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Author Jorgensen, Jay.
Title Edith Head : the fifty-year career of Hollywood's greatest costume designer / Jay Jorgensen ; introduction by Sandy Powell.
Imprint Philadelphia, PA : Running Press ; New York, NY : LifeTime Media, [2010]

Subject Head, Edith.
Costume designers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.
Costume design -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (400 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents The early years -- The deception works -- The reign begins -- The style icons -- Edith Head, superstar -- The studio system in decline -- The universal years.
Summary Never before has the account of Hollywood's most influential designer been so thoroughly revealed - because never before have the Edith Head Archives of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences been tapped. A one-of-a-kind comprehensive survey of the career of the most prominent and talented costume designer in Hollywood history, this book brings together for the first time a spectacular collection of rare and never-before-seen sketches, costume test shots, behind-the-scenes photos, and ephemera from the Edith Head archives. A biography and complete filmography covering her work from & q.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780762441730 (electronic bk.)
0762441739 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 701109862
Additional Format Print version: Jorgensen, Jay. Edith Head. Philadelphia : Running Press ; New York : Lifetime Media, ©2010 9780762438051 (DLC) 2010926483 (OCoLC)535492032