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Hollywood Costume

Hollywood Costume Author Deborah Nadoolman Landis
ISBN-10 1419709828
Release 2013-10-01
Pages 272
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Features the best costume designs from the past one hundred years of Hollywood films, showcasing the talents of such designers as Sandy Powell, Adrian, and Travis Banton.


Dressed Author Deborah Nadoolman Landis
ISBN-10 9780060816506
Release 2007-11-27
Pages 592
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From the lavish productions of Hollywood's Golden Age through the high-tech blockbusters of today, the most memorable movies all have one thing in common: they rely on the magical transformations rendered by the costume designer. Whether spectacular or subtle, elaborate or barely there, a movie costume must be more than merely a perfect fit. Each costume speaks a language all its own, communicating mood, personality, and setting, and propelling the action of the movie as much as a scripted line or synthetic clap of thunder. More than a few acting careers have been launched on the basis of an unforgettable costume, and many an era defined by the intuition of a costume designer—think curvy Mae West in I'm No Angel (Travis Banton, costume designer), Judy Garland in A Star is Born (Jean Louis and Irene Sharaff, costume designers), Diane Keaton in Annie Hall (Ruth Morley, costume designer), or Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (Deborah Nadoolman Landis, costume designer). In Dressed: A Century of Hollywood Costume Design, Academy Award-nominated costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis showcases one hundred years of Hollywood's most tantalizing costumes and the characters they helped bring to life. Drawing on years of extraordinary research, Landis has uncovered both a treasure trove of costume sketches and photographs—many of them previously unpublished—and a dazzling array of first-person anecdotes that inform and enhance the images. Along the way she also provides and eye-opening, behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of the costume designer's art, from its emergence as a key element of cinematic collaboration to its limitless future in the era of CGI. A lavish tribute that mingles words and images of equal luster, Dressed is one book no film and fashion lover should be without.

Hollywood Costume

Hollywood Costume Author Dale McConathy
ISBN-10 UOM:39015031636767
Release 1976-01-01
Pages 317
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Edith Head

Edith Head Author Jay Jorgensen
ISBN-10 9780762441730
Release 2010-10-05
Pages 400
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All About Eve. Funny Face. Sunset Blvd. Rear Window. Sabrina. A Place in the Sun. The Ten Commandments. Scores of iconic films of the last century had one thing in common: costume designer Edith Head (1897–1981). She racked up an unprecedented 35 Oscar nods and 400 film credits over the course of a fifty-year career. Never before has the account of Hollywood's most influential designer been so thoroughly revealed—because never before have the Edith Head Archives of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences been tapped. This unprecedented access allows this book to be a one-of-a-kind survey, bringing together a spectacular collection of rare and never-before-seen sketches, costume test shots, behind-the- scenes photos, and ephemera.

Hollywood Sketchbook

Hollywood Sketchbook Author Deborah Nadoolman Landis
ISBN-10 0061984965
Release 2012-10-16
Pages 600
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In Hollywood Sketchbook, Academy Award-nominated costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis, president of the Hollywood Costume Designers Guild, showcases more than 1,000 illustrations of costumes from classic motion pictures, many of the designs never before seen by the general public. In this stunning follow-up to her acclaimed Dressed: A Century of Hollywood Costume Design, Landis tell the story of costume design from the birth of the movies to the present day—presenting the work of one hundred of the most provocative and pioneering costume design artists of the last century, including Pauline Annon, Cecil Beaton, Bonnie Cashin, Joe De Yong, and Charles LeMaire.

Creating the Illusion Turner Classic Movies

Creating the Illusion  Turner Classic Movies Author Jay Jorgensen
ISBN-10 9780762458073
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 432
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Marilyn Monroe made history by standing over a subway grating in a white pleated halter dress designed by William Travilla. Hubert de Givenchy immortalized the Little Black Dress with a single opening scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. A red nylon jacket signaled to audiences that James Dean was a Rebel Without a Cause. For more than a century, costume designers have left indelible impressions on moviegoers’ minds. Yet until now, so little has been known about the designers themselves and their work to complement and enrich stories through fashion. Creating the Illusion presents the history of fashion on film, showcasing not only classic moments from film favorites, but a host of untold stories about the creative talent working behind the scenes to dress the stars from the silent era to the present day. Among the book’s sixty-five designer profiles are Clare West, Howard Greer, Adrian, Walter Plunkett, Travis Banton, Irene, Edith Head, Cecil Beaton, Bob Mackie, and Colleen Atwood. The designers’ stories are set against the backdrop of Hollywood: how they collaborated with great movie stars and filmmakers; how they maneuvered within the studio system; and how they came to design clothing that remains iconic decades after its first appearance. The array of films discussed and showcased through photos spans more than one hundred years, from draping Rudolph Valentino in exotic “sheik” dress to the legendary costuming of Gone with the Wind, Alfred Hitchcock thrillers, Bonnie and Clyde, Reservoir Dogs, and beyond. This gloriously illustrated volume includes candid photos of the designers at work, portraits and wardrobe tests of stars in costume, and designer sketches. Drawing from archival material and dozens of new interviews with award-winning designers, authors Jay Jorgensen and Donald L. Scoggins offer a highly informative, lavish, and entertaining history of Hollywood costume design.

Hollywood costume design

Hollywood costume design Author David Chierichetti
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105036606684
Release 1976
Pages 192
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Edith Head

Edith Head Author David Chierichetti
ISBN-10 0060567406
Release 2003-12-23
Pages 272
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An intimate biography of Edith Head, Hollywood's most prolific and controversial costume designer, illustrated with sketches and photographs of her best designs and the stars who wore them.

