Highly illustrated A_Z guide to the designers of the golden age of the movies and the golden age of lush, elegant, elaborate and stylish costume design.
Outfits and actresses that contributed to key Hollywood films are referenced here, from Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn to Barbara Streisand in classic films of the era. Powerful monochrome stills accompany the text and provide hundreds of examples. This fascinating, comprehensive reference work lavishly illustrated provides biographical/career data for major American, British and French designers since 1909: Theoni V. Aldredge (The Great Gatsby), Edith Head, (The Greatest Show on Earth), Orry-Kelly (An American in Paris), Irene Sharaff (Funny Girl) and many others. Updated to 1988, with over 400 new film credits. 177 illustrations and an index of 6,000 film titles.Illustrations:
177 black and white photographs. ISBN 10: