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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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The Dress Doctor by Edith Head

I noticed a book at an estate sale with a dress form on the cover, picked it up, and discovered I had a first edition copy dated 1959 of the book “The Dress Doctor” by Edith Head.  704 more words


The Skeleton in the Wardrobe

An overstuffed wardrobe is often as bare as a skeleton when it comes to wearable apparel.
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Edith Head's work on display at Decorative Arts Center

 July 1, 2016

The grandiose halls of the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio are bustling with life as Randall Thropp weaves between dress forms laden with priceless gowns. 426 more words

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Flashback Friday -Jack the Ripper

Mike and I have been playing a new game, Letters From Whitechapel, lately. The base concept is that one player is Jack the Ripper, committing his murders and attempting to escape the police. 72 more words

"Edith Head & Co." exhibit at The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

I have always associated Edith Head with the glamorous fashions of 1940s Hollywood. Her career, however, began much earlier than this.  In the late 1920s she began work at Paramount Studios.  249 more words

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TO CATCH A THIEF (1955): "I bet you told her all your trees were Sequoias."

TO CATCH A THIEF (1955) – Paramount – ★★★★

Color – 106 minutes – 1.85:1 aspect ratio

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Principal cast:  Cary Grant  1,759 more words

Alfred Hitchcock