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Hollywood Costume

Landis, Deborah Nadoolman

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ISBN 10: 1851777105 / ISBN 13: 9781851777105
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2013. First Edition. Paperback. Now in paperback, this book celebrates the costume designer's contribution to the telling of cinematic story in 100 years of Hollywood. Editor(s): Landis, Deborah Nadoolman. Num Pages: 320 pages, 450 colour. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; AKT; APFX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 308 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1952. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781851777105

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Title: Hollywood Costume

Publisher: V & A Publishing

Binding: Soft cover

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


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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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