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Made for each other : fashion and the Academy Awards

Author: Bronwyn Cosgrave
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
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"During the pre-Oscar Frenzy that culminates with the walk down the red carpet, billions of viewers get to see what fascinates them most: what the stars are wearing. In Made for Each Other, fashion expert Bronwyn Cosgrave gives us the stories behind the parade of dresses. From the inimitable glamour of thirties Hollywood's leading ladies to Marlene Dietrich's postwar chic and Cher's daring Bob Mackie creations,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bronwyn Cosgrave
ISBN: 9780747592822 0747592829
OCLC Number: 181069129
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: viii, 309 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Show business --
Ch. 2. The getaway --
Ch. 3. Gone with the wind --
Ch. 4. Dark victory --
Ch. 5. Applause --
Ch. 6. The women --
Ch. 7. Stepping out --
Ch. 8. The bad and the beautiful --
Ch. 9. The only game in town --
Ch. 10. A foreign affair --
Ch. 11. What price Hollywood? --
Ch. 12. The greatest show on earth.
Responsibility: Bronwyn Cosgrave.
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