1939 – inside a studio sewing room.
A few days ago in my rrrambling post on David Lean’s Great Expectations I made passing mention of Gillian Anderson’s performance as Lady Dedlock in the BBC version of Bleak… Read more Gillian Anderson and The House of Mirth (2000) – by George Kaplan →
Lady Lyndon on screen in a shimmery blue gown – scenes were shot in natural light and candlelight with special lenses to capture the look of 18th Century paintings. Costumes… Read more BARRY LYNDON – IN LA →
This is a set model – it’s hanging just above eye level in the gallery. Shooting on the set:
“Dr. Stangelove” designed by Ken Adam: . . . Ken Adam is a fascinating man – please do check out this link and hear about working with Kubrick – from… Read more DR. STRANGELOVE IN LA – DESIGNED BY KEN ADAM (Sir Ken Adam) →
Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo was blacklisted at the time as one of the Hollywood Ten. Kirk Douglas publicly announced that Trumbo was the screenwriter of Spartacus, and President John F. Kennedy… Read more SPARTACUS – WRITTEN BY BLACKLISTED DALTON TRUMBO →
This exhibit is comprehensive, illuminating, beautiful – and on the way in you can stand in the funny linear yellow tube field with all the toddlers. Me and The Kid:
From AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS to PLANET OF THE APES, perhaps make-up artist John Chamber’s most spectacular transformations were in service to his fellow countrymen. Working for the… Read more MASTER OF DISGUISE – JOHN CHAMBERS →