 years ago and how she never expected to win best-supporting actress for her role in "West Side Story." (Image: AFP)

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 Moreno recounted how she came to the 1962 Oscars

Moreno recounted how she came to the 1962 Oscars "never dreaming I would win" because she was up against Judy Garland. (Image: AP)

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 The Puerto Rican actress and singer flew in from the Philippines where she was (Image: Reuters)" title=" The Puerto Rican actress and singer flew in from the Philippines where she was "making a really crappy World War II movie, playing yet another native girl" and had a dressmaker in Manila make the gown.
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The Puerto Rican actress and singer flew in from the Philippines where she was "making a really crappy World War II movie, playing yet another native girl" and had a dressmaker in Manila make the gown.
(Image: Reuters)

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 Rita even remembered the dressmaker's name: Jose Moreno. (Image: AP)

Rita even remembered the dressmaker's name: Jose Moreno. (Image: AP)

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 Moreno says she hopes he was watching and

Moreno says she hopes he was watching and "gets to see this extraordinary dress again." (Image: AP)

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 Rita said the dress has been hanging in her closet ever since and needed a bit of adjusting in the back in order to wear at Oscars 2018. (Image: AFP)

Rita said the dress has been hanging in her closet ever since and needed a bit of adjusting in the back in order to wear at Oscars 2018. (Image: AFP)