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A number of objects from the Hollywood Costume exhibition, featuring costumes from the film "Brokeback Mountain".
Hollywood Costume


Melbourne Winter Masterpieces

Hollywood Costume

Apr 24 - Aug 18 2013

Direct from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Hollywood Costume explores the central role costume design plays in cinema storytelling.

Bringing together the most iconic costumes from a century of filmmaking, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the clothes worn by unforgettable and beloved characters in films from The Wizard of Oz  (1939) to Titanic  (1997), Ben-Hur  (1959) to Casino Royale  (2006).

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  • This groundbreaking exhibition unites classics from the Golden Age of cinema, including Scarlett O'Hara's green 'curtain' dress designed by Walter Plunkett for Gone with the Wind  (1939) and the 'little black dress' designed by Hubert De Givenchy for Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's  (1961) with costumes from the latest Hollywood releases including Consolata Boyle's outfits for Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady  (2011) and Lindy Hemming's high-tech Batman suit for Christian Bale in The Dark Knight Rises  (2012).

    Hollywood Costume  illuminates the costume designer's creative process from script to screen and reveals the collaborative dialogue that leads to the development of authentic screen characters.

    Hollywood Costume  is curated by eminent Hollywood costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis with Sir Christopher Frayling and Keith Lodwick.

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