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Classic Hollywood Style Hardcover – 11 Oct 2012

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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln (11 Oct. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0711233756
  • ISBN-13: 978-0711233751
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 693,312 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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List of films and key styles  

Camille (1921) Rudolph Valentino and Alla Nazimova in Art Deco style Our Dancing Daughters (1928) Joan Crawford and flapper style A Woman of Affairs (1928) Garbo in a trenchcoat Morocco (1930) Dietrich in a tuxedo Queen Christina (1933) Garbo triggers bishop sleeve sensation Flying Down to Rio (1933) Fred and Ginger’s first billing The Dancing Lady (1933) Joan Crawford – rags to riches Cleopatra (1934) Claudette Colbert in Art Deco style Jezebel (1938) Bette Davis in Civil War period costume Gone with the Wind (1939) Vivien Leigh in Civil War costume The Philadelphia Story (1940) Katharine Hepburn in slacks and elegant gowns Kitty Foyle (1940) Ginger Rogers as modern working woman Casablanca (1942) Bogart in fedora, trenchcoat, white tuxedo Cover Girl (1944) Rita Hayworth as all-American girl-next-door To Have and Have Not (1944) Bacall’s wave hairdo Mildred Pierce (1945) Joan Crawford and shoulder pads Gilda (1946) Rita Hayworth’s black strapless gown The Killers (1946) Ava Gardner as the classic femme fatale All About Eve (1950) Bette Davis’s off-the-shoulder New Look dress A Place in the Sun (1951) Monty Cliff as a rebel in biker’s leathers, Elizabeth Taylor’s white prom dress A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Brando’s t-shirt Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Monroe in burlesque pink From Here to Eternity (1953) Deborah Kerr’s halter neck bathing suit To Catch a Thief (1954) Grace Kelly the Grecian, glacial blonde Sabrina (1954) Hepburn’s first Givenchy film, clean and simple style, boat neck dress The Seven Year Itch (1955) Monroe’s white halter neck dress blowing up Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Dean in a red windbreaker – teen style High Society (1956) Grace Kelly and cocktail dresses Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) Elizabeth Taylor in the white chiffon ‘cat dress’ Imitation of Life (1959) Lana Turner in expensive gowns and jewels Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Hepburn’s little black dress (and gloves) My Fair Lady (1964) Cecil Beaton’s Edwardian Ascot Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Berets, midiskirts, pinstripe and neckties The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) Faye Dunaway’s miniskirts, McQueen’s Ivy Style

About the Author

Caroline Young is an Edinburgh-based journalist, fashion writer and blogger, and is the author of Classic Hollywood Style, Style Tribes and Tartan + Tweed.

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