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Hollywood costume

2012
Books, Manuscripts
This book celebrates the costume designer's contribution to the telling of the cinematic story in 100 years of Hollywood. The book reveals that films are about people and it is the art of the costume designer who helps create those characters
Main title:
Hollywood costume / edited by Deborah Nadoolman Landis
Imprint:
London Victoria & Albert Museum 2012
Collation:
320 p. illustrations (chiefly colour) map
Contents:
1. The art of becoming: What is costume design? -- Moving pictures, silent movies and the art of William Hogarth -- Designing The Last Emperor -- The process of transformation -- Designing for the Coen Brothers -- Transformations: Johnny Depp -- Creative collaborations -- 2. Defining the character: The costume of silent comedy -- Sound comedy: louder and funnier -- Silhouettes of seduction -- Hollywood and history -- Banton's beauties -- Costume and fashion -- Beaton's Fair Lady -- Unfashioning costume design -- Transformations: an interview with Robert De Niro -- Transformations: an interview with Meryl Streep -- Ann Roth in conversation -- 3. Collectors & collecting: The exhibition odyssey -- Looking behind the wizard's curtain -- The treasure hunt -- Showcasing the talent -- A collectors' tale -- The collecting imperative: a studio perspective -- Actress and collector -- Blades -- Gunslingers -- 90027, Hollywood is a zip code: the LA connection -- 4. New frontiers: Afterlife: ensuring the enduring interest of a web audience -- Why design? -- Fantasy, sci-fi and superheroes -- The challenges of Mocap and CGI
ISBN:
9781851777099 (hbk)
Dewey class:
791.4302 HOL
Local class:
791.4302
Language:
English
BRN:
18846
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