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The Marjorie Best papers span the years 1934-1965 (bulk 1947-1965) and encompass 3.8 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of script material; wardrobe plots, many with fabric swatches attached; and costume design drawings.
Marjorie Best was an American costume designer active from the mid-1920s to mid-1960s. Best won an Academy Award for costume design (color) for THE ADVENTURES OF DON JUAN (1949). She also received nominations for GIANT (1956), SUNRISE AT CAMPOBELLO (1960), and THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD (1965).
3.8 linear feet of papers.
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