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    • Columbia Pictures

    Serpent of the Nile

    1953

    Costume seen on Rhonda Fleming as Cleopatra

    • Columbia Pictures

    Jason and the Argonauts

    1963

    Costume seen on Nancy Kovack as Medea

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About the Costume

This gown was designed by Jean Louis for the film Serpent of the Nile, where it was worn by Rhonda Fleming as Cleopatra in 1953. It was used again in Jason and the Argonauts in 1963 where it was worn by Nancy Kovac as Medea.

This gorgeous gold, purple, and bejeweled gown eventually made its way into the collection of Debbie Reynolds, where it sold at auction in December of 2011 for $13,000. The auction listing can be seen here.

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About the Costume

This gown was designed by Jean Louis for the film Serpent of the Nile, where it was worn by Rhonda Fleming as Cleopatra in 1953. It was used again in Jason and the Argonauts in 1963 where it was worn by Nancy Kovac as Medea.

This gorgeous gold, purple, and bejeweled gown eventually made its way into the collection of Debbie Reynolds, where it sold at auction in December of 2011 for $13,000. The auction listing can be seen here.

This gown was designed by Jean Louis for the film Serpent of the Nile, where it was worn by Rhonda Fleming as Cleopatra in 1953. It was used again in Jason and the Argonauts in 1963 where it was worn by Nancy Kovac as Medea.

This gorgeous gold, purple, and bejeweled gown eventually made its way into the collection of Debbie Reynolds, where it sold at auction in December of 2011 for $13,000. The auction listing can be seen here.

Credits

Sighting Credit:
  • Katie S.
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Costume Designer:
  • Jean Louis

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