A Brief History of Animals Walking the Red Carpet

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This past Sunday, on the carpet for War Horse’s London premiere, one particularly handsome face stood out among the celebrities (and royals!). It belonged to a horse. Someone had the brilliant idea to bring one of the fourteen equine actors who played Joey to the premiere, and the resulting photos — including a particularly intense nuzzle session with Steven Spielberg, above — were delightful.  But this is, of course, not the first time that a talented animal has made an appearance at a movie premiere.  In fact, animals walk the red carpet on a fairly regular basis, and sometimes they even wear tuxes.  Animals in tuxes! Just click already.

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