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October 28: Happy Birthday Julia Roberts and Jane Alexander

Julia Roberts is 49 today.  She had a rapid rise to stardom.  Although her first feature film appearance was the poorly-received Satisfaction, she then attracted favorable notices for her role in… 1,348 more words

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Artist of the moment.......Edith Head

Edith Head was a world renown American dress maker. Edith Head was born in San Bernardino, California in the year 1897.

Head earned a B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. 287 more words

Fashionable History: Edith Head

I love fashion but I love fashion history even more. That’s all I read about lately and I’m even taking a class, which I’ve mentioned before… 642 more words


Fashionable Quote of the Week by Edith Head

Lately my head has been full of Edith Head (1897-1981). I went a little overboard with research on the Hollywood costumer for my class –  Fashion Icons of the Twentieth Century. 196 more words


#103: The Lady Eve




Special Features

  1. Audio commentary by noted film scholar Marian Keane
  2. Video introduction by writer-director Peter Bogdanovich
  3. The 1942 broadcast of the Lux Radio Theatre adaptation, performed by Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland…
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The Dress Doctor Part 2

Last week, I reviewed the book I bought at an estate sale,  “The Dress Doctor” by Edith Head.  Miss Head won 8 Oscars for costume design, and dressed most of the leading ladies in Hollywood movies in the 1930s through the 1960s. 860 more words

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