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Renie costume design drawings
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Description
The Renie costume design drawings span the years 1953-1963 and encompass approximately 4 linear feet. The collection contains costume sketches for THE BIG FISHERMAN (1959), CLEOPATRA (1963), and THE PRESIDENT'S LADY (1953). There are also travel and research photographs in the form of slides and transparencies.
Background
Renie Conley was an American costume designer active in film from 1937 to 1981. She received an Academy Award for costume design for CLEOPATRA (1963) and was nominated for four other films, including THE PRESIDENT'S LADY (1953) and THE BIG FISHERMAN (1959).
Extent
4 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.