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Hollywood Costume
Hollywood Costume
Authors: Edited by Deborah Nadoolman Landis
Imprint: Abrams Books
ISBN: 1-4197-0982-8
EAN: 9781419709821
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 10/1/2013
Trim Size: 9 1/2 x 12 1/4
Page Count: 320
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 400 color and black-and-white illustrations
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$55.00
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About the book
 
Featuring the most beloved costume designs from the past 100 years of Hollywood films, Hollywood Costume celebrates, for the very first time, the costume designer’s contribution to the telling of the cinematic story. Published in conjunction with an exhibition launched at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London that the New York Times called “extraordinary,” the book showcases the talents of renowned designers such as Adrian, Edith Head, and Sandy Powell, among many others, whose work spans the silent era to the Golden Age of Hollywood to the present day. Essays by a wide variety of leading scholars, archivists, and private collectors, as well as contributions by contemporary costume designers, actors, and directors, take a close look at the conventions of what is considered “costume” and the role of the designer in creating a film’s characters and helping to shape its narrative. With memorable wardrobe classics from The Tramp, Ben-Hur, Cleopatra, The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, Pirates of the Caribbean, Ocean’s Eleven, Sherlock Holmes, Avatar, and many more, Hollywood Costume is the ultimate volume for fashionistas and film lovers alike.
Praise for Hollywood Costume:

“More than a book, it’s a display and worthy of every coffee table.” —DailyCandy

 

About the author
Deborah Nadoolman Landis is the Academy Award–nominated costume designer of Coming to America. Her other costume credits include The Blues Brothers, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Michael Jackson’s Thriller.


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