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Dressed : A Century of Hollywood Costume Design,9780061172205

Dressed : A Century of Hollywood Costume Design

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ISBN13:

9780061172205

ISBN10:
0061172200
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/30/2014
Publisher(s):
Harpercollins
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Summary

"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research, Landis has uncovered both a treasure trove of costume sketches and photographs - many of them previously unpublished - and a dazzling array of first-person anecdotes that inform and enhance the images.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 an 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."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Deborah Nadoolman Landis lectures at the American Film Institute and the USC School of Cinematic Arts and is a professor at the University of the Arts London.

Table of Contents

Foreword Anjelica Huston
Introduction
Early Yearsp. 1
1920sp. 29
1930sp. 71
1940sp. 135
1950sp. 177
1960sp. 243
1970sp. 307
1980sp. 367
1990sp. 409
2000sp. 477
Acknowledgmentsp. 545
Quotation Sourcesp. 547
Costume Designer and Illustrator Creditsp. 554
Photography Creditsp. 558
Indexp. 561
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