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Miss Scarlet

Miss Scarlet (Lesley Ann Warren) is a character from the board game, Clue. In the film adaptation, she is a socialite who runs an illegal escort service, for which she is being blackmailed by Mr. Boddy. In one of the ends, she killed the cop in the library with a lead pipe.

Lady Edith Crawley

Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael) is the aristocratic second daughter of Robert and Cora Crawley on Downton Abbey. Set in post-Edwardian England, Lady Edith Crawley is glamorous and fashionable for the period. As many women from that period, she is concerned with class distinction and propriety, but she often pushes boundaries and establishes herself in the writing and business world.

Howard Hughes

The film, The Aviator, is based on the real-life Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio), an aviation pioneer and Hollywood director who succumbed to his severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. The film chronicles his life from the 1920’s to the 1940’s, so his wardrobe is influenced by those time periods.

Mrs. White

In Clue, Mrs. White (Madeline Kahn) is a “black widow” who had her husbands disappear or die mysteriously. She is a guest of Mr. Boddy’s, and is also being blackmailed by him. The maid had an affair with one of her husbands, so in one of the endings, she killed the maid in the billiard room with a rope.

Bombshell Batman

DC Bombshells is an alternate reality that takes place during WWII. Batman is a hard-boiled private eye in this universe, drawing from the 1940’s detective/film noir archetype that was popular at the time. Just put the patch on the vest and you’re good to go!

Charlotte

On The Strain, Charlotte (Rhona Mitra) is a mid-western farmer and Fet’s lover. Following the nuclear bomb in New York City, Fet and Quinlan move west to find a solution to the strigoi outbreak in the city, and Charlotte comes to their aid. As a beautiful but rugged farm girl, Charlotte’s clothing is all about utility, and she’s very comfortable with hunting and the outdoors.

Bombshell Batgirl

DC Bombshells is an alternate reality where female superheroes guard the homefront during WWII. In this reality, Batgirl is an ace pilot for the French Air Force.

Adam

In Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and alternate Civil War history, Adam (Rufus Sewell) is the leader of the 5000-year-old order of vampires. Since he turned Henry Sturges and killed his wife, Sturges makes it his life goal to eradicate vampires.

Mary Todd Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is an alternate history set during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is one of the only people who knows that Lincoln hunts vampires, and she encourages him to run for office and fight the vampires in the war.

Marcela Howard

Marcela Howard is the wife of Charles Howard, the owner of the champion racehorse, Seabiscuit. In the film, Seabiscuit, Elizabeth Banks plays the young and fashionable socialite. Her impeccable style is typical of 1930’s fashion.