Hollywood Before Glamour: Fashion In American Silent Film by M. Tolini FinamoreHollywood Before Glamour: Fashion In American Silent Film by M. Tolini Finamore

Hollywood Before Glamour: Fashion In American Silent Film

byM. Tolini Finamore

Paperback | January 1, 2013

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This exploration of fashion in American silent film offers fresh perspectives on the era preceding the studio system, and the evolution of Hollywood's distinctive brand of glamour. By the 1910s, the moving image was an integral part of everyday life and communicated fascinating, but as yet un-investigated, ideas and ideals about fashionable dress.
Michelle Tolini Finamore has a PhD from the Bard Graduate Center, New York, USA, and is Curator of Fashion Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA. She has held posts at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sotheby's, the Rhode Island School of Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology. She most recently c...
Title:Hollywood Before Glamour: Fashion In American Silent FilmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:246 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349351172

ISBN - 13:9781349351176

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction The Working Girl and the Fashionable Libertine: Fashion and Film in the Progressive Era, 1900-1915 World War I and 'American' Design In Fashion and Film 'Goddesses in the Machine': The Fashion Show on Film 'Costumes' And Gowns: The Rise of the Specialist Costume Designer Peggy Hamilton: Queen of Filmland Fashion Conclusion: The Birth of Hollywood Glamour Appendix A. Filmographies for Lucile and Peggy Hamilton Bibliography