Hollywood Catwalk

Hollywood Catwalk Author Tamar Jeffers McDonald
ISBN-10 9781848850392
Release 2010-06-15
Pages 240
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By analysing various examples in classic and contemporary Hollywood films, this book illustrates how the costume is a crucial element in the transformation of the female image.

Costume Makeup and Hair

Costume  Makeup  and Hair Author Adrienne L. McLean
ISBN-10 9780813572970
Release 2016-10-07
Pages 272
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Movie buffs and film scholars alike often overlook the importance of makeup artists, hair stylists, and costumers. With precious few but notable exceptions, creative workers in these fields have received little public recognition, even when their artistry goes on to inspire worldwide fashion trends. From the acclaimed Behind the Silver Screen series, Costume, Makeup, and Hair charts the development of these three crafts in the American film industry from the 1890s to the present. Each chapter examines a different era in film history, revealing how the arts of cinematic costume, makeup, and hair, have continually adapted to new conditions, making the transitions from stage to screen, from monochrome to color, and from analog to digital. Together, the book’s contributors give us a remarkable glimpse into how these crafts foster creative collaboration and improvisation, often fashioning striking looks and ingenious effects out of limited materials. Costume, Makeup, and Hair not only considers these crafts in relation to a wide range of film genres, from sci-fi spectacles to period dramas, but also examines the role they have played in the larger marketplace for fashion and beauty products. Drawing on rare archival materials and lavish color illustrations, this volume provides readers with both a groundbreaking history of film industry labor and an appreciation of cinematic costume, makeup, and hairstyling as distinct art forms.

Costume Design in the Movies

Costume Design in the Movies Author Elizabeth Leese
ISBN-10 9780486265483
Release 1991-03
Pages 171
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Comprehensive, lavishly illustrated reference work provides biographical/career data for major designers (Adrian, Jean Louis, Edith Head, more). Updated to 1988, with over 400 new film credits. 177 illustrations. Index of 6,000 films.

Glamour and Mischief

Glamour and Mischief Author David Jervis
ISBN-10 0997854812
Release 2016-08-30
Pages 434
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Michael Woulfe was a starstruck Brooklyn boy when he stepped off a Greyhound bus in Hollywood in 1943. In his memoir, Glamour and Mischief!, he takes us on the roller coaster ride of an out-of-the-ordinary costume design career in the Golden Age of Hollywood.Michael encounters nastiness under the glittery surface of Hollywood, experiences the exhilaration of designing gowns for Judy Garland's gala film premiere of A Star Is Born, and tries to stay sane working under the heavy-handed direction of Howard Hughes. The meddling owner of RKO Radio Pictures encourages him to maximize nudity in his costume designs, leading to the censorship of The French Line, Son of Sinbad, and The Conqueror. Hughes involves Michael in a series of madcap adventures and preposterous requests, and even charges Michael with relaying orders to RKO's production chiefs. At 27, Michael Woulfe was one of the youngest costume designers in history to receive screen credit as Gown Designer. As head designer on more than sixty films, including Blood on the Sun, Tycoon, My Forbidden Past, and Clash by Night, Michael worked with Hollywood stars such as Claudette Colbert, Laraine Day, Ava Gardner, Judy Garland, Susan Hayward, Janet Leigh, Marilyn Monroe, Terry Moore, Debbie Reynolds, Jane Russell, Jean Simmons, and Loretta Young.The glamour of the Golden Age of Hollywood comes alive once again in "Glamour and Mischief!" Co-author David V. Jervis, Michael's close friend and confidante, unearthed a treasure trove of memorabilia and an unpublished memoir that allows him to lovingly pay tribute to his dear friend. Through engaging stories, humorous recollections, and more than 200 never-before-published images that include original costume sketches, photographs, and personal letters, he painstakingly pieces together a comprehensive legacy of a man who deeply loved Hollywood.

How to Get Dressed

How to Get Dressed Author Alison Freer
ISBN-10 9781607747079
Release 2015-04-14
Pages 256
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Costume designer Alison Freer’s styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. In How to Get Dressed, Alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive style guide focused on rethinking your wardrobe like a fashion expert and making what’s in your closet work for you. She provides real-world advice about everything style-related, including: • Making every garment you own fit better • Mastering closet organization • The undergarments you actually need • The scoop on tailors and which alterations are worth it • Shopping thrift and vintage like a rockstar Instead of repeating boring style “rules,” Alison breaks the rules and gets real about everything from bras to how to deal with inevitable fashion disasters. Including helpful information such as how to skip ironing and the dry cleaners, remove every stain under the sun, and help clueless men get their sartorial acts together, How to Get Dressed has hundreds of insider tips from Alison’s arsenal of tools and expertise. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Romantic and glamorous Hollywood design

Romantic and glamorous Hollywood design Author Costume Institute (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105036338346
Release 1974
Pages 44
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Fashion and Costume in American Popular Culture

Fashion and Costume in American Popular Culture Author Valerie Burnham Oliver
ISBN-10 0313294127
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 279
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Provides a convenient and unique look at fashion and costume literature and how it has developed historically. Discusses subjects from jeans to wedding dresses.

Hollywood and History

Hollywood and History Author Edward Maeder
ISBN-10 0875871399
Release 1987
Pages 256
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Ilan Ramon

Ilan Ramon Author Barbara Sofer
ISBN-10 1580131166
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 63
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A biography of Ilan Ramon, Israel's first astronaut, who died when the space shuttle Columbia exploded during re-entry in 2003.