Oscars 2014: Downpour Douses The 500-Foot Long Red Carpet

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The most glamorous of all runways, the 500-foot-long Oscars red carpet, might be a fashion disaster on Sunday.

The most glamorous of all runways, the 500-foot-long Oscars red carpet, might be a fashion disaster on Sunday.

A rare heavy rain storm on Friday in Southern California has soaked parts of the red carpet laid down on Hollywood Boulevard, where movie stars and Tinseltown powerbrokers will make their grand entrance to the Academy Awards, film's highest honors.

Oscars 2014 Preps

A woman sports high heels along a rain soaked red carpet ahead of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California – Reuters

Oscars 2014 Preps

Covered Oscars statues rest under a tent, to guard against rain, along the red carpet – Reuters

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A man clears rain water from the entrance of the Dolby Theater – Reuters

Oscars 2014 Preps

Oscars 2014 Preps

Oscars 2014 Preps

Volunteers standing in for talent that will attend the Academy Awards rehearse arrivals on the red carpet - Reuters

Oscars 2014 Preps

Oscars 2014 Preps

Oscars 2014 Preps

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