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  • Hedy Lamarr as Lucienne Talbot wearing a velvet gown in the 1942 film "Crossroads."
    • Metro-Goldwin-Mayer (MGM)

    Crossroads

    1942

    Costume seen on Hedy Lamarr as Lucienne Talbot

  • Ruth Brady wearing a velvet gown in a 1940s publicity photo.
    • Metro-Goldwin-Mayer (MGM)

    Publicity Photo

    1940s

    Costume seen on Ruth Brady

  • Marilyn Maxwell wearing a velvet gown in a 1940s publicity photo.
    • Metro-Goldwin-Mayer (MGM)

    Publicity Photo

    1940s

    Costume seen on Marilyn Maxwell

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This beautiful velvet gown, likely designed by Robert Kalloch for Hedy Lamar’s Lucienne Talbot in the 1942 film Crossroads went on to be used in at least two promotional photo shoots for MGM sometime later in the 40s – one with Ruth Brady wearing the piece, and another with Marilyn Maxwell.

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About the Costume

This beautiful velvet gown, likely designed by Robert Kalloch for Hedy Lamar’s Lucienne Talbot in the 1942 film Crossroads went on to be used in at least two promotional photo shoots for MGM sometime later in the 40s – one with Ruth Brady wearing the piece, and another with Marilyn Maxwell.

This beautiful velvet gown, likely designed by Robert Kalloch for Hedy Lamar’s Lucienne Talbot in the 1942 film Crossroads went on to be used in at least two promotional photo shoots for MGM sometime later in the 40s – one with Ruth Brady wearing the piece, and another with Marilyn Maxwell.

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Costume Designer:
  • Robert Kalloch

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