Posts tagged with "Orry-Kelly"

Orry-Kelly: Les Girls (1957)

Posted by Christina Stewart August 14, 2013 0 Comment 4832 views

They’re the most vivacious…vexacious…flirtatious personalities in gay Paree! shouts the films tagline and it’s no exaggeration. Kay Kendall, Mitzi Gaynor, and Taina Elg are Les Girls in this delightfully dark musical comedy about truth. “What is Truth?” the film keeps asking, well it takes M-G-M Studio, director George Cukor, Gene Kelly, Jacques Bergerac, Leslie Phillips, […]

Costume Designers in Hollywood’s Golden Age

Posted by Christina Stewart March 18, 2013 4 Comments 23206 views

Adrian! Orry-Kelly! Travis Banton! Edith Head! Walter Plunkett! These names conjure up images of glittery, shimmery, and glamorous movie stars wearing the most beautiful creations ever to grace the silver screen. These designers created the iconic images of Joan Crawford’s shoulder pads, Bette Davis’s red antebellum gown, Marlene Dietrich’s feathers, Dorothy Lamour’s sarong, and Vivien […]

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