Dior show outlines place in cinema history

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Mannequins in Christian Dior designs are seen at an exhibition at the childhood home of the designer in Granville, Normandy, France, Thursday, May 10, 2012. Going back to where it all began, a new exhibit in the childhood home of legendary designer Christian Dior in Normandy sheds new light on the house's huge contribution to the silver screen.The setting also provides rare insight into how a young Dior - a mama's boy who liked to spend time in the garden - became inspired by the Granville landscape and decided to dedicate his life to fashion. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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Going back to where it all began, a new exhibit in the childhood home of legendary designer Christian Dior in Normandy sheds new light on the house's huge contribution to the silver screen. The show "Stars in Dior" opens May 12 at the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, Normandy, and runs through Sept. 23.

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