Edith Head: The Life and Times of Hollywood's Celebrated Costume Designer

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HarperCollins, Dec 23, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
"Edith Head is richly illustrated with more than 150 images, including family snapshots, sketches, and studio portraits of the stars and roles she helped to create. With a full-color photo insert, this informative, thorough, and important biography is also engaging and entertaining, and will appeal to designers, scholars, and film buffs alike."--BOOK JACKET.

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EDITH HEAD: The Life and Times of Hollywood's Celebrated Costume Designer

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A former costumer who knew the doyenne designer late in her career pens an "official" bio that corrects some of her autobiographical fancies. Born in 1897 (she said 1907), Edith Head was a slightly ... Read full review

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I read the Barbara Stanwyck parts when I borrowed it from the Film Library - I wanted to wait with reading everything else until I own it! Read full review

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About the author (2003)

David Chierichetti, a film historian and costumer, is the author of several books on Hollywood and costume design, including Mitchell Leisen and Hollywood Costume Design. He teaches at Otis College of Art and Design and at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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