#1940s

Margaret Lockwood in 1949
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Margaret Lockwood in 1949

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Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles on the set of The Lady from Shanghai (1947) Gown by Jean Louis
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Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles on the set of The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Gown by Jean Louis

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Silvana Mangano in Riso Amaro (Bitter Rice) (1949)
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Silvana Mangano in Riso Amaro (Bitter Rice) (1949)

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Publicity still of Rita Hayworth dressed in 1890s costume for The Strawberry Blonde (1941) Gowns by Orry-Kelly
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Publicity still of Rita Hayworth dressed in 1890s costume for The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
Gowns by Orry-Kelly

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Bette Davis in Now Voyager (1942) Photographed by Bert Six
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Bette Davis in Now Voyager (1942)
Photographed by Bert Six

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Ginger Rogers wearing a sheer top in 1946
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Ginger Rogers wearing a sheer top in 1946

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Hedy Lamarr portrait from Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)
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Hedy Lamarr portrait from Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

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Portrait of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941) Photographed by George Hurrell
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Portrait of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941)
Photographed by George Hurrell

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Linda Darnell circa 1943 Photographed by Frank Powolny
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Linda Darnell circa 1943
Photographed by Frank Powolny

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Judy Garland singing “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” 

This song was first introduced by Judy Garland in the movie Meet Me in St. Louis (1944).

Irene Dunne in Unfinished Business (1941)
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Irene Dunne in Unfinished Business (1941)

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Betty Lou Gerson in The Red Menace (1949)
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Betty Lou Gerson in The Red Menace (1949)

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