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Styling the Stars: Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive (Hardback)

Angela Cartwright, Tom McLaren

Edité par Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP, United States, 2014
ISBN 10: 1608872572 / ISBN 13: 9781608872572
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Titre : Styling the Stars: Treasures from the ...

Éditeur : Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP, United States

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. A stunning collection of behind-the-scenes hair, makeup, and wardrobe continuity photographs taken before the cameras rolled on many of Hollywood s most fashion-inspiring stars and cherished films. Culled from the Twentieth Century Fox archive, Styling the Stars features images of more than 150 actors such as Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Julie Andrews, Cary Grant, Clark Gable, and Paul Newman from more than 100 Fox classics, including Miracle on 34th Street, The Sound of Music, Cleopatra, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Revered for their indisputable sense of style, classic Hollywood films continue to inspire today s fashions. But the carefully crafted appearances of the timeless characters personified by the likes of Clark Gable, Julie Andrews, and Audrey Hepburn came as the result of meticulous hairstyling, makeup, and costume design. In Hollywood s trendsetting world of glamour and glitz, continuity photographs ensured that these wardrobe elements remained consistent throughout the filming process. Now, decades later, these shots provide a striking record of the evolution of Hollywood fashion from the 1930s to the early 1970s. Written by Angela Cartwright and Tom McLaren, with a foreword by Maureen O Hara, this collection of candid rarities offers a glimpse into the details of prepping Hollywood s most iconic personalities, plus revelatory stories about Twentieth Century Fox classics. Here readers find images of Shirley Temple as she runs a brush through her trademark curls, Marilyn Monroe as she s fitted for an elegant evening gown, Cary Grant as he suits up for a swim, and Paul Newman donning a six-shooter. The result is a stunning collector s volume of film and fashion photography, as well as an invaluable compendium of movie history. (c) 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. N° de réf. du libraire AA99781608872572

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Synopsis : "The carefully crafted and timeless characters personified by the likes of Clark Gable, Julie Andrews, and Audrey Hepburn in classic Hollywood films came as the result of meticulous hairstyling, makeup artistry, and lavish costume design. Once fully styled, stars posed for camera-ready continuity shots, which now, decades later, provide a striking record of the evolution of Hollywood fashion from the 1930s to the early 1970s. Styling the Stars takes fans of film, fashion, and photography inside the Twentieth Century Fox archive to deliver an intimate look at the stars of Hollywood s golden era and beyond. Here you ll find images of Shirley Temple as she runs a brush through her trademark curls, Marilyn Monroe as she s fitted for an elegant evening gown, Cary Grant as he suits up for a swim, and Paul Newman donning a six-shooter, among hundreds of rare, never-before-published photographs. The result is a stunning collector s volume of film and fashion photography, as well as an invaluable compendium of movie history."

Critique: "This is an absolutely beautiful hardcover book of Hollywood's golden era in film, capturing portraits of the world's biggest stars as they prepared for the camera."--"Chirnside BookChat" "Revelatory behind-the-scenes book offers striking "continuity" photos from the Fox vaults...you'll find just about every Hollywood icon and TCM fave...Many are in historical getups, a few in hysterical getups... The coolest thing about these shots is their utter candidness...[the actors and actresses] personalities shining through without pretense, without the burden of the role they're about to play."--"The Philadelphia Inquirer" "One designer's work is a film buff's treasure."--"Entertainment Weekly" "For the cinephile." "Wonderful collection of never-before-seen archival hair, makeup and wardrobe continuity photos show[s] the candid side of the otherwise tightly controlled publicity around the Old Hollywood stars of 20th Century Fox - Audrey Hepburn, Clark Gable, Paul Newman, Cary Grant and more."--"The Globe & Mail" "Tantalizing glimpse behind the scenes of a Hollywood movie factory: wardrobe and makeup test shots from the Fox archives, along with candid on-set photos featuring the stars being prepared for duty by makeup artists, hair stylists, and costumers. In a word, wow...This is another coffee-table book that's hard to pull away from once you dip into it."--"IndieWire" "Classic-movie lovers will enjoy these glimpses of stars in the process of creating some of their iconic roles."--"Shelf Awareness" "A gorgeous coffee table book that captures Old Hollywood like no other...offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Hollywood legends that you've never seen before."--"Parade.com" "Eccentric and artsy, this candid glimpse of the world's beloved film stars focuses on a bygone era of traditional romance and old-school charm."--"Foreword Magazine" "A stunning collector's volume of both film and fashion photography, this tabletop tome will take you through the indisputable sense of style classic Hollywood films had and how they got there. As well as providing a striking record of how this all developed from the Thirties to the Seventies, this is an opportunity to step backstage into the worlds of stars from Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe and even Paul Newman."--"The Telegraph" "This beautifully produced, large format coffee table book presents behind-the-scenes photos, as well as makeup and costume test shots, for many beloved stars and films."-- "Turner Classic Movies.com" "As most of [Insight Editions'] titles are, it is a visual delight...It's an incredible backstage look at Hollywood during the golden age (and a little beyond)."-- "Library Journal"

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