Edith Head, who was born Oct. 28th, 1897, was married to Wiard Ihnen – Production Designer

Even Google got into the act today with Miss Edith’s birthday:

Screen Shot 2013-10-28 at 8.09.48 AMThey lived in a wonderful house called, Casa Ladera…

Casa Ladera 2Casa Ladera 1

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  1. Mary L McIntire
    October 28, 2013

    Mmmmhmmmm….can’t you just smell the lavender?

  2. October 28, 2013

    I was obsessed with Edith Head when I was a teenager. Thank you for this!

  3. October 28, 2013

    i’ve always been fascinated by her )

  4. Heather in Arles
    October 28, 2013

    That might be the first time that I have seen a photo of her where she is smiling! Their home looks as if it were a wonderful place to be…It looks familiar to me and I am wondering if it still exists…? Hmmm…

  5. October 28, 2013

    What an extraordinary array of masks.I am going to enlarge it later for a closer look.I love exotic.

  6. Luanne
    October 28, 2013

    I loved waking up to that Google art! I always had a soft spot for Edith Head and only because my grandmother was a tailor who worked in Chicago and was offered a job working on costume design for the movies and turned it down. hah

  7. October 28, 2013

    Dearest V
    How absolutely perfect and utterly envy making at once… but the jealousy passes and one is left with only admiration.
    Yours ever
    The Perfumed Dandy

  8. October 28, 2013

    You know the white dress in A Place in The Sun…that was by Head and it launched a million prom dresses.

  9. October 29, 2013

    Google didn’t think it was worthwhile to give us Edith Head down this way. Humph!

  10. November 2, 2013

    I was thrilled to see Edith Head on Google. It was an awesome graphic they created for her day.

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