This handsome collection pays tribute to seven great Hollywood designers; the three mentioned in the subtitle plus Travis Banton, Jean Louis, Irene, and Orry-Kelly. Two female figures (with separate attachable heads for each star) model exquisite gowns created for Vivien Leigh (Gone with the Wind), Lana Turner (Ziegfield Girl), Marlene Dietrich (Shanghai Express), Bette Davis (Jezebel and All About Eve), Rita Hayworth (Gilda), and Gloria Swanson (Sunset Boulevard), among others. Dover Original. 2 dolls and 30 full-color costumes on 16 plates.
Colorful, exciting collection of 7 dolls and 31 costumes pays tribute to memorable roles performed by Broadway’s great ladies: Ethel Merman inAnnie Get Your Gun;Carol Channing inHello, Dolly!;Pearl Bailey in the African-American production of the same musical; Angela Lansbury as the effervescent star ofMame;Gwen Verdon inDamn Yankees;Julie Andrews in the award-winningMy Fair Lady;and Mary Martin as the definitive Peter Pan. A treasure trove that will delight students of fashion design, theater buffs, and paper doll fans of all ages.
This collection of classic Shirley Temple paper dolls reprints two rare books published in the 1930s. Includes three lifelike dolls varying in size from 20 7/8" (covers two pages) to 5 7/8" and 18 delightful outfits: pleated and ruffled party dresses; pinafores for home and school; sunsuits for the beach and backyard; belted raincoat; perky sailor suit; and many accessories.
Detailed authentic depictions of 10 great stars, Bert Williams to Louis Armstrong, in celebrated roles, concert performances. Hattie McDaniel, Paul Robeson, Billie Holiday, Bill Robinson, more. Biographies.
Sixteen colorful dolls with dashing costumes represent swashbuckling characters from famous pirate films, including Errol Flynn in Captain Blood, Geena Davis in Cutthroat Island, plus other stars from today's biggest seaworthy hits.
Fashion expert, David Wolfe, has created a gorgeous paper doll wardrobe representing twenty-five movie costumes that influenced fashion during Hollywood's Golden Era for three classic fashion figures. David also offers commentary on the fashions, designers, stars and movie studios of these three important decades in movie history.
A painstakingly researched and meticulous re-creation of the trend-setting styles of the 1940s. Two dolls and 32 lavish outfits for evening and day wear include Schiaparelli's dark blue wool suit; an Adrian cocktail dress in crepe; a four-tiered wool dress by Germaine Monteil; an elegant wedding gown from Henri Bendel; and much more.
From The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and Make Room for Daddy to Roseanne and Everybody Loves Raymond, this paper doll collection salutes television's most lovable moms. Seventeen dolls, each with two outfits, include June Cleaver (Leave It to Beaver), Carol Brady (The Brady Bunch), Clair Huxtable (The Cosby Show), Peg Bundy (Married with Children), and thirteen other popular sitcom moms.
Movie buff and fashion expert, artist David Wolfe turns back the calendar to 1939, the year considered the pinnacle of achievement in Hollywood films. What a glorious year it was! Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, The Women, Ninotchka and more great movies were released. A brand new paper doll book commemorates that year with three glamorous dolls and eight pages of memorable costumes. The list of costume credits is impressive. There are sophisticated contemporary clothes and spectacular period pieces from films including Love Affair, Ice Follies of 1939, Idiot's Delight, Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, In Name Only, Wuthering Heights, Goodbye Mr. Chips, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, Midnight and Dark Victory. Worn in films by great stars like Greta Garbo, Bette Davis, Merle Oberon, Irene Dunne, Joan Crawford, Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland and Carole Lombard, the outfits look lovely on a trio of paper dolls with star quality. An especially collectible book for classic movie fans and collectors of David Wolfe¿s vintage-like paper doll books.
Let's dance! This show-stopping collection is filled with stars from 15 popular dance films, from classics such as The Red Shoes and The King and I to Moulin Rouge and more recent films. Among the featured couples are John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in Grease and Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing, along with Jennifer Beals of Flashdance, dancers from A Chorus Line, and other well-known performers, including Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jennifer Lopez, and Antonio Banderas.