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    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

    The Harvey Girls

    1946

    Costume seen on Angela Lansbury as Em

    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

    Gigi

    1958

    Costume seen on Maruja Plose as a model

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About the Costume

Helen Rose designed this beautifully embroidered gown for Angela Lansbury to wear as Em in the 1946 film The Harvey Girls. The dress was dyed purple, likely under the direction of Cecil Beaton, for the 1958 movie Gigi, where the costume was worn by Maruja Plose as a model. 

 

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Additional Images

About the Costume

Helen Rose designed this beautifully embroidered gown for Angela Lansbury to wear as Em in the 1946 film The Harvey Girls. The dress was dyed purple, likely under the direction of Cecil Beaton, for the 1958 movie Gigi, where the costume was worn by Maruja Plose as a model. 

 

Helen Rose designed this beautifully embroidered gown for Angela Lansbury to wear as Em in the 1946 film The Harvey Girls. The dress was dyed purple, likely under the direction of Cecil Beaton, for the 1958 movie Gigi, where the costume was worn by Maruja Plose as a model. 

 

Credits

Sighting Credit:
  • James
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Costume Designer:
  • Helen Rose

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