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Gwen Wakeling costume design drawings
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Description
The Gwen Wakeling costume design drawings span the years 1942-1966 (bulk late 1950s-1960s) and encompass approximately 16 linear feet. Wakeling's freelance film career and her theater and television career from the late 1950s through the 1960s make up the bulk of the material. The collection contains more than 600 costume design drawings, including approximately 150 drawings for films, 50 for television, and 190 for stage productions. There are more than 200 unidentified drawings.
Background
Gwen Wakeling was an American costume designer active from the 1930s to 1960s. She married writer- director Henry J. Staudigl. Wakeling received an Academy Award for color costume design for SAMSON AND DELILAH (1949).
Extent
16 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.