Hollywood before glamour : fashion in American silent film / Michelle Tolini Finamore.

Author
Finamore, Michelle Tolini [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  • ©2013
Description
xiii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Notes
Based on the author's dissertation (doctoral)--Bard Graduate Center for Studies in Decorative Arts, Design History and Material Culture, 2010.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-240) and index.
Contents
Introduction -- The working girl and the fashionable libertine: fashion and film in the Progressive Era -- World War I and "American" design in fashion and film -- "Goddesses in the machine": the fashion show on film -- Costumes and gowns: the rise of the specialist costume designer -- Peggy Hamilton: queen of filmland fashion -- Conclusion: the birth of Hollywood glamour.
ISBN
  • 9780230389489
  • 0230389481
LCCN
2012048099
OCLC
819519350
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