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    • Paramount Pictures

    Ladies Man

    1947

    Costume seen on Virginia Welles as Jean Mitchell

    • Paramount Pictures

    Paramount Pictures Promotional Photo

    1940s

    Costume seen on Gail Russell

    • Paramount Pictures

    Paramount Pictures Promotional Photo

    1940s

    Costume seen on Victoria Lake

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About the Costume

This green dress was used several times in the 1940s. It was first spotted on Virginia Welles as Jean Mitchell in the 1947 film Ladies Man. The gown later appeared on Gail Russel and Veronica Lake in promotional shots for Paramount Pictures.

The costume went up for sale at Bonhams in January 2020, where it sold for $1275. Bonhams describes the dress as follows:

Green two-toned floral patterned full-length sleeveless gown with a row of matching appliqued flowers at the neckline and subtle boning in the bodice, bearing a blue-lettered “Paramount” label inscribed, “Virginia Wells [sic]” in black ink and an interior “Paramount Pictures Ladies Wardrobe” stamp accompanied by a matching long-sleeved hip-length jacket with matching tube-like trim, with “PAR 2 PC” in white ink to lining. 

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About the Costume

This green dress was used several times in the 1940s. It was first spotted on Virginia Welles as Jean Mitchell in the 1947 film Ladies Man. The gown later appeared on Gail Russel and Veronica Lake in promotional shots for Paramount Pictures.

The costume went up for sale at Bonhams in January 2020, where it sold for $1275. Bonhams describes the dress as follows:

Green two-toned floral patterned full-length sleeveless gown with a row of matching appliqued flowers at the neckline and subtle boning in the bodice, bearing a blue-lettered “Paramount” label inscribed, “Virginia Wells [sic]” in black ink and an interior “Paramount Pictures Ladies Wardrobe” stamp accompanied by a matching long-sleeved hip-length jacket with matching tube-like trim, with “PAR 2 PC” in white ink to lining. 

This green dress was used several times in the 1940s. It was first spotted on Virginia Welles as Jean Mitchell in the 1947 film Ladies Man. The gown later appeared on Gail Russel and Veronica Lake in promotional shots for Paramount Pictures.

The costume went up for sale at Bonhams in January 2020, where it sold for $1275. Bonhams describes the dress as follows:

Green two-toned floral patterned full-length sleeveless gown with a row of matching appliqued flowers at the neckline and subtle boning in the bodice, bearing a blue-lettered “Paramount” label inscribed, “Virginia Wells [sic]” in black ink and an interior “Paramount Pictures Ladies Wardrobe” stamp accompanied by a matching long-sleeved hip-length jacket with matching tube-like trim, with “PAR 2 PC” in white ink to lining. 

Credits

Sighting Credit:
  • TCM Presents Little Treasures Auction through Bonhams
Costume Designer:
  • Mary Kay Dodson

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