Vintage Oscars Photos That Will Take You On A Trip Back In Time

03/01/2014 07:59 am ET | Updated Mar 03, 2014

The 86th annual Academy Awards are almost here, so before March 2, let's take a journey back in time.

Prior to the era of Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, stars like Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood graced the silver screen and made their way into many hearts. As did celebrities like Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and Sonny and Cher.

These vintage Oscars photos, provided by mptv Images, will transport you to the '50s, '60s and '70s:

  • Audrey Hepburn
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    Audrey Hepburn in Paramount's portrait gallery dressing room prior to attending the 27th annual Academy Awards in 1955.
  • Clark Gable and Doris Day
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    Clark Gable and Doris Day at the 30th annual Academy Awards in 1958.
  • Elizabeth Taylor
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    Elizabeth Taylor with Eddie Fisher at the 32nd annual Academy Awards in 1960.
  • Frank Sinatra
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    Frank Sinatra hosting the 35th annual Academy Awards in 1963.
  • Natalie Wood
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    Natalie Wood at the 38th annual Academy Awards in 1966.
  • Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty
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    Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty the 38th annual Academy Awards in 1966.
  • Barbra Streisand
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    Barbra Streisand wearing a see-through sequined Scaasi pantsuit at the 41st annual Academy Awards in 1969.
  • Sonny and Cher
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    Sonny and Cher Bono at the 45th annual Academy Awards in 1973.

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