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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michelle Tolini Finamore
|Notes:||Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Bard Graduate Center for Studies in Decorative Arts, Design History and Material Culture, 2010.|
|Description:||xiii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
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 --
The birth of Hollywood glamour --
Appendix : Partial filmographies for Lucile and Peggy Hamilton Adams.
|Responsibility:||Michelle Tolini Finamore.|
"This book has the potential to make a contribution to many fields: fashion and film history, film theory, design history and popular culture studies. It is extremely well written, well referenced,