Hollywood Costume: Glamour! Glitter! Romance!
first edition Hardcover
1976 · New York
by McConathy, Dale; Diana Vreeland
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Sm. Folio. 317pp. Floral pattered brocade fabric, white lettering on spine. In original clear plastic dust jacket, with title and illustration. Profusely illustrated with 127 full bleed reproductions of photographs, 79 in full color, photographs by Keith Trumbo. Covers six decades of costume production in movies, including costumes once worn by and being worn by stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Mae West, Shirley Temple, Carole Lombard, Jean Harlowe, Claudette Colbert, Fred Astair, Bette Davis, Vivian Leigh, and many others. Overall very good condition. Chapters: Make it Big! by Diana Vreeland The ruby slippers, the trench coat, and the lion's suit. 1910s: The Vamp and The Broken Blossom 1920s: The Flapper and the Waif 1930s: The Fatal Woman and the Hoofer 1940s: The Pinup and the Girl Next Door 1950s: The Sex Goddess 1960s: The Twilight of the Goddesses 1970s: Instant replay The Designers: Biographical Notes Costumes in Plates: descriptions and sources Text and Pictures: sources and acknowledgments Further Reading Index. (Inventory #: 22074)