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    • United Artists

    The Shanghai Gesture

    1941

    Costume seen on Gene Tierney as Poppy

    • George Hurrell
    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

    Promotional Photo

    1942

    Costume seen on Teresa Wright

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About the Costume

This stunning black gown with a train attached to one wrist via an elaborate bracelet was designed by Oleg Cassini. It was worn by Gene Tierney for a promotional photo for the 1941 film The Shanghai Gesture, where she played the character of Poppy. The gown was worn again likely around 1942 in another promotional shot featuring actress Teresa Wright.

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About the Costume

This stunning black gown with a train attached to one wrist via an elaborate bracelet was designed by Oleg Cassini. It was worn by Gene Tierney for a promotional photo for the 1941 film The Shanghai Gesture, where she played the character of Poppy. The gown was worn again likely around 1942 in another promotional shot featuring actress Teresa Wright.

This stunning black gown with a train attached to one wrist via an elaborate bracelet was designed by Oleg Cassini. It was worn by Gene Tierney for a promotional photo for the 1941 film The Shanghai Gesture, where she played the character of Poppy. The gown was worn again likely around 1942 in another promotional shot featuring actress Teresa Wright.

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Costume Designer:
  • Oleg Cassini

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