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    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

    Marie Antoinette

    1938

    Costume seen on Gladys George as Madame Du Barry

    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
    • Richard Avedon

    The Legend of Lylah Clare

    1968

    Costume seen on Kim Novak as Lylah Clare

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About the Costume

This costume made its first appearance in the 1938 Marie Antoinette, where it was worn by Gladys George as Madame DuBarry. It was used again in the 1968 film The Legend of Lylah Clare.  While it did not make a real appearance in the film itself, it was used for a photo shoot featuring Kim Novak. She was photographed by Richard Avedon for a series that would be used to create oil  paintings to be used in the film. To read more about the photo shoot and to see more pictures, check out this excellent article by Richard Rushfield.

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About the Costume

This costume made its first appearance in the 1938 Marie Antoinette, where it was worn by Gladys George as Madame DuBarry. It was used again in the 1968 film The Legend of Lylah Clare.  While it did not make a real appearance in the film itself, it was used for a photo shoot featuring Kim Novak. She was photographed by Richard Avedon for a series that would be used to create oil  paintings to be used in the film. To read more about the photo shoot and to see more pictures, check out this excellent article by Richard Rushfield.

This costume made its first appearance in the 1938 Marie Antoinette, where it was worn by Gladys George as Madame DuBarry. It was used again in the 1968 film The Legend of Lylah Clare.  While it did not make a real appearance in the film itself, it was used for a photo shoot featuring Kim Novak. She was photographed by Richard Avedon for a series that would be used to create oil  paintings to be used in the film. To read more about the photo shoot and to see more pictures, check out this excellent article by Richard Rushfield.

Credits

Sighting Credit:
  • Michael
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Costume Designer:
  • Adrian

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