The costume designer

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One in a series of twelve, one-reel films designed to present behind-the scenes activities of the motion picture industry. This film explains the work of the costume designer in the production of a feature motion picture, illustrating the skill, the research, and the sense of the appropriate which must go into the designing of costumes.  Factual knowledge must be combined with artistic creative ability in making costumes.  Shows how each character in a movie is attired to sustain the mood of the scene or to portray a segment of society, a country, or an era in history in accurate detail.  Featuring Edith Head.
Ideal Pictures Corporation (Chicago, Ill.); Members of the Motion Picture Industry; Teaching Film Custodians; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Sponsored; Show business
Costume design ; Costume ; Motion pictures--Production and direction
Archival search request - Movie palaces
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:08:53); 16mm
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Hal and Kathryn Stewart. | Possible alternate titles include: TFC: Costume Design | Possible alternate titles include: Costume Designer 
Series Producer - Grant Leenhouts.
Copyright Date: 1949
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003270222; Other: GR00434515; MDPI Barcode: 40000003400142

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