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Costume Party #5, High Society--All About Eve

All About Eve
USA, 1950
Written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter
Costume design by Edith Head (Bette Davis’s wardrobe) … 429 more words

Eye Candy

Elephant Walk (1954)

Before long time studio director William Dieterle returned back home to Germany in the sixties working mainly in television, his Hollywood output had slowed down substantially. 506 more words

Daily Take

From Texas to Poldark, via The Shire

There’s an interesting article in The Times today (‘When TV is your style guru’, Harriet Walker) about the way in which, these days, we get our fashion information direct from film and TV – the article cites programmes such as Game of Thrones and Mad Men as being particularly influential. 598 more words


Edith Head - A life of dressing for success

Edith Head was undoubtedly Hollywood’s most famous costume designer, or “magician,” as she liked to call herself. Her career spanned fifty-eight years of movie making. In those years she dressed almost every major star who shone in the industry and, with her straight-cut bangs, dark glasses and tailored suits as her trademark, became more famous than most of them. 573 more words

Costume Designer

The 42nd Academy Awards (1970)

The years 1968 and 1969 had been, professionally, quite disastrous for the Taylor-Burton couple. Even more so for the 40s approaching Liz, whose appeal at the box office had diminished considerably, specially since the bizarre… 1,110 more words

Elizabeth Taylor

William Holden as Lover

sizzling with Kim Novak

3 Oscar sluggers

July Holliday is funny

Grace Kelly the masochist

Today, the spotlight is on William Holden’s characters in Romantic films. 628 more words