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Bette Davis injected politics into awards show fashion in 1936, when, nominated for best actress for her role in "Dangerous," a film she disdained, she attended wearing a simple blue-and-white dress and coat designed by Orry Kelly. Her intention was to look like the hired help, which was what she felt like under contract to Warner Bros.
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( Associated Press / March 5, 1936 )

Bette Davis injected politics into awards show fashion in 1936, when, nominated for best actress for her role in "Dangerous," a film she disdained, she attended wearing a simple blue-and-white dress and coat designed by Orry Kelly. Her intention was to look like the hired help, which was what she felt like under contract to Warner Bros.

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